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At the LGBT Community Center’s annual Garden Party on Monday, June 24, folks can eat food and dance on the pier to the setting sun.

➤ STONEWALL 50 LISTINGS, from p.29 lantic Ave. at Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn The Stonewall 50 celebration starts with a giant benefit concert, emceed by Whoopi Goldberg, and featuring performances by Cyndi Lauper, Chaka Khan, Ciara, Todrick Hall, and more. The show benefits the Ali Forney Center, Immigration Equality, and SAGE, Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders. Buy tickets at tinyurl. com/y4sqm95b. WorldPride Trans Equality Rooftop Reception When: Thurs., June 27, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Where: Rooftop93 Bar & Lounge, 93 Bowery near Hester St., 18th fl. The National Center for Transgender Equality and the NCTE Action Fund is hosting a special trans equality rooftop celebration featuring an open bar. The event presents an opportunity for folks to socialize with leaders in the movement. NCTE’s executive director, Mara Keisling, will deliver remarks. Find out more and buy tickets at Solidarity WorldPride When: Thu., Jun. 27-Sat., Jun. 29 Where: Thursday’s event takes place at 3 Dollar Bill at 260 Meserole St., btwn. Bushwick Pl. and Waterbury Sts., Williamsburg. Three days of Solidarity Pride events kick off at this erotic gay dance party. Hustlaball will feature DJs Steven Redant, Chris Bekke, and Justin Dawson. Plus, there will be a vintage analog sound system and state-of-the-art bespoke lights. Festivities continue throughout the weekend. D3 Diesel will be on Friday, while Underworld Afterhours and Brut will headline festivities on Saturday. Buy weekend passes or individual event tickets at Stonewall 50 Commemoration When: Fri., Jun. 28, 6 p.m.–9 p.m. Where: Christopher St. and Waverly Pl. Community activists, organizers, politicians,



Anne Maguire and Jo Macellaro of Revolting Lesbians are seen here in last year’s Dyke March.

and others will join forces 50 years after 500 people gathered at Washington Square Park for a Gay Power demonstration. This event is free and open to the public. Pride Soup! Queer on the Pier When: Fri., Jun. 28, 9 p.m. Where: Watermark Bar at 78 South St., Pier 15 The “queerest party of the year” features 2,000 LGBTQ folks in attendance to celebrate WorldPride. Gender capitalist, model, and actor Rain Dove Devin-Norelle host performers Nina Sky and Laith Ashley, with DJ Amber Valentine, DJ MaryMac, and DJ AVG JO-NYC also on hand. Buy tickets at

Mr. Noir WorldPride Edition When: Fri., Jun. 28, 11 p.m. Where: Boxers Hells Kitchen, 742 Ninth Ave. at W. 50th St. Get ready for a fun night of hip hop, R&B, reggae, soca, Afrobeat, and house music on two different levels at Boxers Hell’s Kitchen. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased at y5w7t9gf. Harlem Pride When: Sat., Jun. 29 from noon–6 p.m. Where: 12th Ave. at W. 135th St. Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Harlem Pride during the main event of the month-long festivi-

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