ANYTHING GOES/LESBO-A-GO-GO AT STONEWALL, THURSDAYS/FRIDAYS
Start your weekend a little early with the best crowd in NYC at Anything Goes, a night of karaoke, games and tons of sexy ladies. Dani challenges all in pool, flip cup, Twister or blow up dolls. Mel, Peggy and guest bartenders keep your whistles wet and your inhibitions low. Win drink specials or a grand prize of a $50 bar tab. Then, on Friday night, head to Lesbo-A-Go-Go. The longest-running LGBTQ dance party brings in high-energy go-go girls who rock the stage while rotating DJs get the packed dance floor moving. Fun, friendly and hot bartenders sling cheap drinks so you can make your own herstory where Pride began.
BAD HABIT INFATUATION VALENTINE’S PARTY, FEB 11
Whether you’re madly in love or single and ready to mingle, this party will be the dreamiest way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Ease into flirting at this stoplight party by reading the signals: attendees will wear green (single), yellow (it’s complicated) and red (taken) bracelets. Hot Rabbit is bringing in Los Angeles-based rapper DEVMO to join DJ Monstar and DJ Avg Jo. There will also be the usual vogue by the House of Olympus and food by Djenna until 2am. Join the Hot Rabbit mailing list to get $5 off entry and be eligible to win this month’s raffles. Prizes include tickets to the Broadway hit “Significant Other,” tickets to the Center’s MASQ and a special gift from sex toy boutique Unbound.
BABETOWN QUEENS, MAR 18
All the regal boss babes come out for the pop-up supper club for queer women, trans and non-binary people. Your $35 ticket gets you entrance into a private home where food and drink are laid out family style in a room full of like-minded folks for a relaxed evening of good food and friends. This month, Babetown heads to Queens where they will celebrate the return of spring produce with dishes featuring morel mushrooms and artichokes. Get tix today!
Need a new vibe? New music? New crowd? New dance party? This is the brand-new ladies’ night that you’ve been waiting for happening every Thursday evening. There will be rotating DJs including HAZYL, Avg Jo and special guest performers to keep you on your toes. The vibe is a “den dance party” that starts out loungey, but evolves as the night goes on. Imagine the best living room dance party you’ve ever had, completely filled with queer women who are down to have a good, chill time.
GIRLNATIONNYC, MAR 3, APR 7
Happy Friday, babes! See where it all started at the Stonewall Inn Upstairs, every first Friday of the month. Start your weekend here with the women of girlNATIONnyc, where the hot ladies are, all night long. Rotating DJs spin and sexy bartenders serve it up, while Diana will welcome you at the door.
HEN’S LOVE STRUCK VALENTINE’S WEEKEND, FEB 10 – 12
The best place for a meet-cute with your new bae is bound to be Henrietta Hudson’s this V-Day weekend. You can check out the celebrations starting at 4pm on Friday, going through Sunday evening. Groove to the beats of fierce DJs and cruise a sea of hotties to find Ms. Right or Ms. Right now, whatever your fancy. DJ Avg Jo and DJ Amber Valentine spin on Friday night, with DJ Von Kiss bringing it all the way from LA for Saturday evening.
CUBBY’S MARGARITA VALENTINE’S CELEBRATION, FEB 14
Come celebrate this love-filled holiday with your favorite bartenders in the cozy Cubbyhole. No one should be alone on Valentine’s Day, so your favorite lesbian bar has got your back! Bring your lady and turn on romantic songs on their jukebox to get all the feels going. This setting is perfect to settle in for an adorable love fest of an evening.
QUEER ABSTRACT, FEB 17, MAR 17, APR 21
Queer Abstract is a curated monthly performance series highlighting QTPOC performers at Starr Barr. Enjoy live performances and curated art as you sip your hot toddy during these cold winter months. Each event is a variety show led by a question to probe and encourage audiences to show up and show out. QA will be a curated variety of singers, dancers, comedians, writers and any creative interested in getting down. QTPOC are welcome and encouraged to fellowship, build and create, and allies are invited to affirm the magic. February performers include Jes Tom, Carissa Matsuhima and Nehemoyia Young. Come out from the cold to sup-port your loved community over cocktails.
SATURDAY EVENING SOCIALS WITH GINGER’S
Join Tammy Kopko, formerly of Beast and Branded Saloon, as she joins Iveth and Jerry in creating a new vibe for Saturday nights at Ginger’s, the last seven-night a week lesbian bar left in Brooklyn. This night caters to those with only a few bucks to spend with a$5 PBR and Shot special to those more affluent queers with sophisticated palates. Put Tammy’s bartending skills to the test as she crafts you a delicious cocktail and shows why she was voted one of the Top 50 Bartenders in NYC by Time Out Magazine 2015.
BUM BUM’S V-DAY WEEKEND, Feb 10 & 11
Join the best lesbian bar in Queens for a Valentine’s filled with love at Bum Bum Bar. Go-go dancers, a kissing booth and drink specials will flowing Saturday and Sunday to keep you and yours entertained. Bring your cutie or come dressed to the nines and meet your new boo. This party will set the mood right for your weekend filled with lust and love–it’s up to you to keep it going.
LEZZERTAG: ZAP YOUR VALENTINE, FEB 21
Looking for an active way to meet your new bae? Lezzertag is the way to go. Zap your love interest (or a few friends) at February’s event at Bowlmor Chelsea Piers. This ongoing adventure party is just the right environment to let the good times roll with all your favorite ladies. They always have great drink specials and snacks for when you need a break from the fun.
MASQ, FEB 18
The Center’s Young Leaders for the sexiest LGBTQ masquerade ball of the year at Diamond Horseshoe. MASQ is one of the most talked about celebrations the Center hosts all year long. This mysterious party brings in the hottest of NYC’s LGBTQ community. Put on your mask and dance the night away. There will be immersive entertainment, music by DJ BBARI and decadent drinks sponsored by SKYY Vodka.
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