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Despite recent news that the National Parks Service has decided to start enforcing state laws that prohibit public nudity on Fire Island this summer, the Pines and Cherry Grove section will evidently not be affected by this decision.
In such a vast and varying city, it’s hard to sift through all the bullshit and have a where-to-go guide that is reliable enough where it isn’t “white washed” or just “plain Jane.” I’ve been going out in New York since I was 17 so naturally I decided (last night) to finally throw together my honest, off-the-cuff thoughts on the gay bars and clubs I’ve attended over the years that still keep going strong for better or worse.
The passenger list of the Drag Stars at Sea: Revenge of the Wench cruise, presented exclusively through ALandCHUCK.travel looks like it could cast several all-star seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race.
The “Caribbean Adventure Cruise” will host over 40 drag queens from various seasons of the Logo show, and will sail Miami to Nassau, Paradise Island, St. Thomas, St. John, Puerto Rico and Turks & Caicos.
So who’s sailing the high seas? The lineup includes: Alexis Mateo, Alisa Summers, Bebe Zahara Benet, Carmen Carrera, Chad Michaels, Delta Work, DiDa Ritz, Jade, Jessica Wild, Jiggly Caliente, JuJubee, Lashauwn Beyond, Latrice Royale, Madame LaQueer, Manila Luzon, Mariah, Mimi Imfurst, Morgan McMichaels, Mystique Summers, Pandora Boxx, PhiPhi O’Hara, Phoenix, Raja, Rebecca Glasscock, Sahara Davenport, Shangela, Shannel, Sharon Needles, Sonique, Stacy Layne Matthews, Tatianna, The Princess, Tyra Sanchez, Venus DLite, Yara Sofia and judge Michelle Visage. Try saying that three times fast!
Something tells me they will need all 111,000 tons of the Carnival Glory just to carry all the costumes and wigs. No word yet on whether Ru will be on board. Cover girl, put the base in your boat…
If it’s at all possible, NYC Pride may just have just gotten that much gayer. Happier, of course, thanks in part to the combined hotelier minds of Brian Gorman and Paul Stallings who are bringing New York its first Pride Pop-Up hotel from June 18th to 24th as Lords New York at Hotel on Rivington.