RealQTs 500

Real QTs: A Night of Art & Performance

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Real QTs: A Night of Art & Performance
August 19, 2015 7:00 PM
August 19, 2015 10:00 PM
Suggested donation of $5 for the Bureau. No one turned away for lack of funds.
rex leonowicz
August 2, 2015
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division @ The Center
212 620 7310 ext. 300
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208 West 13th Street, Room 210, New York, NY, 10011, United States
RealQTs 500

get down with REAL QTs!

Real QTs is a multi-genre showcase of intersectional lgbtq performing artists that honors and reps how multitudinous and interconnected the categories “trans*” and “queer” can be. Our aim is to create a space for off-the-margins queer and trans voices that often go unheard given a general privileging of cis, white, economically-advantaged experiences.

it’s a raw/emotive/raunchy/REAL event that celebrates our many talents, experiences, and intersecting identities.

robert reid drake
rex leonowicz 
Cancer Rising (ft. Jesse Manuel Graves & Devyn Manibo)

Suggested donation of $5 for the Bureau.
No one turned away for lack of funds.


GypjaQ is a musician from Harlem with eclectic artistic express. With beats from LawlySe, GQ brings a new style, a new thought, a new groove. Call it, aNvKai.


Robert Reid Drake is a soft butch, pansy poet currently living in Washington, DC. He is a former host & curator of Juniper Bends, a free & femme-centric reading series in Asheville, NC. His work has appeared in Assaracus, Wussy Magazine, and Crab Fat Magazine, as well as the collaborative zine, Doing It Mostly Wrong. On the internet he is sweet, sweet, sweeterthanspit.


if dionysus were an intersectional feminist performing artist/poet, then dionysus rex leonowicz would be. rex is a working class trans/queer/non-binary femme from queens, new york, now living in oakland, california. he’s obsessed with cats, life as drag, self-professed freaks, & sparkles. some of his work can be found in it’s night in san francisco, but it’s sunny in oakland, the queer south, lambda literary’s poetry spotlight, gertrude journal, shampoo, etc. he loves e-mail and new friends, so get in touch at if you feel so inclined!