Becoming Leslie : the story of the crossdresser who really succeeded in Keeping Austin Weird

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Leslie Cochrane was something of an acquired taste.  He was a very loud middle-aged scantily clad cross-dressing homeless man who was the self-styled leader of a movement called Keep Austin Weird. In his intriguing new documentary from Tracey Frazier we don’t initially know he ended up in this conservative Texas city that he proclaimed was … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews Erica’s First Holy Shit a comedic psychosexual lesbian fantasia of adventure and discovery.

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Queer communities in cities around the world are under increasing threat from rapidly rising rents and landlords more often favoring corporate big business tenants over small owner-managed businesses. In Erica’s First Holy Shit, we see how this is affecting bohemian Austin, Texas. The city’s famous queer fitness guru, Erica Nix, contemplates the changing tides of Austin’s … Continue reading

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