68 LGBT+ EVENTS
FOR THOSE WHO CAN'T MAKE IT TO WORLDPRIDE…
At Broadway Bares’ annual kinky, glittery fundraiser, more than 120 performers from various Broadway shows take the stage to raise money to support those affected by HIV/ Aids, as well as increase awareness and provide educational programmes.
This June, watch performers seductively strip to a delighted crowd willing to empty their pockets for a good cause.
broadwaybares.com FOLSOM STREET EAST
Folsom Street East is the East Coast’s largest queer street festival of its kind: one that creates a safe space out in the open to embrace sexuality and sexual orientation. This festival aims to eradicate stigmas and celebrate every fetish, kink, and sexual identity within the LGBT+ community. Exhibitionists and their voyeurs will fill the street on 23 June 2019.
NewFest is New York’s annual LGBT+ film festival. Over the past 30 years, it has expanded to include more than 140 films by and about LGBT+ artists and filmmakers. The festival features documentaries, episodics, shorts and narratives along with panels and parties for more than 12,000 attendees. Get yourself red- carpet- ready for the big showbiz event this July.
The Brooklyn/ Queens alternative to the commercialisation of drag at RuPaul’s DragCon features more than 150 performers from across the world for 23 hours of non- stop genderbending fun this September. With live music, shopping, bars, DJs and food, Bushwig represents New York’s drag scene at its strangest and best. From 7- 8 September.