Finally Friday! Enjoy these lesbian events in New Orleans and stay safe out there, friends.
Sip & Swap Carnival Edition at Magazine Merchant House (1150 Magazine St.) at 5 p.m. — Because what’s more gay than a sustainable Mardi Gras? Bring in old costume stuff, leave with new costume stuff.
Jock Strap Lube Wrestling at The Allways Lounge & Cabaret (2240 St. Claude Ave.) at 11 p.m. — I’ll be honest, I don’t really understand what this is, but it is definitely queer and there’s a $100 cash prize involved.
Ladies Night at QiQi (1515 Aline St.) — Every Friday night, enjoy Ladies Night at this cute queer bar with great drink specials.
Chewbacchus X: The Roar of the Wookiee at 7 p.m. — Mardi Gras is officially upon us, and the Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus is rolling for its 10th anniversary parade on Saturday in the French Quarter! A diverse and unique parade that is not to be missed.
An AfroFuturist Krewe After Party at The Domino (3044 St. Claude Ave) at 9 p.m. — The AfroFuturist Krewe is rolling with Chewbacchus with a Missy Elliott theme this year, and their after-party at The Domino is set to feature two rad QTPOC DJs.