Tag: Wigstock

The Pyramid Club: New York City’s First Drag Landmark

101 Avenue A is home to the Pyramid Club which became a launching point for pioneering drag superstars like Lady Bunny and RuPaul, setting in motion the contemporary drag movement. The club gave birth to the iconic drag festival, Wigstock, …

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LGBT History in All Corners of the Village: East Village

This is the latest post in our Pride Month series, read the first on the West Village here. June is Pride Month, which makes it especially exciting time to be in the Village.  LGBT history is closely tied with our …

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101 Avenue A -- home to the Pyramid Club, photo courtesy of Barry Munger

Pushing the Envelope on Avenue A

While Greenwich Village will always be equated with the Gay Rights Movement, particularly for its role in the series of protests at the Stonewall Inn in 1969, the East Village is also known for pushing the envelope for gay culture. …

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