On Monday, June 1st gaysocialites.blog‘s Ronnie Hokanson and Robbyne Kaamil will host the official coverage on the red carpet of the 2015 Get Out Magazine Awards.
For the first time, this year’s awards will help kick-off June’s month-long celebration of Gay Pride in New York on Monday, June 1st.
Paper Magazine has released their list of the top 40 drag queen performers in New York City. The piece, written by Village-Voice Alum Michael Musto, was released on the heels of the finale of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 6.
Who topped the list and who fell into the ranks?
Yuhua Hamasaki was crowned Miss Fire Island 2012 over the weekend in the annual pageant that closes off the season at the New York summer hot spot.
Monica Storm nabbed the title of Ms. Fire Island, a competition for the more veteran queens. Holly Dae picked up the Entertainer of the Year Award.
The Miss Fire Island pageant attracts drag queens from around the globe to the Ice Palace in Cherry Grove each year. So even though you’ll hear the same penis jokes over-and-over again, at least it’s from a variety of men in dresses.
Yuhua, who is a regular performer in Manhattan, can be seen on Friday nights at Boots and Saddle and Saturdays at the Web. She is no stranger to pageantry. She was also crowned Miss Stonewall 2012 earlier this year. Move over, Honey Boo Boo!
Congratulations to the new queen of queens!
T.G.I.F!!! 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!
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SPECIAL RECOMMENDED EVENTS
- ‘The Emperor’s New Codpiece‘. One of the world’s most famous fairy tales takes a sexy and campy gay twist in this latest offering by drag-queen playwright Linda Simpson! 10pm atThe Laurie Beechman Theatre. Tickets ($18 plus $15 food/drink minimum) at www.SpinCycleNYC.blogRuns for the next 3 Fridays!
- WORK! Pride boat cruise. A cruise around the Hudson River from 9pm-midnite with the pumping sounds of Mexican DJ sensation Alex Acosta and New York’s own Eddie Martinez. $40 advance, $60 @ the boat (if available). The boat will leave from Pier 83 at 42nd Street at 8:30pm sharp! Tickets at http://bit.ly/kihK5e
Daniel Nardicio‘s monthly BUCK! Gay Pride Special! Special junior underwear party (for MEN only, 35 and under). Discounted entry if you wear a jockstrap or are under 28 (with ID). 10pm at Rockbar. -RECOMMENDED!
- Clubber Down Disco Pride Pop Off with LadyFag! Free before midnight $5 after. 11pm, Chelsea Hotel.
- Chris Ryan‘s Flex Fridays at The Ritz. HK’s hotest dance party’s Ultra Pride Edition with special performances! Broadcasted live on ELECTRICFM. King Ralphy hosting! -RECOMMENDED!
- F*Word at Splash! Mark Nelson and Michael Formika Jones present GAY SHAMELESS PRIDE with special guest Bishi. 9pm. Great music, fabulous hosts, sexy Go-Go studs!
- GAY PRIDE Friday at Eastern Bloc. With DJs Jeff Chatterton and Executive Realness, plus porn star Go-Go Kennedy Carter! 10pm.
- Good Life Fridays at Amnesia, with the return of DJ Camilo! Trendy-chic athmosphere and great music. 11pm.
- PRIDE PARTY at Phoenix. Hot East Village boys and the guys who love them! Cheap drinks. 10pm. NO COVER!
- Rockit! Pride edition with Cherie Lily. Open bar 10-11pm. Special performances and surprises all night! Hosted by Amanda Lepore, Epiphany and Joey Israel. With DJs Enferno and David Serrano. 10pm at District 36. -RECOMMENDED!
- The Yuhua Hamasaki Show at Boots and Saddle. 11pm. Free shots and drink giveaways all night! Great music, cute boys and free show at midnight! NO COVER.
ONLY TONIGHT – SPECIAL EDITIONS!
- The Kick Off at Posh. Special drinks and pop music all night! 9pm.
- Party Monster Club Kid revival at Webster Hall, hosted by Club Kid icon James St. James! $5 before midninght (RSVP). Tickets HERE. 10pm. 19+
IN NEW JERSEY
- Deko NYC Pride! With DJ Steve Sidewalk! Complimentary cocktail or Red Bull for all NY residents! Drink specials! NO COVER (if over 21) 18+ -RECOMMENDED!
ALSO GOING ON
- Gay Pride Cut N’ Blow special!This Friday and Saturday get your GAY on and your hair did at the sexiest pump stop in Wiliamsburg: The Glamour Garage! Discounts on haircuts, tattoos and nails, plus complimentary shots by Go-Go Harder!
PARTY RESPONSIBLY AND HAVE A HAPPY PRIDE WEEK!!!