Hi Ponies! Break out your leather and poppers because it is MAL weekend. It is time for all the gays to get their party on and we have an absolutely stuffed QBWB. So take a big whiff and get ready for the weekend.
Grab an all-access pass (ON SALE NOW) to Death Becomes Us, which is slated for November 2020!
Our DC MLK Day Volunteer Guide is required reading.
“DC punk is especially inclusive and supportive of people of various gender identities and races, and some cities are even more so. The marginalized folks who appear in my photos haven’t been sought out, they simply exist in those spaces.” A chat w/ the one and only Farrah Skeiky!
Is it just us or is Finley from The L Word: Generation Q KIND OF THE WORST?!
Valentine’s Day is LESS THAN A MONTH AWAY! Here are some under-the-radar restaurants at which to take your date.
Our official guide to the Oscar nominees ft. who we think WILL win vs. who we think SHOULD win.
What should you be excited about re: 2020 theatre in DC? ALL OF THIS.
SOCIAL MEDIA BONUS: Tag all your Instagram stuff #BYThings (@brightestyoungthings) and get a chance to shine on OUR Instagram feed too.
- BloominGays New Year, Who Dis is at El Camino DC.
- Sleaze: Malediction is at Dew Drop Inn.
- Slay My Name is at TRADE.
- Mid-Atlantic Leather (MAL) Weekend 2020!!!!!!!!!
- MAL Weekend: Matinée Pervert with Cindel & Flavio Zarza is at Karma DC.
- Kinky Queer Mixer: MAL 2020 QPOC Kickback is at Hampton Inn Downtown Washington Convention Center.
- DC Leather Weekend: The Carry Nation x Honcho is at U Street Music Hall.
- Rough House: Leather Edition is at Green Lantern.
- Leather Weekend Bear Happy Hour is at Rock and Roll Hotel.
- BHH: Leather Bear Party is at UPROAR.
- MAL Leather Bust is at Red Bear Brewing.
- Open Ballroom Practice.
- Women’s March on Washington 2020 kicks off at Freedom Plaza.
- G ∆ Y / B ∆ S H : G Ø T H N I G H T 3 is at TRADE.
- TNX & SEQUENCE: SPANK is at a tbd location.
- Horse Meat Disco are at Flash.
- Peach Pit is at DC9.
- Brüt MAL Weekend Washington DC is at The DC Eagle.
- MAL Weekend Drag Extravaganza is at Red Bear Brewing.
- Just The Drip: Fem Takeover is at The Dew Drop Inn DC.
- Desi Karaoke with KaMani_Sutra is at Capo Italian Deli.
- MAL Weekend: Matinée Pervert with Cindel & Flavio Zarza is at Karma.
- Saturdays At ESL with Keenan Orr.
- Deviant: MLK / MAL Weekend.
- The Bear Cave: #Leather is at Green Lantern.
- Present Tense: Opening Reception is at Transformer Gallery.
- SPARK is at A League of Her Own.
- Sungay – Special Leather Edition w Jerac and Paulo Fragoso is at Eden DC.
- Harder: Tea Dance is at U Street Music Hall.
- Flashy Leather Edition is at Flashy Sundays.
- The Cluck Off II is at Jimmy Valentine’s.
- Mid-Atlantic Leather REACTION DANCE is at 9:30 Club.
- Shady Pines is at DC9.
- Leather Casual: Recovery Tea w/ Strikestone & Dean Sullivan is at TRADE.
- Church: Leather Weekend follows at TRADE.
- January Bingo with the Sisters! is at Red Bear Brewing.
- JOX at Mid-Atlantic Leather With DJ UltraPup is at Green Lantern.
- QT Fusion Dance: Amargue Bachata Night is at A League of Her Own.
- Sunday Beer Bust & 4th Anniversary! is at UPROAR.
- Pretty Boi Drag Presents #PrettyBoiAnniversary 2020 is at Union Stage.
- DC9 Indie-Rock Karaoke Special MLK Mainstage Edition.