Downtown divas

With two of the ladies heading uptown this week, we revisit our list of ten local women every gay man should be obsessed with.

The World Famous *BOB*, neoburlesque queen
Why you should be obsessed: *BOB* has always had a special place in the collective heart of NYC's gays. Before she headlined classy rooms around town, she hosted homo events—and honed her bumping and grinding skills—at the original Cock on Avenue A. She's toyed with gender fluidity in her solo work, One Man Show ("about a girl who had to become a drag queen to learn how to become a woman"), and with her burlesque troupe Gender Fabulous. Despite being a cisgender woman, she's one of New York's sweetest (and funniest) drag queens.—EL
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