All That Glitters

Photo: Illustration by New York Magazine

Thursday, June 21
Midsummer Night Swing: Salute to Gay Pride
Broadway at 62nd St.; 212-875-5000
Lincoln Center’s popular outdoor swing series gets gay(er) with a homo-honoring evening hosted by Queer Eye for the Straight Guy’s Jai Rodriguez.
• Time: 6:30 p.m.
• Cost: $15

Friday, June 22
Heavy Eyeliner
Don Hill’s, 511 Greenwich St.,at Spring St.; 212-219-2850
Flash your metal horns for gay-fronted rock acts GSX, Boyskout, and the Pretty Boys.
• Time: 9 p.m.
• Cost: $10 advance; $15 at door

BLVD, 199 Bowery, nr. Spring St.; 212-982-7767
Ramp up the glamour with a sexy femme party from the folks behind Starlete Sundays.
• Time: 8 p.m.
• Cost: $15

Club 515 (formerly the Roxy),515 W. 18th St.,at Tenth Ave.
Plan a full day of recovery for this ladies-only dance-a-thon. Comedian Sommore performs live at 1 a.m.
• Time: 9:30 p.m.–5 a.m.
• Cost: $25 advance; $35 at door

Saturday, June 23
Rapture on the River: A Women’s Dance
Go on! Grind with a bridge-and-tunnel dyke in a rainbow bikini. This afternoon outdoor get-together is all about the sisterly love.
• Time: 6 p.m.–11 p.m.
• Cost: $25

Pride!: ‘Shack 249
Cattyshack,249 Fourth Ave., nr. President St., Park Slope, Brooklyn; 718-230-5740
Head to Brooklyn for a fun-packed lineup, including a cappella singing troupe the Lesbian Overtones, D.J. Daryl Raymond, and go-gos working the famed “stripper pole.”
• Time: 7 p.m.–4 a.m.
• Cost: $10; $15 after 11 p.m.; $14 with flyer

Element, 225 E. Houston St., nr. Essex St.; 212-254-2200
Beef up your night with nightlife celeb Mark Ames’s rowdy bear party.
• Time: 10 p.m.–6 a.m.
• Cost: $20

Jonny McGovern’s Boys Gone Wild!
Mr. Black, 643 Broadway, at Bleecker St.; 212-253-2560
Practice your beer funnels at this faux-frat-boy bonanza, featuring the infamous “towel dance” and beats from D.J. Tekshur.
• Time: 10 p.m.–6 a.m.
• Cost: $10

Stereo NYC, 555 W. 33rd St., nr. Eleventh Ave.; 212-268-5862
Leave your shirt at home for this hunky, men-in-tights-themed extravaganza.
• Time: 10 p.m.–6 a.m.
• Cost: $10

Sunday, June 24
Dance on the Pier 21
Join the crowd at this now-of-legal-age, all-day Pride perennial.
• Time: 4 p.m.–10:30 p.m.
• Cost: $55 advance; $75 day of

Proud As F*CK
Bar 13, 35 E. 13th St., at University Pl.; 212-979-6677
Recover at this rooftop get-together, a post-Pride tradition for the hip, young, and queer.
• Time: 6 p.m.
• Cost: $9

Crazy Nanny’s Pride Event
Luke & Leroy, 21 Seventh Ave. S., at Leroy St.; 212-929-8356
Stop reminiscing about the hazy late nights spent at this beloved lesbian dive (a.k.a. Crazy Nanny’s). Relive them!
• Time: 10 p.m.–4 a.m.
• Cost: $5

Alegria Pride
Studio Mezmor,530 W. 28th St., nr. Tenth Ave.; 212-629-9000
Looking for bells and whistles? This jaw-dropping spectacle hired a production-lighting designer for this year’s pirate-ship-themed festivities.
• Time: 11 p.m.
• Cost: $90

The March: 38 Years Strong
52nd St. at Fifth Ave. to Christopher St. at Greenwich St.
The famed, flamboyant parade celebrating New York City’s LGBT community.
• Time: Sun., June 24, noon
• Price: $3 suggested donation

Third Annual Trans Day of Action
Chelsea Park, 27th St. at Ninth Ave.
An impassioned march demanding an end to police brutality, hate crimes, and economic discrimination against the transgender community.
• Time: Fri., June 22, 4:30 p.m.
• Cost: Free

New York City Dyke March
Bryant Park, 42nd St. at Sixth Ave.
A youthful activist march drawing hordes of rowdy lesbians who, at the march’s end, engage in impromptu topless dancing in the Washington Square Park fountain.
• Time: Sat., June 23, 5 p.m.
• Cost: Free

All That Glitters