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Dates Set for 'Girls in Wonderland' LGBTQ+ Festival in June '23

Dates Set for 'Girls in Wonderland' LGBTQ+ Festival in June '23

Dec 7, 2022

Pandora Events is debuting their 22nd Annual Girls in Wonderland (GIW) at a new location — the Wyndham Orlando Resort — on June 1 to 4, 2023 during Disney World's Gay Days.

Folsom Street Fair 2022

Folsom Street Fair 2022

By photo by Steven Underhill | Sep 26, 2022

Kink in all its glory hit the South of Market streets for the annual Folsom Street Fair on Sept. 25. Attendees dressed in leather, rubber, fetish gear, drag — and for some not dressed in much at all — enjoyed strutting their kinky garb.

Gay Days Anaheim Set for Sept. 16 - 18 with 'RuPaul' Queens, Signature Parties, and More!

Gay Days Anaheim Set for Sept. 16 - 18 with 'RuPaul' Queens, Signature Parties, and More!

Sep 11, 2022

Thousands of LGBT park-hoppers from all over the country will enjoy Disneyland in a way that it can only be experienced during Gay Days, with "RuPaul" drag stars, signature parties, hot DJs, and more!

Carnaval des Couleurs of Montreal Celebrates in the Famous Quartier des Spectacles

Carnaval des Couleurs of Montreal Celebrates in the Famous Quartier des Spectacles

Sep 7, 2022

The Carnaval des Couleurs of Montreal, 2022 edition, is breaking out of its usual model from October 7 to 9, having a blast for the first time in the Quartier des spectacles.

Black & Blue Festival is Back and Bold, Oct. 6 - 10

Black & Blue Festival is Back and Bold, Oct. 6 - 10

Aug 17, 2022

The 31st edition of the internationally acclaimed Black & Blue LGBTQ+ Festival will be held during the weekend of Canadian Thanksgiving and American Columbus Day, from October 6 to 10.

You're Invited: Celebrate Washington D.C.'s Capital Pride

You're Invited: Celebrate Washington D.C.'s Capital Pride

By Kilian Melloy | May 30, 2022

Capital Pride returns June 10 - 13 with a plethora of events celebrating our out, proud, and patriotic community, including the city's historic Pride Parade. And you're invited!

Say Gay! — at One Magical Weekend in Orlando

Say Gay! — at One Magical Weekend in Orlando

May 23, 2022

Gather your friends and let us introduce you to Orlando's most iconic weekend experience: Celebrate with us at One Magical Weekend in Orlando!

Come Out with Pride to Host Pride Prom

Come Out with Pride to Host Pride Prom

Mar 16, 2022

Come Out With Pride, Inc., will host its first adult-only (21+) Pride Prom, themed "Express Yourself."

French Quarter Festival Returns after Two-Year COVID Hiatus

French Quarter Festival Returns after Two-Year COVID Hiatus

Feb 21, 2022

It's been two years since the largest free festival and showcase of Louisiana music, food and culture has taken place in New Orleans' French Quarter. But that changes in April.

Flesh Queer Festival and 4 More Can't-Miss UK LGBTQ Events in 2022

Flesh Queer Festival and 4 More Can't-Miss UK LGBTQ Events in 2022

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 24, 2022

The Flesh Queer Festival featuring EDM and camping is among the UK's best LGBTQ+ events of 2022, which also includes anniversary Pride celebrations in Birmingham and London.

Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend Returns to Washington DC

Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend Returns to Washington DC

Jan 5, 2022

Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend, better known as MAL Weekend, an event that attracts thousands of weatherman, kinksters, fetish-lovers, and curious spectators from all over the world, returns to Washington, D.C in 2022.  

Carnaval des Couleurs Recommits to the Fight Against Racism and Homophobia

Sep 15, 2021

This year's celebration of Carnaval des Couleurs will be a multicultural celebration filled with fun and activities.

Fifth B.A.R. Talks Panel, Living in Leather, Features Community Leaders

By Jim Provenzano | Aug 29, 2021

The Sept. 2 oniline B.A.R. Talk will be a conversation with Race Bannon, Scott Brogan, Gayle Rubin, Rich Stadtmiller and Graylin Thornton, who each have a longtime connection to the leather/kink community.

It's a 'Oui!' for Montreal's Black & Blue Festival and Carnaval des Couleurs

Aug 20, 2021

The 2021 Montreal Black & Blue Festival and the Montreal Carnaval des Couleurs: The organization is in full swing and the programming is falling into place.

Gay Days Anaheim Announces Headliners for September Event

Jul 15, 2021

The 2021 Gay Days at Disneyland are set for September 17-19, with "RuPaul's Drag Race" star Jackie Cox, Chita Rivera and Audra McDonald slated to appear at the event.

Powerhouse Nightlife Producer Jeffrey Sanker Dead at 62

By Matthew Wexler | May 30, 2021

Jeffrey Sanker, who took LGBTQ nightlife and the circuit party to stratospheric levels, died on Friday, May 28 at age 62, from liver cancer.

Home Entertainment: How to Host a Virtual Casino Night

May 24, 2021

In line with increases and improvements in internet connectivity, we have more options than ever to connect with friends from around the globe. Maybe it's time to get creative with a virtual casino!

Burning Man Cancels 2021 Festival in Northern Nevada Desert

By Scott Sonner | Apr 29, 2021

Burning Man organizers announced Tuesday they are canceling this summer's annual counter-culture festival in the Nevada desert for the second year in a row because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Sisters' Easter Celebration's Online April 4

By Jim Provenzano | Mar 20, 2021

For the second time, The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will host their very popular Easter party online. the event will still include the Hunky Jesus and Foxy Mary contests, plus a basket full of drag fun.

Event Producer Jake Resnicow to Help Queer Nightlife Workers Impacted by the Pandemic with $8,000 in Grants

Mar 14, 2021

Jake Resnicow Events pledges to donate $200 grants to 40 LGBTQ+ nightlife workers and artists impacted by COVID-19 shutdowns.

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