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Justin + 1: My Night as a Drag Queen

Hi. My name is Justin Luke. I am a published author and a gay nightlife promoter in New York City.

This is what I look like.

(Yes, the pink glasses are fake. As was that tattoo. As is that woman.)

But, for one night, this past Sunday, May 13th, Mother’s Day, I looked like this.

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NYC’s Pride Week ultimate party and events list! -Thursday 23rd!

OMG, is it Thursday aready?!? PRIDE is just around the corner! Kick off the celebrations tonight with as many of these parties as you can attend!

Take a look at this (still-growing, so check back later) list of what’s going on in and around NYC today. Click on the links for details (location and more) and make sure to read though, you may find special announcements!

Don’t forget to check our Events Calendar on the lower right corner of our page, and watch out for a full list of events for the rest of the week coming later!

***If you have any information on events we should feature please e-mail our Nightlife and Events Editor at andres@gaysocialites.com***







  • The GUTTER BOYS CLUB, a new monthly party of bowling, dancing and drinking presented by Joey Israel and Marco Ovando and featuring the extraordinaire Cazwell! Special performances and guests, drink secials and FREE bowling all night! 10pm NO COVER!


  • BASSMENT at Monster. Special Pride Launch Party! Legendary venue, special DJs and drink specials! NO COVER! Your weekly summer workout begins NOW!!! 10pm.



  • BoiParty.com‘s Gay Pride MEGA-EVENT at Campus Thursdays at Splash! 10pm. Special performances, great music, drink specials and LOTS of cute guys! Special discount for the Gay, Gorgeous and Twenty-Something boys!
    The hottest young gay dance party in NYC! -RECOMMENDED!


  • Bianca del Rio‘s Disaster Hour at Vlada (331 West 51st Street, between 8th and 9th Aves.) Show at 11pm. You never know what you’re going to get with Bianca! Best vodka in town!



  • FAGGOTR?NIC at Eastern Bloc. Horse Meat Disco album preview! $4 sick drinks all night! 10pm.


  • The Lady B.L.U.E. Show at Boots and Saddle at 10pm. Crazier than ever with special guestAmanda Poupon!


  • Marquee Thursdays with Dina Marie and the House of Delicious. 11pm. Always FREE, Always Bottle Service, Always Beautiful People that know how to do it best!! -RECOMMENDED!



  • Queen at Industry with Shequida with DJ David Serrano! 11pm.



  • Star Search with Mimi Imfurst at Barracuda. Special Pride Edition at 10pm.


  • Vicious at the R Bar. Come take a walk on the wild side! 10pm. (Amaing visuas by Holly Daggers!)






  • ORGULLO 4, the 4th Annual Latino Gay Pride! 9pm at Feathers in River Edge. Todo especial! (Special everything!)










Drag Show Video Verite V

The ultimate NYC drag show… on video tape. With a special slide show of Michael Wakefield’s drag portraits accompanied live on piano by Jacqueline Jonée and a living lobby installation by Inbred Hybrid Collective









Monday, June 13, 2011
Admission: FREE!
Dress: Come As You Are

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center
Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center
Bruno Walter Auditorium
111 Amsterdam Avenue
(between 64th and 65th Streets)

The ultimate NYC drag show on video tape celebrates its fifth edition with another spectacular premiere screening at the Bruno Walter Auditorium.

Mashing up 50 plus years of rare video and film footage of the NYC drag scene, the wild video vortex offers a who’s who of NYC drag, past and present, famous and forgotten, from RuPaul to Raja. Others include: Mario Montez, Ruby Rims, Pepper LaBeija, Dorian Corey, and Marsha P. Johnson to Misty Meaner, Mimi Imfurst, Logan Hardcore, Bianca Del Rio, Bebe Zahara Benet, Thorgy Thor, Sherry Vine, Murray Hill, Switch N’ Play, Pearl Lin, Drag Queen Weddings for Equality, Paige Turner, Rose Wood and many, many, more.

For more info: (212) 642-0142 or www.dsvv.tv


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