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New York City’s best guide to gay clubs, gay bars and LGBT events throughout NYC

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The best gay bars in New York City

The best gay bars, dance clubs and pubs in New York to drink and dance the night away

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See photos of Rites XXXVI: The Black Party (NSFW)

After losing its Manhattan home, the long-running queer nightlife institution is reinvented in the boroughs

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The best gay nightlife and parties in New York

Gay parties in New York offer something for everyone, from relaxed, mixed-queer shindigs to sweaty dance throwdowns

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Music

Interview: Perfume Genius

The Seattle singer-songwriter has come out of his shell

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The best LGBT things to do in New York this week

Get busy with our picks for the best LGBT events this week

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Gay & Lesbian events in NYC: Critics' picks

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Unitard: House of Tards

The incredibly vicious and relentlessly hilarious trio of Mike Albo, Nora Burns and David Ilku returns with a new show vivisecting modern nuisances from pop-up shops and TED Talks to Instagram and Scruff. These guys return to the NYC stage all too rarely, so don't miss this brief run.

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Fire in the Hole

Got a thing for carrottops? You'll find plenty of them at this monthly soiree for gingers and their friends. DJ Sean McMahill (guess what color his hair is?) presides while you knock back cheap pints and whiskey gingers.

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Well-Strung

This extremely charming and cheekily named singing string quartet has been honing its craft all over the world for the past couple of years. Tonight, the boys share their new work, Popssical, which includes their take on the likes of Beethoven, Ravel and Miley Cyrus.

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Roger Jacoby: How to Be a Homosexual, Parts I and II

Filmmakers Jim Hubbard and Jerry Tartaglia host this night of screenings and discussion about pioneering avant-garde queer filmmaker Roger Jacoby.

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Upcoming events

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Furball

Joe Fiore hosts this super popular dance party for husky, hairy dudes and those who wish to frolic among them. The ever-beloved Corey Craig spins, with support from John LePage. Go-go bears bump and grind throughout.

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Willam: The meWme Show

The only queen ever kicked off RuPaul's Drag Race also happens to be one of the funniest performers—and best singers—ever to come out of that show, and he's rightly become something of an Internet sensation, racking up millions of views with his song parodies and casually bitchy comedy.

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Dance on the Pier

RECOMMENDED: Full coverage of Gay Pride Heritage of Pride's official Pride Weekend capper unfolds under the stars, with the skyline glowing to the east and the Hudson shimmering to the west. This year's DJs are Ralphi Rosario, the Cube Guys and Wayne G, plus there's always a variety of live performers—last year's headliner was pop princess Demi Lovato, and don't rule out a last-minute surprise (Jennifer Lopez and Whitney Houston are among the megastars who have dropped by with no advance fanfare). As the dance starts to wind down, cast your eyes to the sky for a fireworks display. For those who don't have to get up early tomorrow, that's your cue to move on and continue the party all over the city well into the night. You'll have no shortage of options.

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Teaze

This annual women's dance, formerly known as Rapture on the River, is an alternative to the boy-heavy Dance on the Pier. Happening conveniently after the Dyke March, the party features a flock of sexy dancers and a sweaty crowd filled with girls who (unlike attendees at that other dance) don't have to worry about work in the morning.

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Gay & Lesbian in pictures

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Bushwig

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Hey Queen!

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NYC Pride March

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The Party

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Laid Decade BK Pride

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GLAAD Awards

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Top stories

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Interview: Steve Grand

For singer-songwriter Steve Grand, the past year and a half has been a whirlwind

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Interview: Bianca Del Rio

Bianca Del Rio—Drag Race winner and beloved local queen—offers insight into her extreme displeasure in her first solo comedy show

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Shopping and style

Interview: Courtney Act

The Drag Race alum sounds off on reality TV and this seasons hottest trends.

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Blog

Drag video playlist

These musical queens aren't just novelty acts.

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New York's best: LGBT

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NYC's best gay bars

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