– Local music fanzine Scutter to host 3 day celebration of music, art and poetry to benefit the Scutter Scholarship Fund for Queer Youth in the Arts and e-zine launch-

(Los Angeles, CA – May 15, 2001) – Scutter fanzine, an independent, Los Angeles-based magazine that celebrates gay and ‘gay-friendly’ bands, artists and celebrities while fighting sexism, homophobia, body fascism and racism, announces Scutterfest 2001, the ‘zine’s first annual three-day festival of music and art benefiting the Scutter Scholarship Fund for Queer Youth in the Arts, and the launch of the ‘zine’s website at http://scutter.hpyermart.net.

Scutterfest 2001 runs from Friday, June 15, 2001 through Sunday, June 17, 2001 at an array of venues and features live music every night including a special acoustic afternoon on Sunday, celebrity guest DJ’s spinning between live music sets, a film festival featuring a personal appearance and Q&A session with Bruce La Bruce, spoken poetry performances, multimedia art exhibitions and presence from non-profit organizations distributing information of relevance to gay youth, minorities, safe sex, runaways and drop-in shelters, domestic violence and women’s issues.