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YO!SISSY

Last summer, YO!Sissy Queer Music Festival of Berlin hosted luscious personas such as Cakes da Killa, Crystal Waters, Peaches and more. Nowadays, organizers are running a Kickstarter campaign to bring bootyliciousness on stage again in 2016. Wouldn’t it be nice to sweat with Le1f or Dai Burger at SO36? Six more days to support…

IF IN LONDON…

This week’s recommendations are two events taking place in South London, both highlighting the work and music of producer Terre Thaemlitz aka DJ Sprinkles. Café OTO presents an evening of talk, video and audio with Thaemlitz, starting with a multi-media reading of “Naisho Wave Manifesto” (“Secrecy Wave Manifesto”), which Thaemlitz produced for the first issue [...]

BLOCKBUSTER FAIL

The German blockbuster-directer Roland Emmerich has just released a trailer for his new movie Stonewall, and it’s been already discussed controversially, particularly about its lack of authenticity. Just to quickly recap: The Stonewall Riots were a series of protests in 1969 against the police by the LGBT community in New York after a police raid in [...]

MARSHA

Marsha P. Johnson was a liberation activist. Despite Hollywood’s latest claims as in the film Stonewall(2015), the African American drag queen was the one who threw the first brick against the police in June, 1969. Literally, according to various sources, this trans woman of color ‘really started it’ − not a pretty clean white boy [...]