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What to do this weekend

Thanks to the Thanksgving holiday, the weekend starts a little earlier. Below is a list of LGBTQ+ events and parties happening as well as info about which gay bars are open on Thanksgiving. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday.

Boston Gay Bars

The Alley
WEDNESDAY: Come out for drinks with friends, open ’til 2AM
THURSDAY: Open @4PM w/ free thanksgiving buffet until 8PM, close @2AM
FRIDAY: Casual Friday w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
SATURDAY: Dance your ass off w/ music by DJ Aga @10PM
SUNDAY: It is a a Christmas themed Bearaoke Night @8PM

blend
WEDNESDAY: CLOSED
THURSDAY: CLOSED
FRIDAY: Friday Feels w/ music by Twisted Gleam @10PM
SATURDAE: So Hot Saturdaes ‘Decades’ w/ DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
SUNDAY: Disco brunch (reservations on Open Table) @11AM

Cathedral Station
WEDNESDAY: Bruins play Panthers @7PM | Celtics play Mavericks @7:30PM
THURSDAY: Open @7PM | Patriots play Vikings @8:30PM
FRIDAY: Bruins play Hurricanes @1PM | Celtics play Kings @8PM
SATURDAY: No Games – Dining Room & Bar open
SUNDAY: Celtics Play Wizards @8PM

Club Cafe
WEDNESDAY: Blackout Party w/ DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
THURSDAY: Open 12-6PM for dinner – Nightclub will be CLOSED
FRIDAY: DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Brian Derrick @10PM
SUNDAY: Sunday brunch @11AM & Tea w/ Andrea Stamas @6PM

dbar
WEDNESDAY: Thanksgiving Eve 90s dance party w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
THURSDAY: CLOSED
FRIDAY: Karaoke w/ DJ Bobby Knight @10PM
SATURDAY: Dance your ass off w/ music by DJ Begbick @10PM
SUNDAY: NEW GAY NIGHT APPLAUSE – Last Sunday of each month
Hosted by Christine Pristine w/ music by DJ Begbick @4-8PM

Jacques
WEDNESDAY:Drag on Broadway w/ Amanda Playwith @8PM
THURSDAY: CLOSED
FRIDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage hosted by Destiny 8PM
SATURDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage Hosted by DeeDee de Ray 8PM
SUNDAY: Sunday Fun Day – Open Mic night w/ Mitzzy @7PM

Legacy & Candibar (Gay Mafia Boston)
WEDNESDAY: DJs Jesus Montanez, Richie Ladue & Frenchy @10PM
THURSDAY: CLOSED
FRIDAY: Bussdown Friday w/ DJ Frenchy @10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Deane @10PM
SUNDAY: Hot Mess Sundays Thanksgiving edition at Candibar @10PM

Trophy Room
WEDNESDAY: Bruins play Panthers @7PM | Celtics play Mavericks @7:30PM
THURSDAY: Patriots play Vikings @8:30PM
FRIDAY: Bruins play Hurricanes @1PM | Celtics play Kings @8PM
SATURDAY: No Games – Dining Room & Bar open
SUNDAY: Celtics Play Wizards @8PM

LGBTQ+ Programming / Events

WEDNESDAY: Join Amanda Playwith for Broadway Drag Comedy at Jacques

WEDNESDAY: DJ Stevie Psyclone and a cast of hosts are set entertain you at Club Cafe

THURSDAY: Boston’s LGBTQ sports bars will be open and broadcasting the Patriots game @8:30PM

THURSDAY: Thirsty ThursGay Drag Show hosted by Plane Jane at Game On in Fenway @9PM

FRIDAY: Men of Melanin Magic host Bussdown Fridays with music by Frenchy at Legacy @10PM

SATURDAY: O Baile Funk LGBTQ (Brazilian Funk Night) at Vera’s in Union Square @10PM

SUNDAY: Men of Melanin Magic present Vogue Nights (4th Friday of ea month) at Icon @7PM

SUNDAY: Christmas themed bearaoke is at The Alley @8PM

DRAG BRUNCHES IN BOSTON

Brunch

Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.

Illusions The Drag Brunch Boston
Saturday & Sunday shows @1:30PM
Hosted upstairs at Hennessey’s (Downtown)

Drag Me To Brunch
Sunday @2PM
Carrie Nation Cocktail Club (Beacon Hill)

And finally… another resource for what is happening at Boston gay bars is KikiPedia.

What to do this weekend

Below is a list of LGBTQ+ events and parties happening this weekend. Scroll to the bottom of this post to see a listing of drag brunches. Have an event you want included? Email bosguymail@gmail.com.

Boston Gay Bars

The Alley
THURSDAY: Trivia Night w/ Daddy Dave @8PM
FRIDAY: Casual Friday w/ DJ Mike Giller @10PM
SATURDAY: Monthly Underbear Party w/ DJ Taffy @9PM
SUNDAY: Bearaoke Night @8PM

blend
FRIDAY: Super Nature w/ DJ Brian Derrick @10PM
SATURDAY: Mayhem Saturday w/ DJ Aga @10PM
SUNDAY: Mizery Loves Company Drag Brunch (SOLD OUT) @11AM

Cathedral Station
THURSDAY: Bruins plays Flyers @7PM
FRIDAY: Celtics play Pelicans @8:30PM
SATURDAY: Bruins play Blackhawks @7PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @11AM & Patriots play Jets @1PM

Club Cafe
THURSDAY: Discoteca Musica w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
FRIDAY: DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Begbick @10PM
SUNDAY: Sunday brunch @11AM & Flannel Bear Tea w/ DJ Aga @6PM

dbar
FRIDAY: Karaoke w/ DJ Bobby Knight @10PM
SATURDAY: Slay Saturdays w/ DJ Coleslaw @10PM
SUNDAY: Brunch (reservations on Open Table) @11AM

Jacques Cabaret – Call 617-426-8902 to reserve seats to shows
THURSDAY: Now That’s What I Call A Drag Show! hosted by Amanda Playwith & Crystal Crawford @8PM
FRIDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage hosted by Destiny
SATURDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage Hosted by DeeDee de Ray
SUNDAY: Sunday Fun Day – Open Mic night w/ Mitzzy @7PM

Legacy & Candibar (Gay Mafia Boston)
THURSDAY: Serve Thursdays w/ host Violencia & DJ Coleslaw @10PM
FRIDAY: Bussdown Friday w/ DJ Frenchy @10PM
SATURDAY: Furball w/ DJ Nick Stracener @10PM
SUNDAY: Hot Mess Sundays Halloween Edition at Candibar @10PM

Trophy Room
THURSDAY: Bruins plays Flyers @7PM
FRIDAY: Celtics play Pelicans @8:30PM
SATURDAY: Bruins play Blackhawks @7PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @12PM & Patriots play Jets @1PM

LGBTQ+ Programming / Events

THURSDAY: It’s Britney B*tch! Drag Tribute Show is at Club Cafe @8PM

THURSDAY: Queeraoke is at Midway Cafe @10PM

FRIDAY: Wicked Queer Documentary Festival this weekend in multiple locations

FRIDAY: HEROES IRL w/ DJ Chris Ewen at Sonia @10PM

SATURDAY: Boston Gay Mafia Presents Furball w/ DJ Nick Stracener at Legacy @10PM

SUNDAY: DotOUT Harvest Mixer is at Ashmont Grill @3PM

SUNDAY: Lexi’s Butt Mitzvah Drag, Drinks & Dancing at the Cantab Lounge @7PM

SUNDAY: Drag Bingo w/ Plane Jane at TimeOut market at 7PM

SUNDAY: Bearaoke is at The Alley @8PM

DRAG BRUNCHES IN BOSTON

Brunch

Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.

Grease Drag Brunch
Saturday @10AM
Summer Shack

Illusions The Drag Brunch Boston
Saturday & Sunday shows @1:30PM
Hosted upstairs at Hennessey’s (Downtown)

Mizery Loves Company Drag Brunch
Sunday @12PM
blend

Drag Me To Brunch
Sunday @2PM
Carrie Nation Cocktail Club (Beacon Hill)

And finally… another resource for what is happening at Boston gay bars is KikiPedia.

What to do this weekend

Work has me traveling and gave me no time to pull together the LGBTQ+ programming I normally share in this weekly post, but KikiPedia has you covered. Check out their website to find out what’s happening this weekend and have fun.

What to do this weekend

Below is a list of LGBTQ+ events and parties happening this weekend. Scroll to the bottom of this post to see a listing of drag brunches. Have an event you want included? Email bosguymail@gmail.com.

Boston Gay Bars

The Alley
THURSDAY: Trivia Night w/ Daddy Dave @8PM
FRIDAY: Casual Friday w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
SATURDAY: Monthly Underbear Party w/ DJ Taffy @9PM
SUNDAY: Bearaoke Night @8PM

blend
THURSDAY: UK RPDR w/ host Harlow Havoc @8PM & Music by Harlow Havoc @10PM
FRIDAY: Friday Fears w/ music by Twisted Gleam @10PM
SATURDAY: Come out and dance to the music of DJ Aga @10PM
SUNDAY: Beyonce Brunch w/ Harlow Havoc & Kori King (reservations on Open Table) @11AM

Cathedral Station
THURSDAY: Bruins plays Rangers @7:30PM
FRIDAY: Celtics play Bulls @7:30PM
SATURDAY: Bruins play Maple Leafs @7PM & Celtics play Knicks @7:30PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @11AM & Patriots play Colts @1PM

Club Cafe
THURSDAY: Discoteca Musica w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
FRIDAY: RPDR viewing party @8PM & DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Begbick @10PM
SUNDAY: Sunday brunch @11AM & Tea at CC @6PM

dbar
FRIDAY: Karaoke w/ DJ Ryan Grow @10PM
SATURDAY: Where The Wild Things Are / DJ Rubi @10PM
SUNDAY: Brunch (reservations on Open Table) @11AM | Tea Dance w/ DJ Joe Bermudez @4PM

Jacques Cabaret – Call 617-426-8902 to reserve seats to shows
THURSDAY: Now That’s What I Call A Drag Show! hosted by Amanda Playwith & Crystal Crawford @8PM
FRIDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage hosted by Destiny
SATURDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage Hosted by DeeDee de Ray
SUNDAY: Sunday Fun Day – Open Mic night w/ Mitzzy @7PM

Legacy & Candibar (Gay Mafia Boston)
THURSDAY: Serve Thursdays w/ host Violencia & DJ Coleslaw @10PM
FRIDAY: Bussdown Friday w/ DJ Frenchy @10PM
SATURDAY: Halloween Edition w/ DJ Hector Fonseca @10PM
SUNDAY: Hot Mess Sundays Halloween Edition at Candibar @10PM

Trophy Room
THURSDAY: Bruins plays Rangers @7:30PM
FRIDAY: Celtics play Bulls @7:30PM
SATURDAY: Bruins play Maple Leafs @7PM & Celtics play Knicks @7:30PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @12PM & Patriots play Colts @1PM

LGBTQ+ Programming / Events

THURSDAY: Queeraoke is at Midway Cafe @10PM

SATURDAY: Tea Dance (dog friendly) w/ Provincetown Brewery and DJ Brian Hallligan at The Seaport @1PM

SATURDAY: Strictly Reggae hosted by Boston Urban Pride in Allston @3PM

SATURDAY: Emilio Rojas: Border Pedagogies, Queer Kinships, and Archival Resonances at Emerson Theater @7PM

SATURDAY: LGBTQ NightLife presents Sapphic Nights at Vera’s (Somerville) @10PM

SUNDAY: Yoga with Chuck: Day Retreat for Men-Movement, Meditation & Mindfullness

SUNDAY: Men of Melanin Magic host: Epic R&B Party w/ DJ Whysham at Icon at 7PM

SUNDAY: Bearaoke is at The Alley @8PM

DRAG BRUNCHES IN BOSTON

Brunch

Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.

Biscuits & Belles
Saturday @11AM
Loretta’s Last Call

Drag Brunch w/ music by Begbick
Saturday 12PM
Bootleg Special

Illusions The Drag Brunch Boston
Saturday & Sunday shows @1:30PM
Hosted upstairs at Hennessey’s (Downtown)

Drag Hoedown Brunch w/ music by Begbick
Sunday @11AM
Nash Bar (Theater District)

Drag Me To Brunch
Sunday @2PM
Carrie Nation Cocktail Club (Beacon Hill)

And finally… another resource for what is happening at Boston gay bars is KikiPedia.

What to do this weekend

Below is a list of LGBTQ+ events and parties happening this weekend. Scroll to the bottom of this post to see a listing of drag brunches. Have an event you want included? Email bosguymail@gmail.com.

Boston Gay Bars

The Alley
THURSDAY: Trivia Night w/ Daddy Dave @8PM
FRIDAY: Casual Friday @10PM
SATURDAY: Halloween Dance Party @10PM
SUNDAY: Bearaoke Night @8PM

blend
THURSDAY: UK RPDR w/ host Harlow Havoc @8PM & Music by Harlow Havoc @10PM
FRIDAY: Friday Fears w/ music by Twisted Gleam @10PM
SATURDAE: So Hot Saturdaes w/ DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
SUNDAY: Spooky Brunch w/ DJ Begbick (reservations on Open Table) @11AM

Cathedral Station
THURSDAY: Bruins plays Rangers @7:30PM
FRIDAY: Celtics play Bulls @7:30PM
SATURDAY: Bruins play Maple Leafs @7PM & Celtics play Knicks @7:30PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @11AM & Patriots play Jets @1PM

Club Cafe
THURSDAY: Discoteca Musica w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
FRIDAY: RPDR viewing party @8PM & DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Brian Derrick @10PM
SUNDAY: Sunday brunch @11AM & Trick or Tea w/ DJ Stevie Psyclone @6PM

dbar
FRIDAY: Scream Queens DJ Ryan Grow @10PM
SATURDAY: Nightmare on Dot Ave w/ DJ Brian Halligan @10:30PM
SUNDAY: Brunch (reservations on Open Table) @11AM | Haunted Hoedown Tea Dance w/ DJ Joe Bermudez @4PM

Jacques Cabaret – Call 617-426-8902 to reserve seats to shows
THURSDAY: Now That’s What I Call A Drag Show! hosted by Amanda Playwith & Crystal Crawford @8PM
FRIDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage hosted by Destiny
SATURDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage Hosted by DeeDee de Ray
SUNDAY: Sunday Fun Day – Open Mic night w/ Mitzzy @7PM

Legacy & Candibar (Gay Mafia Boston)
THURSDAY: Serve Thursdays w/ host Violencia & DJ Coleslaw @10PM
FRIDAY: Bussdown Friday w/ DJ Frenchy @10PM
SATURDAY: Halloween Edition w/ DJ Danny Verde at Legacy @10PM
SUNDAY: Hot Mess Sundays Halloween Edition at Candibar @10PM

Trophy Room
THURSDAY: Bruins plays Rangers @7:30PM
FRIDAY: Celtics play Bulls @7:30PM
SATURDAY: Bruins play Maple Leafs @7PM & Celtics play Knicks @7:30PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @12PM & Patriots play Jets @1PM

LGBTQ+ Programming / Events

THURSDAY: Miss Lamplighter’s Hallow-Queen Drag Race Special at Lamplighter Brewing Co. @8PM

THURSDAY: Thirsty Thursgay Dragshow is at Game On! @10PM

THURSDAY: Queeraoke is at Midway Cafe @10PM

FRIDAY: Heroes (18+) IRL w/ DJ Chris Ewen is at Sonia @10PM

SATURDAY: HalloQueer Gaymer Costume Party is at The Alley @6PM

SATURDAY: Calling All Soles: BAGS Sock Drive followed by So Hot Saturdaes at blend @9PM

SATURDAY: Halloween Costume & Dance Party w/ DJ Junior at Volcano Room @10PM

SATURDAY: Gay Bash’d Annual Halloween Party w/ Lil Mariko at The Sinclair @10PM

SUNDAY: Bearaoke is at The Alley @8PM

DRAG BRUNCHES IN BOSTON

Brunch

Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.

Halloween Drag Lunch
Saturday @12PM
NightShift Brewing

Hallo-Queen Brunch
Saturday @1PM
High Street Place Food Hall

Illusions The Drag Brunch Boston
Saturday & Sunday shows @1:30PM
Hosted upstairs at Hennessey’s (Downtown)

Drag Me To Brunch
Sunday @2PM
Carrie Nation Cocktail Club (Beacon Hill)

Drag Tease: Spooky Queen Brunch
Sunday @3PM
Lansdowne Street

And finally… another resource for what is happening at Boston gay bars is KikiPedia.

What to do this weekend

Below is a list of LGBTQ+ events and parties happening this weekend. Scroll to the bottom of this post to see a listing of drag brunches. Have an event you want included? Email bosguymail@gmail.com.

Boston Gay Bars

The Alley
THURSDAY: Trivia Night w/ Daddy Dave @8PM
FRIDAY: Casual Friday w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
SATURDAY: Big Disco NRG w/ DJ RPrice @10PM
SUNDAY: Bearaoke Night @8PM

blend
THURSDAY: UK RPDR w/ host Harlow Havoc @8PM & Music by Harlow Havoc @10PM
FRIDAY: SUPER NATURE w/ music by DJ Brian Derrick @10PM
SATURDAY: Mayhem Saturdays w/ DJ, Aga @10PM
SUNDAY: Disco Brunch (reservations on Open Table) @11AM

Cathedral Station
THURSDAY: Bruins play Ducks @7PM
FRIDAY: Celtics play Heat @7:30PM
SATURDAY: Bruins play Wild @1PM & Celtics play Magic @7PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @11AM

Club Cafe
THURSDAY: Discoteca Musica w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
FRIDAY: RPDR viewing party @8PM & DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Andrea Stamas @10PM
SUNDAY: Sunday brunch @11AM & Tea w/ DJ Aga @6PM

dbar
FRIDAY: Karaoke w/ DJ Bobby Knight @10PM
SATURDAY: Slay Saturday w/ DJ Begbick @10:30PM
SUNDAY: Brunch (reservations on Open Table) @11AM | Carvings & Cocktails $30 (includes pumpkin, carving tools, cocktail and small bites) @12PM | Drunken Pumpkin Tea Dance w/ DJ Joe Bermudez @4PM

Jacques Cabaret – Call 617-426-8902 to reserve seats to shows
THURSDAY: Now That’s What I Call A Drag Show! hosted by Amanda Playwith & Crystal Crawford @8PM
FRIDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage hosted by Destiny
SATURDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage Hosted by DeeDee de Ray
SUNDAY: Sunday Fun Day – Open Mic night w/ Mitzzy @7PM

Legacy & Candibar (Gay Mafia Boston)
THURSDAY: Serve Thursdays w/ host Violencia & DJ Coleslaw @10PM
FRIDAY: Bussdown Friday w/ DJ Frenchy @10PM
SATURDAY: Music by GSP at Legacy @10PM
SUNDAY: Hot Mess at Candibar @10PM

Trophy Room
THURSDAY: Bruins play Ducks @7PM
FRIDAY: Celtics play Heat @7:30PM
SATURDAY: Bruins play Wild @1PM & Celtics play Magic @7PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @12PM

LGBTQ+ Programming / Events

THURSDAY: Halloween Horror Movie Night – Carrie at Club Cafe @7PM

THURSDAY: Boston Queer Comedy Dating Show w/ HIDEOUT Comedy @8PM

THURSDAY: Queeraoke is at Midway Cafe @10PM

FRIDAY: Heroes (18+) IRL w/ DJ Chris Ewen is at Sonia @10PM

SATURDAY: 25th Annual Lesbians & Friends LGBTQ Dance at Club Cafe @6PM

SATURDAY: PITY Party Queer EMO Night at Union Tavern @9PM

SUNDAY: A Sister’s Drag Tag Sale at Club Cafe @2PM

SUNDAY: Gay Beer Club social at Narragansett Beer Co. 4PM – 7PM

SUNDAY: Vogue Nights w/ Men of Melanin Magic at Icon @7PM

SUNDAY: Bearaoke is at The Alley @8PM

DRAG BRUNCHES IN BOSTON

Brunch

Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.

Hocus Pocus Drag Brunch
Saturday @11AM
Summer Shack

Hollow Queens Drag Brunch
Saturday @12PM
Laugh Boston

Illusions The Drag Brunch Boston
Saturday & Sunday shows @1:30PM
Hosted upstairs at Hennessey’s (Downtown)

Heels N Mimosas: Screamin Queens
Sunday @11AM
Premiere Broadway

Drag Me To Brunch
Sunday @2PM
Carrie Nation Cocktail Club (Beacon Hill)

And finally… another resource for what is happening at Boston gay bars is KikiPedia.

What to do this weekend

Below is a list of LGBTQ+ events and parties happening this weekend. Scroll to the bottom of this post to see a listing of drag brunches. Have an event you want included? Email bosguymail@gmail.com.

Boston Gay Bars

The Alley
THURSDAY: Trivia Night w/ Daddy Dave @8PM
FRIDAY: FUZZ with DJ Taffy and Brent Covington @10PM
SATURDAY: Wicked Pah & BLUF Social @6PM and hang out after w/ DJ Brian Derrick @10PM
SUNDAY: Bearaoke Night @8PM

blend
THURSDAY: UK RPDR w/ host Harlow Havoc @8PM & Music by Harlow Havoc @10PM
FRIDAY: Friday Feels w/ music by DJ Begbick @10PM
SATURDAY: Mayhem Saturdays w/ DJ, Aga @10PM
SUNDAY: Disco Brunch (reservations on Open Table) @11AM

Cathedral Station
THURSDAY: No games – Kitchen & Bar open
FRIDAY: Celtics play Raiders (preseason game) @7PM
SATURDAY: Bruins play Coyotes @7PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @11AM | Patriots play Jets @1PM

Club Cafe
THURSDAY: Discoteca Musica w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
FRIDAY: RPDR viewing party @8PM & DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
SATURDAY: Prime Timers monthly meeting @2PM DJ Begbick @10PM
SUNDAY: Sunday brunch @11AM & Bear Tea w/ DJ Aga @6PM

dbar
FRIDAY: Karaoke w/ DJ Bobby Knight @10PM
SATURDAY: Cabaret Night @8:30 & DJ Coleslaw @10:30PM
SUNDAY: Brunch (reservations on Open Table) @11AM & Tea at d w/ DJ Begbick @4PM

Jacques Cabaret – Call 617-426-8902 to reserve seats to shows
THURSDAY: Now That’s What I Call A Drag Show! hosted by Amanda Playwith & Crystal Crawford @8PM
FRIDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage hosted by Destiny
SATURDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage Hosted by DeeDee de Ray
SUNDAY: Sunday Fun Day – Open Mic night w/ Mitzzy @7PM

Legacy & Candibar (Gay Mafia Boston)
THURSDAY: Serve Thursdays w/ host Violencia & DJ Coleslaw @10PM
FRIDAY: Bussdown Friday w/ DJ Frenchy @10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Nina Flowers Legacy @10PM
SUNDAY: Hot Mess at Candibar @10PM

Trophy Room
THURSDAY: No games – Kitchen & Bar open
FRIDAY: Celtics play Raiders (preseason game) @7PM
SATURDAY: Bruins play Coyotes @7PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @12PM | Patriots play Jets @1PM

LGBTQ+ Programming / Events

THURSDAY | FRIDAY | SATURDAY | SUNDAY

Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health 2022 at Harvard

THURSDAY: Queeraoke is at Midway Cafe @10PM

FRIDAY: Halloween Fundraiser & Costume Party at Club Cafe @8PM

SATURDAY: Alley Pups Social at the Alley @6PM

SATURDAY: Baile Funk LGBTQ at Vera’s (Somerville) @10PM

SUNDAY: DotOUT hosts Ghost Pepper Video Eve at Ghost Pepper Taco & Tequila Bar @6PM

SUNDAY: WHINE UP Caribbean Jams & Afrobeats with DJ Live at Icon @7PM

SUNDAY: Bearaoke is at The Alley @8PM

DRAG BRUNCHES IN BOSTON

Brunch

Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.

Rocky Horror Picture Show Drag Brunch
Saturday @11AM
Summer Shack Back Bay

Illusions The Drag Brunch Boston
Saturday & Sunday shows @1:30PM
Hosted upstairs at Hennessey’s (Downtown)

Mizery Enjoys Company Drag Brunch
Sunday @12PM
blend Dorchester

Drag Me To Brunch
Sunday @2PM
Carrie Nation Cocktail Club (Beacon Hill)

And finally… another resource for what is happening at Boston gay bars is KikiPedia.

What to do this weekend

Below is a list of LGBTQ+ events and parties happening this weekend. Scroll to the bottom of this post to see a listing of drag brunches. Have an event you want included? Email bosguymail@gmail.com.

Boston Gay Bars

The Alley
THURSDAY: Trivia Night w/ Daddy Dave @8PM
FRIDAY: Meet contestants of Mr. Boston Bear & Cub Competition @8PM and stick around to see DJ Begbick @10PM
SATURDAY: Mr Boston Bear & Cub Competition @9PM and hang out after for Tremors w/ DJ Scott Helms @10PM
SUNDAY: Bearaoke Night @8PM

blend
THURSDAY: UK RPDR w/ host Harlow Havoc @8PM
FRIDAY: Friday Feels w/ music by Twisted Gleam @10PM
SATURDAY: Mayhem Saturdays w/ DJ, Drag Queen Harlow Havoc @10PM
SUNDAY: Disco Brunch (reservations on Open Table) @11AM

Cathedral Station
THURSDAY: No games – Kitchen & Bar open
FRIDAY: Celtics play Hornets (preseason game) @7PM
SATURDAY: Bruins play Devils (preseason game) @7PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @11AM | Patriots play Lions @1PM

Club Cafe
THURSDAY: Discoteca Musica w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
FRIDAY: RPDR viewing party @8PM & DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Brian Derrick @10PM
SUNDAY: Sunday brunch @11AM & Tea w/ DJ Andrea Stamas @6PM

dbar
FRIDAY: Karaoke w/ DJ Bobby Knight @10PM
SATURDAY: Studio54 w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
SUNDAY: Brunch (reservations on Open Table) @11AM & Tea at d w/ DJ Joe Bermudez @4PM

Jacques Cabaret – Call 617-426-8902 to reserve seats to shows
THURSDAY: Now That’s What I Call A Drag Show! hosted by Amanda Playwith & Crystal Crawford @8PM
FRIDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage hosted by Destiny
SATURDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage Hosted by DeeDee de Ray
SUNDAY: Sunday Fun Day – Open Mic night w/ Mitzzy @7PM

Legacy & Candibar (Gay Mafia Boston)
THURSDAY: Serve Thursdays w/ host Violencia & DJ Coleslaw @10PM
FRIDAY: Bussdown Friday w/ DJ Frenchy @10PM
SATURDAY: The sexy DJ Dan Slater returns to Legacy @10PM
SUNDAY: Hot Mess at Candibar @10PM

Trophy Room
THURSDAY: No games – Kitchen & Bar open
FRIDAY: Celtics play Hornets (preseason game) @7PM
SATURDAY: Bruins play Devils (preseason game) @7PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @12PM | Patriots play Lions @1PM

LGBTQ+ Programming / Events

Connecting and talking about things taboo: History of queer and sex culture

THURSDAY: Tongue & Cheek at Aeronaut Brewing Company @7PM

THURSDAY: Queeraoke is at Midway Cafe @10PM

FRIDAY: HEROES (18+) at Sonia @10PM

SATURDAY: Miss Richfield 1981 returns to at Club Cafe @8PM

SATURDAY: Mass Bears & Cubs – Mr. Boston Bear & Cub competition at Alley Bar @9PM

SATURDAY: 1 Year Anniversary Furball Party at Legacy @10PM

SUNDAY: Now That’s What I Call A Review: 90’s Music at Jacques Cabaret @3PM

SUNDAY: Gay Beer Club meets at the Cambridge Brewing Company @6PM

SUNDAY: The Runway Witch Fashion Show at The Crystal Ballroom @7PM

SUNDAY: Gay Mafia Boston presents 3 DJs at 2 Clubs
DJ Dani Brasil @Legacy || DJ Richie Ladue & DJ Frenchie @CandiBar

SUNDAY: Bearaoke is at The Alley @8PM

DRAG BRUNCHES IN BOSTON

Brunch

Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.

Stranger Things: Drag Brunch
Saturday @11AM
Summer Shack (Back Bay)

DRAGtacular Brunch: Britney vs. Christina
Saturday @12PM
Laugh Boston (Seaport)

Illusions The Drag Brunch Boston
Saturday & Sunday shows @1:30PM
Hosted upstairs at Hennessey’s (Downtown)

Rihanna Drag Brunch w Men of Melanin Magic
Sunday @11AM
Lansdowne Street (Fenway)

Haunted Drag Brunch
Sunday @12PM
Article 24 (Allston)

Drag Me To Brunch
Sunday @2PM
Carrie Nation Cocktail Club (Beacon Hill)

And finally… another resource for what is happening at Boston gay bars is KikiPedia.

What to do this weekend

Below is a list of LGBTQ+ events and parties happening this weekend. Scroll to the bottom of this post to see a listing of drag brunches. Have an event you want included? Email bosguymail@gmail.com.

Boston Gay Bars

The Alley
THURSDAY: Trivia Night w/ Daddy Dave @8PM
FRIDAY: RPDR Secret Celebrity Finale @8PM & DJ Begbick @10PM
SATURDAY: Underbear w/ DJ Taffy @9PM
SUNDAY: Bearaoke Night @8PM

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THURSDAY: UK RPDR w/ host Harlow Havoc @8PM
FRIDAY: Friday Feels w/ music by Twisted Gleam @10PM
SATURDAY: Mayhem Saturdays w/ DJ Brian Derrick @10PM
SUNDAY: Disco Brunch (reservations on Open Table) @11AM

Cathedral Station
THURSDAY: Red Sox play Orioles @1:30PM
FRIDAY: Red Sox play Blue Jays @7PM
SATURDAY: Red Sox play Blue Jays @3PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @11AM | Red Sox play Blue Jays @1:30PM | Patriots play Packers @4PM

Club Cafe
THURSDAY: Discoteca Musica do Brasil w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
FRIDAY: RPDR viewing party @8PM & DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Begbick @10PM
SUNDAY: Sunday brunch @11AM & Tea w/ DJ Begbick @6PM

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FRIDAY: Karaoke w/ DJ Ryan Grow @10PM
SATURDAY: Studio54 w/ DJ Brian Haligan @10PM
SUNDAY: Brunch (reservations on Open Table) @11AM & Tea at d w/ DJ Joe Bermudez @4PM

Jacques Cabaret – Call 617-426-8902 to reserve seats to shows
THURSDAY: Now That’s What I Call A Drag Show! hosted by Amanda Playwith & Crystal Crawford @8PM
FRIDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage hosted by Destiny
SATURDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage Hosted by DeeDee de Ray
SUNDAY: Sunday Fun Day – Open Mic night w/ Mitzzy @7PM

Legacy & Candibar (Gay Mafia Boston)
THURSDAY: Serve Thursdays w/ host Violencia & DJ Coleslaw @10PM
FRIDAY: Bussdown Friday w/ DJ Frenchy @10PM
SATURDAY: The sexy DJ Dan Slater returns to Legacy @10PM
SUNDAY: Hot Mess at Candibar @10PM

Trophy Room
THURSDAY: Red Sox play Orioles @1:30PM
FRIDAY: Red Sox play Blue Jays @7PM
SATURDAY: Red Sox play Blue Jays @3PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @12PM | Red Sox play Blue Jays @1:30PM | Patriots play Packers @4PM

LGBTQ+ Programming / Events

THURSDAY: Queeraoke is at Midway Cafe @10PM

THURSDAY: LGBTQ+ UNIDXS por PR is at Club Cafe doors open at 7:30PM

FRIDAY: Kibitz with(out) ‘ya Tits: Out of Drag w/ Joe Posa as Joan Rivers, Thirsty Burlington and Mizery at Club Cafe @8PM

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SATURDAY: Underbear with DJ Taffy at the Alley @9PM

SUNDAY: BAGS Summer Sunset Cruise in Boston Harbor at Rowes Wharf @2PM

SUNDAY: Lesbian Nightlife Tea Dance at DBco @4PM

SUNDAY: Bearaoke is at The Alley @8PM

DRAG BRUNCHES IN BOSTON

Brunch

Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.

90s Halloween Drag Brunch
Saturday @11AM
Summer Shack

Mizery’s Sip N Swallow Drag Brunch
Saturday @1PM
Club Cafe

Illusions The Drag Brunch Boston
Saturday & Sunday shows @1:30PM
Hosted upstairs at Hennessey’s

Drag Me To Brunch
Sunday @2PM
Carrie Nation Cocktail Club

And finally… another resource for what is happening at Boston gay bars is KikiPedia.

What to do this weekend

Below is a list of LGBTQ+ events and parties happening this weekend. Scroll to the bottom of this post to see a listing of drag brunches. Have an event you want included? Email bosguymail@gmail.com.

Boston Gay Bars

The Alley
THURSDAY: Trivia Night w/ Daddy Dave @8PM
FRIDAY: DJ Begbick @10PM
SATURDAY: Tremors w/ DJ Scott Helms @10PM
SUNDAY: Bearaoke Night @8PM

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THURSDAY: Taco Thursdays w/ Pride Sports Boston & UK RPDR w/ host Harlow Havoc
FRIDAY: Friday Feels w/ music by Twisted Gleam @10PM
SATURDAE: So Hot Saturdaes Studio 54 w/ DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
SUNDAY: Disco Brunch (reservations on Open Table) @11AM

Cathedral Station
THURSDAY: Red Sox play Yankees @7PM
FRIDAY: Red Sox play Yankees @7PM
SATURDAY: Red Sox play Yankees @1PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @11AM | Patriots play Ravens @1PM | Red Sox play Yankees @7PM

Club Cafe
THURSDAY: Discoteca Musica do Brasil w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
FRIDAY: RPDR viewing party @8PM & DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Brian Derrick @10PM
SUNDAY: Sunday brunch @11AM & Tea w/ DJ Andrea Stamas @6PM

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FRIDAY: Karaoke w/ DJ Bobby Knight @10PM
SATURDAY: Slay Saturday w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
SUNDAY: Brunch (reservations on Open Table) @11AM & Tea at d w/ DJ Cole Slaw @4PM

Jacques Cabaret – Call 617-426-8902 to reserve seats to shows
THURSDAY: Now That’s What I Call A Drag Show! hosted by Amanda Playwith & Crystal Crawford @8PM
FRIDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage hosted by Destiny
SATURDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage Hosted by DeeDee de Ray
SUNDAY: Sunday Fun Day – Open Mic night w/ Mitzzy @7PM

Legacy & Candibar (Gay Mafia Boston)
THURSDAY: Serve Thursdays w/ host Violencia & DJ Coleslaw @10PM
FRIDAY: Bussdown Friday w/ DJ Frenchy @10PM
SATURDAY: Furball w/ DJ James Anthony to Legacy @10PM
SUNDAY: Hot Mess at Candibar @10PM

Trophy Room
THURSDAY: Red Sox play Yankees @7PM
FRIDAY: Red Sox play Yankees @7PM
SATURDAY: Red Sox play Yankees @1PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @12PM | Patriots play Ravens @1PM | Red Sox play Yankees @7PM

LGBTQ+ Programming / Events

THURSDAY: Queeraoke is at Midway Cafe @10PM

THURSDAY: Musico do Brasil w/ DJ Begbick at Club Cafe @10PM

FRIDAY: Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Coolidge @11:59PM

FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY: Mean Queens a parody by Nerkolaus at Jacques Underground

FRIDAY: Velvet Fridays for Boston’s Queer Women at Koy in Chinatown @10PM

SATURDAY: Lesbian NightLife Single n Social at The Anchor in Charlestown @6PM

SATURDAY: PITY Party Boston’s Queer EMO night at Union Tavern @9PM

SUNDAY: Bears Brews & Boys Oktoberfest at DBco @4PM

SUNDAY: Vogue Knights at Icon @7PM

SUNDAY: Bearaoke is at The Alley @8PM

DRAG BRUNCHES IN BOSTON

Brunch

Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.

Illusions The Drag Brunch Boston
Saturday & Sunday shows @1:30PM
Hosted upstairs at Hennessey’s

Dragtacular Brunch: Whitney vs Mariah
Saturday @12PM
Laugh Boston

DRAGTEASE 1-Year Anniversary
Sunday @11AM
9 Lansdowne

Drag Me To Brunch
Sunday @2PM
Carrie Nation Cocktail Club

And finally… another resource for what is happening at Boston gay bars is KikiPedia.

What to do this weekend

Below is a list of LGBTQ+ events and parties happening this weekend. Scroll to the bottom of this post to see a listing of drag brunches. Have an event you want included? Email bosguymail@gmail.com.

Boston Gay Bars

The Alley
THURSDAY: Trivia Night w/ Daddy Dave @8PM
FRIDAY: RPDR viewing party @8PM followed by DJ Begbick @10PM
SATURDAY: Wicked Pah (puppy play) @6PM & GRUNT w/ DJ Brian Derrick @10PM
SUNDAY: Bearaoke Night @8PM

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THURSDAY: Taco Thursdays w/ Pride Sports Boston @5PM
FRIDAY: RPDR w/ host Harlow Havoc @8PM & Supernature w/ DJ Brian Derrick @10PM
SATURDAY: Mayhem w/ DJ Aga @10PM
SUNDAY: Mizery Loves Company Drag Brunch (reservations here) @12PM

Cathedral Station
THURSDAY: No games but bar and kitchen open
FRIDAY: Red Sox play Royals @7PM
SATURDAY: Red Sox play Royals @4PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @11AM | Red Sox play Orioles @1:30PM | Patriots play Steelers @1PM

Club Cafe
THURSDAY: Discoteca Rosalia after party w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
FRIDAY: RPDR viewing party @8PM & DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Begbick @10PM
SUNDAY: Sunday brunch @11AM & Bear Tea w/ DJ Brian Derrick @6PM

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FRIDAY: Karaoke w/ DJ Bobby Knight @10PM
SATURDAY: ULTRAVIOLET party DJ RUBI @10PM
SUNDAY: Brunch (reservations on Open Table) @11AM & Tea at d w/ DJ Joe Bermudez @4PM

Jacques Cabaret – Call 617-426-8902 to reserve seats to shows
THURSDAY: Now That’s What I Call A Drag Show! hosted by Amanda Playwith & Crystal Crawford @8PM
FRIDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage hosted by Destiny
SATURDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage Hosted by DeeDee de Ray
SUNDAY: Sunday Fun Day – Open Mic night w/ Mitzzy @7PM

Legacy & Candibar (Gay Mafia Boston)
THURSDAY: Serve Thursdays w/ host Violencia & DJ Coleslaw @10PM
FRIDAY: Bussdown Friday w/ DJ Frenchy @10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Abel returns to Legacy @10PM
SUNDAY: Hot Mess at Candibar @10PM

Trophy Room
THURSDAY: No games but bar is open
FRIDAY: Red Sox play Royals @7PM
SATURDAY: Red Sox play Royals @4PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @12PM | Red Sox play Orioles @1:30PM | Patriots play Steelers @1PM

LGBTQ+ Programming / Events

THURSDAY: Queeraoke is at Midway Cafe @10PM

FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY: Red, Taylor’s Version at Jacques Underground

SATURDAY: LesBiGay Urban Foundation present Strictly R&B (LGBTQIA edition) in Allston 3-8PM

SATURDAY: Bussdown Fitness Twerkout & R&B Cooldown w/ DJ Rock @4PM

SATURDAY: Gay Mafia Boston presents DJ Abel at Legacy @10PM

SUNDAY: Drag Bingo with Plane Jane at TimeOut Boston @6PM

SUNDAY: Bearaoke is at The Alley @8PM

DRAG BRUNCHES IN BOSTON

Brunch

Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.

Illusions The Drag Brunch Boston
Saturday & Sunday shows @1:30PM
Hosted upstairs at Hennessey’s

Heels N’ Mimosas
Sunday @11AM
Premiere Broadway

Mizery Loves Company Drag Brunch
Sunday @12PM
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Drag Me To Brunch
Sunday @2PM
Carrie Nation Cocktail Club

And finally… another resource for what is happening at Boston gay bars is KikiPedia.

What to do this weekend

Below is a list of LGBTQ+ events and parties happening this weekend. Scroll to the bottom of this post to see a listing of drag brunches. Have an event you want included? Email bosguymail@gmail.com.

Boston Gay Bars

The Alley
THURSDAY: Trivia Night w/ Daddy Dave @8PM
FRIDAY: RPDR viewing party @8PM followed by FUZZ w/ DJ Taffy & Brent Covington @10PM
SATURDAY: Oldies w/ DJ Denis @10PM
SUNDAY: Bearaoke Night @8PM

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THURSDAY: Taco Thursdays w/ Pride Sports Boston @5PM
FRIDAY: RPDR w/ host Harlow Havoc @8PM followed by Friday Feels w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
SATURDAY: Mayhem Saturdays w/ DJ Aga @10PM
SUNDAY: Pop Star Drag Brunch (reservations on Open Table) @11AM

Cathedral Station
THURSDAY: No games but bar and kitchen open
FRIDAY: Red Sox play Orioles @7PM
SATURDAY: Red Sox play Orioles @5PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @11AM | Red Sox play Orioles @1PM | Patriots play Miami @1PM

Club Cafe
THURSDAY: Discoteca “Bad Bunny” after party w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
FRIDAY: RPDR viewing party @8PM & DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
SUNDAY: Sunday brunch @11AM & Tea Dance w/ DJ Stevie Psyclone @6PM

dbar
FRIDAY: Karaoke w/ DJ Bobby Knight @10PM
SATURDAY: Slay Saturday w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
SUNDAY: Brunch (reservations on Open Table) @11AM & Tea at d w/ DJ Joe Bermudez @4PM

Jacques Cabaret – Call 617-426-8902 to reserve seats to shows
THURSDAY: Now That’s What I Call A Drag Show! hosted by Amanda Playwith & Crystal Crawford @8PM
FRIDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage hosted by Destiny
SATURDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage Hosted by DeeDee de Ray
SUNDAY: Sunday Fun Day – Open Mic night w/ Mitzzy @7PM

Legacy & Candibar (Gay Mafia Boston)
THURSDAY: Serve Thursdays w/ host Violencia & DJ Coleslaw @10PM
FRIDAY: Bussdown Friday w/ DJ Frenchy @10PM
SATURDAY: Willkommen sexy German DJ Ben Bakson @10PM
SUNDAY: Hot Mess at Candibar @10PM

Trophy Room
THURSDAY: No games but bar is open
FRIDAY: Red Sox play Orioles @7PM
SATURDAY: Red Sox play Orioles @5PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @12PM | Red Sox play Orioles @1PM | Patriots play Miami @1PM

LGBTQ+ Programming / Events

THURSDAY: Boy George & Culture Club are at Chevalier Theater

THURSDAY: Queeraoke is at Midway Cafe @10PM

THURSDAY: SAPPHIC NIGHTS – PAJAMA PARTY at GoodLife @10PM

FRIDAY: BPL Reading the Rainbow: LGBTQ Book Group online @4PM

FRIDAY: Bussdown Fridays w/ DJ Frenchy Featuring Javonte Rose at Legacy @10PM

SATURDAY: Drag cabaret with Donatella Fermata at Club Cafe @4PM

SATURDAY: QTBIPOC Queer Mixer is at Union Tavern starting @9PM

SUNDAY: Lesbian NightLife Monthly Tea Dance at DBCo @4PM

SUNDAY: Bearaoke is at The Alley @8PM

DRAG BRUNCHES IN BOSTON

Brunch

Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.

The Return of Drag Brunch
Saturday @12PM
Lamplighter Brewing Co.

Dragtacular Brunch: Taylor vs Ariana
Saturday @12PM
Laugh Boston

Illusions The Drag Brunch Boston
Saturday & Sunday shows @1:30PM
Hosted upstairs at Hennessey’s

Drag Me To Brunch
Sunday @2PM
Carrie Nation Cocktail Club

And finally… another resource for what is happening at Boston gay bars is KikiPedia.

Making friends: Boston LGBTQ social groups

With the influx  of so many new residents at the start of each academic year, I like to update and share this post. If you are new to the area or looking to meet more people outside of a bar setting, the groups listed below might be a good first step. 

If you don’t see relevant or up-to-date information in the links shared below, contact me, and I can help find a contact for that group to learn more. 

BAGLY is a youth-led, adult-supported social support organization committed to social justice, and creating, sustaining and advocating for programs and policies for gay youth (volunteers are always welcome).

Boston Gay Men’s Chorus is one of New England’s largest and most successful community-based choruses.  Auditions will be held January 19 and 23, 2022.

Boston Gay Men’s Books Club is monthly book club on MeetUp that focuses on literature by and about gay men. Their next MeetUp is on 9/19 at the BPL to discuss Virology by Joseph Osmundson.

Boston Gaymers is a thriving gaymer community, that holds various in-person and virtual events to bring together members and to have fun.

Boston Lesbigay Urban Foundation creates safe spaces for events to help build lasting relationships by breaking the cycle of disfunction in marginalized communities and helping to make medical and mental health awareness a priority to help lift up the black / brown / latino LGBTQ+ inner city community. 

Boston Prime Timers is a social organization of mature gay and bisexual men and their friends who join together for educational, support, and social activities.

Boston Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence an areligious Order of Queer, Clown Nuns who pledge to promulgate joy and to eliminate stigmatic guilt by volunteering, activism, entertaining, and educating people.

Boston Sober Gay Sundays is a private FB group that organizes social events for people who identify as sober in the LGBTQIA+ community. Learn more about the group, members, and activities they organize by requesting to join the group.

Dignity Boston is a progressive, inclusive community of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Catholics and their allies.

Fenway Health has been serving the local LGBT community for more than 40 years; the Fenway and AAC are always looking for volunteers.

Gay Beer Club is a Boston based organization that produces events and gatherings for members of the gay community.

Gay For Good mobilizes the LGBT community to interact with the greater community by volunteering their time with different monthly activities.

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Gays for Patsy is a country western dancing club that meets weekly on Sundays at the Calvary Church, 300 Mass. Ave. 6:30-8:30 pm. The first hour is for beginners.

History Project is a volunteer-driven organization established in 1980 that focuses on preserving the history of Boston’s LGBT community to make it accessible to future generations.

Keshet works to ensure the full equality of all LGBTQ Jews and their families. The group also create spaces in which all queer Jewish youth feel seen and valued and work to advance LGBTQ rights nationwide.

LGBT Elders of Color is a local group that conducts outreach to isolated LGBT older adults of color who build community through events, creative programs.

Mass Asian & Pacific Islanders (MAP) is a group that provide health counseling & support, referral & screening services, as well as general health promotion and advocacy for APIs in the Boston metro area and beyond.

Mass Bears & Cubs is a non-profit corporation, organized to provide and promote an inclusive LGBT+ community through charitable fund raising and other community events.

Men of Melanin Magic is an active social group for those who identify as queer men of color. They host an annual Men of Color Weekend in Provincetown and co-host Bussdown Fridays with Gay Mafia Boston at Legacy each Friday night.

Mountain Tops if you like to get out and hike, check out this gay hiking group in Boston that organizes trips and hikes regularly.

Naked Yoga for Men Naked Yoga For Men has been meeting since January 2000. For most of its history it has met twice per week.

Non-Scene Gay Friends of Greater Boston is a place for the LGBTQ+ community to hang out, make friends, explore Boston, and have fun doing a wide variety of activities typically separate from the gay bar “scene.”

Opus Affair while not exclusively a LGBTQ+ organization, it draws many from the community and is probably best known for their monthly cocktail parties to help raise money for local arts organizations.

OUTbreath offers a safe space for those who identify as queer, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning to come together to explore the practice of meditation and support each other in community.

Queer Boston Board Gamers is a friendly LGBTQ+ meet up group that connects regularly to play board games.

Yankee Cruising Club brings LGBTQ+ boaters together to meet, make friends and most importantly get out on the water. You don’t need to have a boat to join – just a passion for boating.

Apologies if I have overlooked any gay organizations in the area. Add information in the comments section or reach out to me, and I’ll be happy to add your group to this list.

What to do this weekend

Below is a list of LGBTQ+ friendly events and parties happening this weekend. Scroll to the bottom of this post to see a listing of drag brunches (some may now be sold out). Have an event you want included? Email bosguymail@gmail.com.

Boston Gay Bars

The Alley
THURSDAY: Trivia Night w/ Daddy Dave @8PM
FRIDAY: RPDR viewing party @8PM followed by Casual Fridays w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
SATURDAY: Underbear w/ DJ Taffy @9PM
SUNDAY: Bearaoke Night @8PM

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THURSDAY: Taco Thursdays w/ Pride Sports Boston @5PM
FRIDAY: Celebrity Drag Race w/ host Harlow Havoc @8PM followed by Friday Feels w /Twisted Gleam @10PM
SATURDAY: Mayhem Saturdays w/ DJ Brian Derrick @10PM
SUNDAY: Disco Brunch (reservations on Open Table) @11AM

Cathedral Station
THURSDAY: Red Sox play Rangers @7PM
FRIDAY: Red Sox play Rangers @7PM
SATURDAY: Red Sox play Rangers @4PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @11AM | Red Sox play Rangers @1:30PM

Club Cafe
THURSDAY: Discoteca “Bad Bunny” after party w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
FRIDAY: RPDR viewing party @8PM & DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Begbick @10PM
SUNDAY: Sunday brunch @11AM & Tea Dance w/ DJ Begbick @6PM

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FRIDAY: Karaoke w/ DJ Bobby Knight @10PM
SATURDAY: Slay Saturday w/ DJ Brian Halligan @10PM
SUNDAY: Brunch (reservations on Open Table) @11AM & Tea at d w/ DJ Joe Bermudez @4PM

Jacques Cabaret – Call 617-426-8902 to reserve seats to shows
THURSDAY: Now That’s What I Call A Drag Show! hosted by Amanda Playwith & Crystal Crawford @8PM
FRIDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage hosted by Destiny
SATURDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage Hosted by DeeDee de Ray
SUNDAY: Sunday Fun Day – Open Mic night w/ Mitzzy @7PM

Legacy & Candibar (Gay Mafia Boston)
THURSDAY: Serve Thursdays w/ host Violencia & DJ Coleslaw @10PM
FRIDAY: Bussdown Friday w/ DJ Frenchy @10PM
SATURDAY: Furball w/ DJ J Warner @10PM
SUNDAY: White Party w/ DJ Alex Costa at Royale @10PM

Trophy Room
THURSDAY: Red Sox play Rangers @7PM
FRIDAY: Red Sox play Rangers @7PM
SATURDAY: Red Sox play Rangers @4PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @12PM | Red Sox play Rangers @1:30PM

LGBTQ+ Programming / Events

THURSDAY: LVL Up Drag Competition at Club Cafe @7PM

THURSDAY: Queeraoke is at Midway Cafe @10PM

FRIDAY: Gay Bash’d Dance Party (18+) at the Sinclair @9:30PM

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SATURDAY: Kiki Beach join your fellow gays for a kiki at M Street Beach – look for the men in speedos near the life guard chair (link above shows in a map where the kiki is at).

SATURDAY: Furball “Underwear Party” w/ DJ J Warren at Legacy @10PM

SATURDAY: Sapphic Saturdays w/ DJs Pnasty & Jkillem at 9 Tyler Street in Chinatown @10PM

SUNDAY: Men of Melanin Magic presents “No Skips” at Icon @7PM

SUNDAY: Bearaoke is at The Alley @8PM

SUNDAY TEA DANCES

BGBR Summer Tea Dance

Tea at d w/ DJ Joe Bermudez
4PM @dbar

Labor Day Tea Dance w/ DJ Begbick
6PM @Club Cafe

DRAG BRUNCHES IN BOSTON

Brunch

Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.

Mizery’s Sip & Swallow Drag Brunch
Saturday @1PM
Club Cafe

DragTease: Beyonce Brunch
Sunday @12PM
9 Lansdowne Street Fenway

Illusions The Drag Brunch Boston
Saturday & Sunday shows @1:30PM
Hosted upstairs at Hennessey’s

Drag Me To Brunch
Sunday @2PM
Carrie Nation Cocktail Club

And finally… another resource for what is happening at Boston gay bars is KikiPedia.

What to do this weekend

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Below is a list of LGBTQ+ friendly events and parties happening this weekend. Scroll to the bottom of this post to see a listing of drag brunches (some may now be sold out). Have an event you want included? Email bosguymail@gmail.com.

Boston Gay Bars

The Alley
THURSDAY: Trivia Night w/ Daddy Dave @8PM
FRIDAY: RPDR viewing party @8PM followed by Casual Fridays w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
SATURDAY: Tremors w/ DJ Scott Helms @10PM
SUNDAY: Bearaoke Night @8PM

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THURSDAY: Taco Thursdays w/ Pride Sports Boston @5PM
FRIDAY: Celebrity Drag Race w/ host Harlow Havoc @8PM followed by Twisted Gleam @10PM
SATURDAE: So Hot Saturdaes w/ DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
SUNDAY: Mizery Loves Company Drag Brunch (get tix before she sells out again) @12PM

Cathedral Station
THURSDAY: Red Sox play Blue Jays @7PM
FRIDAY: Red Sox play Rays @7PM
SATURDAY: Red Sox play Rays @4PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @11AM | Red Sox play Rays @1:30PM

Club Cafe
THURSDAY: Discoteca “Bad Bunny” after party w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
FRIDAY: RPDR viewing party @8PM & Lady Gaga after party w/ DJ Stevie Psyclone @10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Brian Derrick @10PM
SUNDAY: Sunday brunch @11AM & Tea Dance w/ DJ Stevie Psyclone @6PM

dbar
FRIDAY: Karaoke w/ DJ Bobby Knight @10PM
SATURDAY: Slay Saturday w/ DJ Begbick @10PM
SUNDAY: Brunch @11AM & 80s themed Tea at d w/ DJ Joe Bermudez @4PM

Jacques Cabaret – Call 617-426-8902 to reserve seats to shows
THURSDAY: Now That’s What I Call A Drag Show! hosted by Amanda Playwith & Crystal Crawford @8PM
FRIDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage hosted by Destiny
SATURDAY: Drag Me To The Main Stage Hosted by DeeDee de Ray
SUNDAY: Sunday Fun Day – Open Mic night w/ Mitzzy @7PM

Legacy & Candibar (Gay Mafia Boston)
THURSDAY: Serve Thursdays w/ host Violencia & DJ Coleslaw @10PM
FRIDAY: Bussdown Friday w/ DJ Frenchy @10PM
SATURDAY: DJ Nick Stracener @10PM
SUNDAY: Hot Mess Sundays at Candibar @10PM

Trophy Room
THURSDAY: Red Sox play Blue Jays @7PM
FRIDAY: Red Sox play Rays @7PM
SATURDAY: Red Sox play Rays @4PM
SUNDAY: Brunch starts @12PM | Red Sox play Rays @1:30PM

LGBTQ+ Programming / Events

THURSDAY: Book Bi Book – A Bisexual Book Club at the West End Annex of BPL @6:30PM

THURSDAY: Linda’s Lip Sync Smackdown at Club Cafe @8PM

THURSDAY: Queeraoke is at Midway Cafe @10PM

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FRIDAY: Boston Pride Hockey Summer Party All are welcome in Waltham @6:30PM

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FRIDAY: Out Loud – A Very Queer Open Mic at The Armory @8PM

FRIDAY: Queer Theater Project at The Armory @8PM

FRIDAY: Pity Party: Throwback EMO music at Union Tavern @9PM

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SATURDAY: Kiki Beach join your fellow gays for a kiki at M Street Beach – look for the men in speedos near the life guard chair (link above shows in a map where the kiki is at).

SATURDAY: Boom Saturday Latin Night returns to the Volcano room @9PM

SATURDAY: DJ Nick Stracener Returns to Legacy @10PM

SUNDAY: Gagged Queer Leather & Drag Night at Shore Leave @6PM

SUNDAY TEA DANCES

BGBR Summer Tea Dance

Bears Brews & Boys
4PM @Dorchester Brewing Co.

80s Edition Tea at d w/ DJ Joe Bermudez
4PM @dbar

Tea Dance w/ DJ Aga
6PM @Club Cafe

DRAG BRUNCHES IN BOSTON

Brunch

Some drag brunches require tickets purchased ahead of time. Click the event links shared below for ticketing and reservation information.

Disney Villains Drag Brunch
Saturday @11AM
Summer Shack

Illusions The Drag Brunch Boston
Saturday & Sunday shows @1:30PM
Hosted upstairs at Hennessey’s

Mizery Loves Company
Sunday @12PM
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DRAGtacular Brunch w Diva ICONS!
Saturday @12PM
Laugh Boston

Drag Me To Brunch
Sunday @2PM
Carrie Nation Cocktail Club

And finally… another resource for what is happening at Boston gay bars is KikiPedia.