Gay & Lesbian events
The welcoming, consent-affirming vibe of the massive Bushwick party-playpen House of Yes makes it a gem for queer revelers on any given night, but you can count on this monthly throwdown for unabashed rainbow delirium. Flip your wig as pole dancers, burlesque divas and drag artists reign from cages, rafters and ropes, all while DJs keep the dance floor going wild. Needless to say, sequins and glitter are encouraged.
Yes Gawd! At his monthly queer comedy throwdown, pop-culture maven Bobby Hankinson hosts some of his favorite queer comedians and performers for songs, sketches and stories. On September 21, Hankinson brings Eman El-Husseini, Jess Salomon and Addie Weyrich to the party.
One of our favorite parties in NYC continues its total domination of Friday nightlife with a twice-monthly residency at Drom. Step into a wicked, wild arena for women-identifying revelers and their queer buddies, featuring aerialists, dope DJs, late-night food and drink specials and go-go dancers of different genders ready to entice you.
Queer drag ensemble and Brooklyn Nightlife Award "Best Burlesque Show" winner Switch n' Play invites you to get gussied up and take in an evening of gender-oblivious drag and burlesque performances at the Branded Saloon. Gag to subversive numbers by femmecee Miss Malice, along with MiscAllaneous DomTop, Qualms Galore, K.James, Pearl Harbor, Vigor Mortis, Maxxx Pleasure, Nyx Nocturne and others.
We consider ourselves very lucky to be able to party with Horrorchata, Charlene and the other icons of Brooklyn drag at this low-priced monthly kiki. Count on hits from Janet Jackson and Britney Spears and outrageous performances from Bushwig's greatest hits along with DJs like Hannah Lou and Amber Valentine. Serve your look, but prepare to sweat your fake eyelashes right off.
Arch DJ of gay clubland Frankie Sharp turns the Moxy's roof into a glitter-spackled paradise every Sunday at this wild rager, which features a-list queens and pop gems—like past performers Charli XCX, Aja, Aquaria and Brita Filter—and beloved pop jams blasting late into Monday morning.
Dig into this dope, dirty night of dancing at the Deep End every Sunday, at which you'll find a game queer crowd not ready to give up its weekend. Look out for rowdy go-go boys and unstoppable drag acts to keep the wild shenanigans going.
Mark Pagán hosts this night of queer storytelling and confession to launch the second season of his candid podcast Other Men Need Help. He's joined by Sam Dingman, Jiji Lee, Alison Leiby and Fran Tirado.
Once a month, Club Cumming becomes a Joel Grey and Liza Minnelli cabaret fantasia with a live band, outrageous performers and endless surprises. Leave it to hosts Frankie Sharp, Tim Young and Tyler Ashley to escort you to a queer stage paradise you never dreamed of.
Queer fans gather at Rockbar to watch an ensemble of cosplaying drag performers serve cosmic avenger realness on stage. Check out insane performances from the likes of Fifi Dubois, Hazel Tart, Lee VaLone and more, and be sure to participate in the raffle, which benefits the Trinity Place Shelter for homeless LGBTQ youth.