There’s never a shortage of LGBT things to do in New York, whether you’re looking for talks, film screenings, drag show or world-class gay bars and gay clubs in NYC. And the city's queer scene isn't confined to the established gayborhoods in Manhattan either. Nowadays, you'll find LGBT events throughout the boroughs every night of the week. With so much to choose from, there's no excuse not to get out there and have a gay old time.
The best LGBT things to do
Considering the fact that drag is in season year-round, there’s never a bad time to embrace total Times Square tackiness and watch some crazy, cackling queens perform at Señor Frog’s. With acts from Sugga Pie Koko, Epiphany, Bootsie LeFaris and more, this brunch promises to be outrageous.Read more
Professor Carlos A. Ball and Judge Frederick Lacey Scholar discuss various social, political and legal issues faced by the LGBT community, exploring the impact of marriage equality on religious liberty, parenting laws and policies, transgender rights, sexual autonomy and more.Read more
Best gay clubs and parties in NYC
These days, gay club nights are centered around gay bars—where you'll find world-class drag queens every night of the week—or nights in mixed spaces like Stage 48. But the demise of the megaclub hasn't diluted queer clubbing. If anything, the slacking velvet rope has resulted in a more mixed and democratic scene, from the basement discos of the Village to loft parties in Brooklyn.Read more