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ow that our state is slowly reopening, we can all get out and enjoy our community and our beautiful state. If you don’t love Arizona, you haven’t explored Arizona. Waterfalls, lakes, cities big and small, weather, both, hot and cold, wet and dry, and, one thing I love, diverse residents and tourists.

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This month we welcome back some of our best supporters over the last 20 years to ION Arizona including Bunkhouse, BS West and OZ. We also love our LGBTQ friendly bars/restaurants Rewined Beer & Wine Bar, Thunderbird Lounge and Wok ‘N Roll. We look forward to welcoming back to our pages all of the businesses that were effected by the pandemic. Last month we picked the lucky winners of the Drink_in_AZ $2000 Cash Pandemic Giveaway contest. The winner was selected randomly out of over 500 entrees and couldn’t have gone to a better person who needed it. His name is eION CASHman (forgive the capilization but it’s to wildly coincidental not to point that out). Congratulations, Eion! Eion Cashman: “Thank you ION Magazine and the Phoenix LGBTQ community. This money came just in time. I spent the past seven years searching for a surgeon skilled enough to fix my chest. With this money and donations from others, I was able to schedule my surgery for April 28th. I don’t have words for how grateful I am. Many trans in Arizona cannot afford this essential healthcare and many insurance plans, including all AHCCCS plans, refuse to cover gender-affirming surgeries. In fact, the Imperial Court of Arizona has a grant program - The Broadway Gatlyn Spectrum Grant - to help people like me access life-saving gender-affirming care. If you’re in a position to help, please donate so another trans person can live freely as their authentic self.” Enjoy this issue, support your community, explore Arizona and this month’s feature about Estetica Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery. 10

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PHX ATTRACTIONS Wok ’N Roll

More than mouthwatering sushi, Chinese food and cocktails! Don’t miss Drag Bingo on Saturdays, Pyrrha Sutra’s famous Burlesque Show the last Friday of every month, and a Trans Fashion Show on May 29. See you at their new Phoenix location 2801 N. Central Ave. at Thomas Rd. See ads on p. 3 & 11

Big Gay Singalong Weds. May 12: Take a trip to 1960s Baltimore with Tracy Turnblad who fought for #BlackLivesMatter in her own way.

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Weds. May 26: Tornadoes. Witches. Flying monkeys. Fabulous shoes! This 1939 classic about a runaway tween murderess will warm your heart. Movies start at 7:15 pm at The Pemberton, 1121 N. 2nd St. in Phoenix. See ad on p.18

Gayme Nights at BS West Everyone’s a winner! It’s Trivia on Monday nights with Coco St. James, and she runs Bingo with Savannah Stevens on Tuesdays. Plus, drink specials galore! 7125 E. Fifth St. in fancy Scottsdale. See ad on pp. 6 & 7

OZ Bar Just click your heels together (or call Lyft) and come to this cozy neighborhood bar. Play darts, trivia, poker, or pool with your friends. Not only that, they have pizza every day and, yep, drink specials! No Wicked Witches allowed. 1804 W. Bethany Home Rd. See ad on p. 14

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ith virtual events & shows now a permanent fixture in the entertainment industry, many of the biggest names in drag are back again in 2021 for a new digital concert festival. In partnership with management company Producer Entertainment Group (PEG) and digital concert service Sessions, “PEG Presents: Digital Drag Fest 2021” will feature Abby OMG, Alaska Thunderfuck, Cheryl Hole, Denali, Divina De Campo, Ginger Minj, Jackie Beat with Sherry Vine, Jackie Cox, Jan Sport, Jimbo, Jinkx Monsoon, Jujubee, Latrice Royale, Manila Luzon, Miz Cracker, Monét X Change, Nicky Doll, Sederginne, Sharon Needles, Tina Burner, Trixie Mattel and Utica as they bring their legendary drag directly into your home. Each 45-60 minute show feature singing, comedy, lip syncing and drama showcases. Tickets will be limited to keep audiences small and the experience intimate, with opportunities to interact with artists, tip them, and potentially be awarded prizes and giveaways. Ticket prices for each show will start at $15 per household. Alaska Thunderfuck said, ”While we are well on our way to getting back to a sense of normalcy, traveling to see your favorite entertainer and gathering in person to see a show is still limited. Luckily, through the miracle of technology, we can bring together an audience from all over the world, and connect through our love of drag, music, and creativity.” “Digital Drag Fest 2021 is so important right now, because it brings your favorite drag artists right to your living room. At home entertainment is crucial at a time where people 38

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gital DragFest, Hunty! yearn for moments of joy. Digital Drag Fest 2021 does just that; it spreads joy! I call it, ‘drag magic!’” purrs Jujubee. “We might not be together physically but, let’s party with each others celestial bodies via satellite,” Divina De Campo shared. Now for the fine print: shows will be suitable for all ages, though parental discretion is advised. The girls might get a little risqué, but you knew that, right? Weekend 1: May 21 - 23 All times are Mountain Time Utica - May 21 at 4 pm Manila Luzon - May 21 at 6 pm Sharon Needles - May 21 at 8 pm Jan Sport - May 22 at 2 pm Nicky Doll - May 22 at 4 pm Jinkx Monsoon - May 22 at 6 pm Cheryl Hole - May 23 at 12 pm Tina Burner - May 23 at 2 pm Alaska Thunderf*ck - May 23 at 4 pm Sherry Vine & Jackie Beat - May 23 at 6 pm Monét X Change - May 23 at 8 pm

Weekend 2: May 28 - 30 All times are Mountain Time Jimbo - May 28 at 4 pm Jackie Cox - May 28 at 6 pm Latrice Royale - May 28 at 8 pm Sederginne - May 29 at 2 pm Ginger Minj - May 29 at 4 pm Miz Cracker - May 29 at 6 pm Abby OMG - May 30 at 12 pm Divina De Campo - May 30 at 2 pm Denali - May 30 at 4 pm Jujubee - May 30 at 6 pm Trixie Mattel - May 30 at 8 pm

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Dance of the 41 The Ball of the Forty-One was a scandal that happened in Mexico City in 1901 when the police illegally raided a dance party hosting 41 men; some were dressed in women’s clothing, including society’s upper crust. The snooty circles were snatched, girl! Because of this, today the number “41” is taboo in Mexico. This stylish, fictionalized retelling of the shocking events that unfolded promises intrigue, sex and romance. Spanish with English subtitles/ dubbing. Release: May 12.

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P!NK! All I Know So Far Get ready to raise your glass because you won’t want to miss Miz Understood. This documentary follows P!nk on her massive 2019 “Beautiful Trama” tour combining footage on the road and behind the scenes as she balances being a mom, wife and a boss. All of this leads up to here Wembley Stadium gig in 2019. This powerhouse artist performed 156 shows in 18 countries. Release: May 21

In The Heights Washington Heights, a world at the 181st Street subway stop where the music and dreams rally a vibrant community. Here, the magnetic bodega owner Usnavi de la Vega (Anthony Ramos) saves evert penny as he hopes, imagines and sings about a better life. This screen incarnation features a lesbian couple not featured in the stage version. Based on the stage play by Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda, directed by Jon M. Chu (Crazy Rich Asians). June 11 theatrical release and 30 days on HBO Max. 42

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“Do you ever feel like everything you have could disappear in an instant?” Find out. This Netflix series tells the stylish tale of the designer Halston’s rapid rise, popularity, and his ingenuity. Sandwiched in between the story studded with glittering sequins and endless ashtrays overflowing with cigarettes we also get a glimpse of Halston’s very real struggles in business and in his personal life. The five-part miniseries, executive produced by Ryan Murphy (Glee, Hollywood, Feud, American Horror Story, Gianni Versace, Pose) portrays the life of 1970s American fashion designer Roy Halston Frowick (known simply as Halston). Ewan McGregor (Star Wars, Moulin Rouge, Trainspotting) is the fabled designer in this no doubt salacious tale of success and excess coupled with disastrous decisions. Halston was notoriously controlling, self-obsessed and apt to throw a fit if he didn’t get what he wanted. Halston’s ambition, hedonism and power-lust is given free reign as we see Halston’s life and rise to fame in the 1970s—and the sex, drugs and runway shows that came with it, plus the wild nights at Studio 54 rubbing elbows with gal pal Liza Minnelli, Elsa Perreti and other luminaries of the wild age of “everything goes.” How much is accurate? How much does the highly imaginative Murphy machine invent? Tune in and see on Friday, May 14. The perfect weekend binge— but without the mountains of coke and cigarettes.

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he decision to have cosmetic or reconstructive surgery is an extremely personal one filled with research, planning, and can beautiful results. Dr. Corwin Martin of Estetica Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery of Scottsdale, a cosmetic surgeon who understands all that goes into each procedure. Dr. Martin is also sensitive to the reconstructive needs of the M-F trans community. He is highly trained and helped many patients realize who they were physically meant to be is outwardly manifested. Both, men and women choose Estetica for a variety of cosmetic procedures. “Cosmetic surgery is a major decision in anyone’s life.” Dr. Martin says. “It’s my mission to fully answer questions and concerns so that you can make an informed decision regarding your surgery, including pre-operative planning, postoperative care, and what to expect from your results. It’s my goal for you to be comfortable and educated during your cosmetic surgery experience.”

Commission Accreditation. This means that the facility has volunteered to undergo a challenging, comprehensive evaluation. Only a small percentage of outpatient settings have gone through this kind of evaluation. Dr. Martin and his highly qualified team perform a variety of cosmetic procedures, including: •

Breast augmentation and breast lifts

Body procedures, including; arm lift, Brazilian butt lift, liposuction, Mommy Makeovers, tummy tucks and gynecomastia.

Facial procedures include; facial implants, brow/forehead lift, face/neck lift and upper and lower eyelid surgery.

“I am most proud of my surgical staff,” Dr. Martin shares. “Our staff is highly trained and skilled from the receptionist we have at our check-in to our nurse to the clinical staff we have in the back. We build relationships with our patients. We put our patient’s well-being and safety first as if they were our family members.”

“Sharing confidence and gaining trust is just as important as we move toward enhancing your beauty and renewing your inner-strength.”

Patient education is key; Dr. Martin encourages questions and wants each patient to be involved. “One of Estetica’s goals is to enhance your beauty with the most natural results possible,” says Dr. Martin. “Sharing confidence and gaining trust is just as important as we move toward enhancing your beauty and renewing your inner-strength.” Estetica is a top choice; services take place in a 5,700 square foot, state-ofthe-art, spa-like facility. Estetica has earned a number of accreditations and certifications as well as the prestigious Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint 48

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When you’re ready to improve your appearance, your self-esteem and your confidence, Estetica is ready to help.

Estetica Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery is located at 9450 E. Ironwood Square Drive in Scottsdale. To learn more visit ANewBeautifulYou.com or call 480-551-0581. Follow Estetica on social media @ EsteticaSurgery on Facebook and Instagram.


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Friendly bars, clubs & restaurants: PHOENIX METRO

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1. Anvil

anvilbaraz.com

2424 E. Thomas Rd.

(602) 334-1462

2. Bar 1

bar1bar.com

3702 N. 16th St.

(602) 266-9001

3. Bliss/ReBar

blissrebar.com

901 N. 4th St.

(602) 795-1792

4. Breakfast Bitch

eatbreakfastbitch.com 222 E Portland St.

(602) 544-7323

5. Boycott Bar

boycottbarphx.com

4301 N 7th Ave.

(602) 515-3667

6. BS West

bswest.com

7125 E. 5th Ave., Scottsdale (480) 945-9028

7. Bunkhouse

bunkhousesaloonphx 4428 N 7th Ave.

(602) 200-9154

8. The Cash

cashnightclub.com

1730 E McDowell Rd.

(602) 253-0689

9. Charlie’s

charliesphoenix.com

727 W. Camelback Rd.

(602) 265-0224

10. Cruisn’ 7th

cruisin7th.com

3702 N. 7th St.

(602) 212-9888

11. Dick’s Cabaret

dickscabaret.com

3432 E. Illini Rd.

(602) 274-DICK

12. FEZ

dickscabaret.com

105 W. Portland St

(602) 287-8700

13. Flex Spas

flexspas.com

1517 S. Black Canyon Hwy. (602) 271-9011

14. Hula’s

hulasmoderntiki.com

5114 N 7th St

(602) 265-8454

15. Industry Bar

industryphx.com

607 W Osborn Rd.

(602) 274-1456

16. Karamba

karambanightclub.com 1724 E. McDowell Rd.

(602) 254-0231

17. King Pin Bar/Rest

kingpingrill.com

(602) 795-6007

18. Kobalt

kobaltbarphoenix.com Park Central Mall

(602) 264-5307

19. The Melting Pot

meltingpot.com

3626 E Ray Rd.

(480) 704-9206

20. The Melting Pot

meltingpot.com

19420 N 59th Ave. B113

(623) 444-4946

21. Mi Patio

mipatioaz.com

3347 N 7th Ave.

(602) 277-4831

20. NuTowne Saloon

nutownebar.com

5002 E Van Buren St.

(602) 267-9959

21. OZ Bar

ozbarphx.com

1804 W. Bethany Home Rd. (602) 242-5114

22. Plazma

8925 N 12th St.

1560 E Osborn Rd.

(602) 266-0477

23. Rewined Bar

rewinedphx.square

3308 N 24th St.

(602) 429-9660

24. The Rock

therockdmphoenix

4129 N 7th Ave

(602) 248-8559

25. Stacy’s @ Melrose

stacysatmelrose.com

4343 N 7th Ave.

26. Thunderbird Lnge

thunderbirdloungephx 710 W Montecito Ave.

(602) 283-4621

27. Wok n Roll - Phx

woknrollaz.com

2801 N Central Ave.

(602) 230-2960

28. Wok n Roll - Scott

woknrollaz.com

4412 N Miller Rd.

(480) 427-2526

(602) 264-1700

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Stacy’s @ Dunlap 54 Thunderbird Lounge 43 NEW! Rewined Beer & Wine Bar 40 Sazerak McKenzies Midtown Tavern

Tru Burger (Phoenix location) Centrico (Modern Mexican) Hula’s Modern Tiki Oven & Vine Mary Coyle’s Ice Cream Screaming Banshee

ENTERTAINMENT

Phoenix Gay Men’s Chorus Canyon Echos Omaggio Youth Chorus Phoenix Women’s Chorus Film Bar (downtown PHX) 18 Desperado Film Festival Arizona Broadway Theatre Valley Youth Theatre Arizona Opera Theatre Arizona Theatre Company Herberger Theatre Orpheum Theatre Phoenix Theatre AK Chin Pavilion Arizona Federal Theatre Marque Theatre Talking Stick Arena CB Live (Desert Ridge) Rick Branson’s House Comedy Exposed Gallery Let it Roll Bowling 54 Big Surf Waterpark

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DINING OUT

The Melting Pot (Fondue) 20 The Stir 50 Mi Patio (Mexican) 6 Wok ‘N Roll (Scottsdale) 3.11 Bliss/ReBar FEZ King Pin Bar & Lounge 54 Breakfast Bitch (Cambria Hotel) 3 Pizza People Pub

Bill Luke Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep 22 U Park We Sell (Mesa) 22 Scottsdale Bike Company Community Tire (6 locations) Compu-Tech Automotive Jackson Car Wash Daryl’s Detail on Wheels Fenders and Friends Car Club Cactus 4 Wheelers Lambda Car Club All State Ins. - Edward Vasquez State Farm Ins. Mary Contreras 53

LIVING

Mattress 360 44 Arizona Matress Overstock Allegiance Water Services Mustang Air Mechanical 63 Studio Art Framing A/C Experts Design Labs Custom Kitchens Oasis Valley Group (Chris Tong) 45 Lance Rampy Realtor 52 Dominick Mangano Realtor 44 AZ Real Estate - John & Jared S & T Plaza The Curve Apts. (Melrose) Pavilions on Central Apts Skyline Lofts Apt. (Downtown) ZaZu Apartment Homes Byrant Commercial Properties Old Republic Title

OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Macy’s Biltmore Fashion Park NEW! The Fit Alterations 19 NEW! Ace of Fades (Adrian Byrd) 63 Cornelis Hollander Jewelers 36 Diamond Jim’s (2 locations) 51 AZ Fun Services Gifts/Costumes Whozitz and Whatzitz Gifts 40 Now or Never R Salon 41 Coiffeur’s Salon Salon 24 Assh Copper Salon Fast Signs on Central Dance Starz

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

All State Insurance - E. Vasquez Health Markets - Amy Powell State Farm Ins. - Mary Contreras Alliance Wealth Management Law offices of John Phebus MDK Law Group Phillips Law Group Dave Connell Bookkeeping

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Lugari Pet Salon 23 Doggy Daze - Grooming/retail Wag n Wash Smelly Dog Pet Sit AZ Alta Vista Vetenarian Clinic Phoenix Dog, Cat & Bird Hospital

Equality Arizona (EQAZ) ANDES - Nude social club 35 FIERCE Friends - Social club BLAEQ - Black LGBTQ Social club

ADULT Cactus Cities Softball Varsity Gay Kick-Ball League Phoenix Frontrunners Gay Bowlling Phoenix Phoenix Hellraisers Flag Football G.L.A.D. Dart League Phoenix Storm Rugby Team

TRAVEL & LEISURE

CANNABIS / CBD / VAPE

The Wellness Spot (CBD) Herbal Wellness Ctr. (medicinal) Butt Out Vape Shop

SPORTS & FITNESS

Cambria Hotel (Downtown Phx) 23 Palomar Hotel (Downtown) Embassy Suites - Airport Wyndham Garden (Midtown Phx) The Tuxon Hotel (Tucson) Hotel Congress (Dntwn Tucson) Royal Villas - Adult Hotel Let it Roll Bowlling 52 Big Surf Waterpark Luxor Hotel (Las Vegas)

RESOURCES

Dick’s Cabaret Flex Phoenix Health Spa The Chute Bathhouse The Adult Shoppe (3 locations) 40 Off Chute Too Castle Superstores Hustler Hollywood Paradise Bookstore Zorbas Adult Shoppe New APP Ads added weekly. Check back often for LGBTQ+ friendly business, organizations and non-profits!

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upiter enters Pisces from May 13 thru July 28. Anything you put your thoughts and action towards can be yours. But be careful! If you’re living in a fantasy world you’ll be imprisoned by delusion. ¶ May 29 brings us the cosmic wild card of a Lunar Eclipse in addition to the return of another pesky Mercury retrograde from May 29 through June 22. Use this one to fire up a stalled project but don’t start a new one. ¶ In other planetary news, Mercury clashes with Jupiter, Jupiter clashes with Venus, the Sun clashes with Saturn, and frankly, that hideous t-shirt is clashing with those awful booty shorts you love so much. Hey, someone had to say it. The stars just did you a solid. So, like, you’re welcome. ARIES Mar. 21 - Apr. 20 Pick up the pace but watch your budget. Look for some breakthroughs and expect a fresh start. The Full Moon on May 26 gives you a “Eureka!” moment. (That’s a good thing.) TAURUS April. 21 - May 20 Be aware of your surroundings. There’s a few jerks lurking around. Is it your birthday? Thanks to Mars you’ll get rid of lots of inhibitions and you have no problem expressing yourself. With or without clothes on. GEMINI May 21 - June 21 It’s time to recharge your batteries because you’ve had some heavy emotions to process. You need to end a chapter of your life. A birthday Gem can expect spontaneity and revealing conversations. CANCER June 22 - July 22 You’re faced with choices between your love life and career obligations. What do you do? Take a deep breath; Jupiter will help sort it out late in the month. People find you attractive, thanks to Mars. 62

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LEO July 23 - Aug. 22 If you’re not lazy, you can expect projects left on the back burner to be pushed ahead. Exercise your communication skills. Use your words. Don’t be shy. Events develop quickly. VIRGO Aug. 23 - Sep. 22 Hurry! Get shit done before Mercury, your ruling planet, goes retrograde on May 29. Pluto adds some sparkle to your creativity. Buy glitter. LIBRA Sep. 23 - Oct. 22 Thank Venus for your added charm and attitude. It’s a good time to promote yourself, your ideas, and set some new goals. Okay, you’re beautiful, too. Happy now? SCORPIO Oct. 23 - Nov.23 Investigate the nooks and crannies of your psyche. The Lunar Eclipse makes things messy, weird, kooky, and chaotic but don’t let it kill your vibe. Besides, your freakiness is what makes you hot! SAGITTARIUS Nov. 23 - Dec. 23 Things seem confusing. On one hand, you’ve got peace and tranquility. On the other hand, Mars brings in wild passion and enthusiasm to the table. Surprisingly, it all balances out. CAPRICORN Dec. 23 - Jan. 20 The Sun in Taurus activates your “pleasure” button. Venus enters Gemini, and the stars are encouraging to bring beauty into your life. The Sun and Neptune say, “Trust your intuition.” AQUARIUS Jan. 21 - Feb. 19 Practice talking about your needs, use your backbone so you’re not forced to back down. Taskmaster Saturn goes retrograde from May 23-October 10 and that means, “Don’t let anyone push you around.” Screw guilt. PISCES Feb. 20 - Mar. 20 Family is like herpes: They both last forever. Expect some conflict, but with a little understanding everyone will be happy. Hopefully. Jupiter is going to change your life … for the next 12 years. It’ll be fabulous!


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