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The Best queer POC (person of color) parties in NYC

Dance, drink and find community at these LGBTQ parties and events for people of color and their allies

Photograph: Courtesy Jose Girona

Josephine Baker once said: “He was my cream, and I was his coffee, and when you poured us together, it was something.” The Queer POC community has always been a vital part of LGBT culture and at these nightlife events, you can party with the crème de la crème. Along with the best gay bars and lesbian bars in NYC, these queer POC parties make up the diverse LGBTQ rainbow. 

Best queer POC Parties in NYC

Lunes Picantes

Among this club night’s selling points are host Laura Martinez, DJs Freddy and Joss, tequila drink specials and sexy sombrero-wearing bartenders. There’s no better place in town to shake to reggaetón and cumbia. 

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Club Evolution , Elmhurst Monday February 26 2018

Castro Bar

Being one of the only gay clubs in Washington Heights, the Castro caters to all shapes, colors and sizes. But on Papi Latin Saturday’s they specialize in the caramel and with free admission, this is one fiesta you don’t want to ditch. Sweat it out on the dance floor with DJ Anarki spinning new and old Reggaeton or have a Presidente at the bar with cute go-go dancers.

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Washington Heights

Café con Crema Saturdays

Hell’s Kitchen mixes it up at this weekly event, at which DJ Alex spins top 40, Latin jams, R&B, House and Hip-Hop while host Monica Monroe introduces special guests on the main floor. Head downstairs for some dirty dancing and old-school vogue battles (after 1am).

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Boxers HK , Hell's Kitchen Saturday February 24 2018 - Sunday February 25 2018

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