Total Tranarchy!

by angeliska on October 5, 2010

Well, my darlings – I must say that I could not be more pleased with Tranarchy’s
inaugural outing! The energy all night was truly lovely, and it made me so happy
to see so many people excited about dressing up, dancing, the cool weather,
and each other. We had a big line-up of marvelously fun performances, several
of which were debuts! I was so proud to see such an amazing and diverse
community of beautiful freaks get together and make this thing happen.
We got a lovely write-up from sweet Jimmie D in The Austin Chronicle’s
Gay Place Blog that made my heart sing: Tranarchists Unite and Take Over
No matter what I do, I can’t seem to quit my thing with hot pink and silver.
I think it’s my inner seven year old that needs to express some kind of
Jem fantasy
. My inner drag queen just needs to glue a whole lotta stuff
to my face. It’s odd how right it always feels – how implausibly comfortable.
This fella makes me so happy! Isn’t his outfit stellar?
Anthony Fuller was ever so elegant blue and stunned us all with a
very moving rendition of Bronski Beat’s Smalltown Boy, which he
dedicated to all the boys that took their lives this month after being
bullied to the point of despair. Wanna do something to help?
Check this out: Dan Savage’s “It Gets Better” Movement
One of my very favorite people in the world: Aaron Flynn!
Beautiful Tranarchy Go-go dancer, Lernard Grigsby
Two of my dear ladies, Miss Raven (who performs as Mizarre) + Al!
Tomcat Grimalkin + Rima Hyena
Miz Chlamydia Burns + the queen Coco Coquette herself, Allyson Garro
Jimmie D and the fringe-bearded wonders of Kings + Things
dazzled us with their version of “All I Care About” from Chicago.
How I love a good fan dance!
The troupe also did an adorable version of Leslie and the Ly’s “Craft Talk”
that had everyone dancing, cackling and covered in glitter and yarn!
2 Left Feet is my new favorite dance explosion! They ejaculate feathers.
Sym Prole as Merci Killingspree, paint-huffing advocate for elegant ladies everywhere.
DJ Chicken Kiev + DJ Chainsaw Hamwell kept the dance-floor packed all night long!
Mizarre’s performance completely blew me away. I’ve never seen such an
effective and arresting half-man/half-woman act. It was simultaneously
arousing and very disturbing. She makes a very frightening partial man!
The song she performed to was Big Black’s “Bad Penny” – it was perfect.
My full set of photos from Tranarchy on flickr!
Austin360’s Tranarchy Gallery
♡ Devaki Knowles has the best photobooths in the land, shooting
on both digital and beautiful vintage polaroids. Love her:
Fun Loving Photos
Can’t wait for the next one!


such a great night! i can’t wait (and hope) for the next one!

by lau on October 5, 2010 at 2:31 am. Reply #

This looks marvelous. I love it when the queerlings all get dressed up and go dance.

by Sophie on October 5, 2010 at 8:17 am. Reply #

what what?! a kittle litten, i mean little kitten sits smitten on my leggies and i like it. and i really like you too moonbeam, i do!
Pleasure running into you at the photo gallery on sunday, synergy is in the air at all times. seems that way, doesn’t it? We need to play… makeup, dolls, costumes, wigs, earring, yoga, food, anything. I am new to Austin from Chicago and Tranarchy was the dope show for sho! I am pretty free most days, so please do give me a text, call or email anytime as I would love to be a part of the tranarchy sparkle cult!!
peace n love

by Fiona aka Felipe on November 23, 2010 at 2:40 pm. Reply #

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