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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

The 10 hottest chorus boys on Broadway in 2018
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The 10 hottest chorus boys on Broadway in 2018

The arrival of spring in New York always brings a rush of new Broadway musicals. And with those new musicals come ensembles of talented dancers, singers and actors: They may not be in the spotlight, but that doesn’t mean they won’t catch your eye. 

The best LGBT parties in NYC
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The best LGBT parties in NYC

NYC’s queer nightlife is more innovative and inclusive than ever. Whether you’re looking to gag to fabulous drag queens, chill at the city’s best gay bars, or belt out your favorite gay songs at parties, we’ve got the event for you. RECOMMENDED: Our full guide to NYC nightlife

Cabaret icon Justin Vivian Bond talks gender, politics and their new shows
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Cabaret icon Justin Vivian Bond talks gender, politics and their new shows

So long as downtown’s definitive cabaret artist Justin Vivian Bond reigns, New York remains a bastion of beautiful ideas. This spring, the transgressive creator—ever a work-in-progress—hits Joe’s Pub with two shows, “Boys in the Trees” starting April 22, and “Down on Creation: On Top of the World with the Carpenters” starting May 6. 

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

Gay & Lesbian events in NYC: Critics’ picks

Queerball
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Queerball

Tim Dunn, gay comedy's burgeoning papa bear, welcomes LGBTQ performers from across the spectrum to his magical kingdom of funny delights. Witness musical comedy, stand-up, contortionism, improv and drag, and, if you're feeling brave, join Dunn onstage for a wild time of your own. On March 23, Dunn welcomes his favort cohort of goons for a "Best of Queerball" greatest hits edition. 

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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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Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears breaks out on Broadway’s Kinky Boots
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Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears breaks out on Broadway’s Kinky Boots

For a generation of fiendish fans, the Scissor Sisters were perhaps the sole bastion of blissful expression in a straight-laced age of Nickelback and Jack Bauer. At the center of the technicolor explosion stood Jake Shears, a big-eyed, boyish soprano with a penchant for stripping down to his skivvies on stage—latent from his years as an East Village go-go dancer. 

Sasha Velour talks touring the world as winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race
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Sasha Velour talks touring the world as winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race

After ruling over the NYC drag scene as one of most cutting-edge queens, Bushwick native Sasha Velour stepped her gig up to the global stage when she won the ninth season of RuPaul's Drag Race in June 2017. 

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

Sandra Bernhard on her divine New Year's Eve show in NYC
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Sandra Bernhard on her divine New Year's Eve show in NYC

She has served self-aware, charmed camp on TV and film for more than four decades, with scene-stealing performances in The King of Comedy, Hudson Hawk, Roseanne and many more. But it’s onstage at her cabaret shows where Sandra Bernhard rules without peer, and for many fans, her Joe’s Pub NYC New Years show is a sacrosanct annual tradition. 

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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