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

The best LGBT things to do in New York this week
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The best LGBT things to do in New York this week

Get busy with our picks of the best parties, mixers, performances and more

Food 4 Thot podcast host Tommy Pico talks about his queer poetry
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Food 4 Thot podcast host Tommy Pico talks about his queer poetry

We spoke with the poet and Food 4 Thot co-host about growing up on an American Indian reservation, poetry, activism and his creative process. 

The NYC drag queen guide
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The NYC drag queen guide

See legendary divas at drag shows and LGBTQ nightlife events in NYC

LGBTQ POC comedians we're obsessed with right now
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LGBTQ POC comedians we're obsessed with right now

Get to know these acts before they become superstars. 

Author André Aciman talks about the film adaptation of his book Call Me By Your Name
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Author André Aciman talks about the film adaptation of his book Call Me By Your Name

We spoke with Aciman about the romantic movie and how desire binds all his stories. 

Gay & Lesbian events in NYC: Critics’ picks

Go Ricki!
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Go Ricki!

Hosted by divine comedian Matt Smith McCormick, this outrageous show gives an affectionate nod to the queen of riotous daytime talk, Ricki Lake. Watch as Lucas Connolly, Oscar Aydin, Kristin Seltman, Remy Faulding and Kendall Ketchum bring their most deliciously petty material for this month’s theme, “Listen, Ex! Hear Me Roar…The Game is Over…And I’ll Settle the Score!”

Cabernet Cabaret
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Cabernet Cabaret

You're guaranteed to be delighted at this weekly showcase beside the piano, hosted by conquering empress of musical comedy Catherine Cohen and downtown cabaret essential Henry Koperski. Expect experimental sets, sing-a-longs to Mariah Carey favorites and other unhinged turns from a line-up of rising gems. 

Be Cute Brooklyn
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Be Cute Brooklyn

Dance to Britney Spears, Janet Jackson and other favorites at this always-reliable bash from some of the queens of the boundary-breaking Bushwig festival. 

Hot Rabbit
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Hot Rabbit

One of our favorite parties in NYC continues its total domination of Friday nightlife with a new 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. 

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Feast your eyes on these images from RuPaul's DragCon NYC
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Feast your eyes on these images from RuPaul's DragCon NYC

The time has come—and apparently gone too soon—for NYC's drag community to hold court at Javits Center  for the first NYC edition of RuPaul's DragCon. Photographer Elyssa Goodman was at the convention to capture the extravaganza.  

The 10 hottest chorus boys of 2017
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The 10 hottest chorus boys of 2017

Here is our seventh annual roundup of 20 talented and men and women who will be heating up stages in the months ahead. 

Backstage photos from Night of the Living Drag and Madame Tussauds Halloween
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Backstage photos from Night of the Living Drag and Madame Tussauds Halloween

Calloway's Salon
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Calloway's Salon

Flame Con and Fire Ball
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Flame Con and Fire Ball

Stars on the Brooklyn drag scene
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Stars on the Brooklyn drag scene

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Bob the Drag Queen on her year as America’s Next Drag Superstar
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Bob the Drag Queen on her year as America’s Next Drag Superstar

Bob gives her very honest opinions on Trump, season nine and getting arrested

Janet Mock talks about her new book Surpassing Certainty
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Janet Mock talks about her new book Surpassing Certainty

The Redefining Realness author and activist icon talks to Dylan Marron

Olly Alexander talks queer pop music and Years & Years’ upcoming album
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Olly Alexander talks queer pop music and Years & Years’ upcoming album

The U.K. pop darling tells us about his creative process

The best LGBT comedians working right now
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The best LGBT comedians working right now

13 of the greatest comedians of all time who represent the LGBT community

New York's best: LGBT

The best New York City drag shows and events
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The best New York City drag shows and events

New York is, without question, the world capital of the drag arts. These days, you can catch drag queens every night of the week onstage at gay bars throughout the boroughs, and even on Broadway stages with shows like Kinky Boots serving fierce performances to midwestern tourists. We've rounded up the best performances to see. Go get your life! 

The best New York City drag queens
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The best New York City drag queens

You can't walk two feet in NYC without stepping on a drag queen. Whether you're down to see the experimental Bushwig scene in Bushwick, or to witness cabaret queens give Broadway songs their stamp downtown, you're bound to fall in love. Here are some of the queens who have defined NYC's drag scene, from hosting drag shows to winning RuPaul’s Drag Race.

The best gay club nights and parties in NYC
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The best gay club nights and parties in NYC

The best gay bars in NYC
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The best gay bars in NYC

The 50 best gay songs to party to
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The 50 best gay songs to party to