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Postponed: TELL 61: 2020

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Postponed: TELL 61: 2020
March 21, 2020 7:00 PM
March 21, 2020 9:00 PM
$10 suggested donation to benefit the performers and the Bureau. No one turned away for lack of funds.
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division
March 1, 2020
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division
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208 West 13th Street, Room 210, New York, NY, 10011, United States
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Due to The Center’s cancellation of all groups, meetings, and events from March 16 through March 31 (full statement here), we will reschedule this workshop. Please check back for updates.


TELL is an evening of story telling from the mouths and minds of queers in NYC hosted by Drae Campbell at the Bureau of General Services—Queer Division since February 2014.

2020 is the theme of the 61st TELL, on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Featuring stories by Christy DeGallerie, David Reyes, and Buzz Slutzky.

Queer folks! Open mic!  Arrive early to sign up for a 5 minute slot to tell your own 2020 story!

Photograph by Grace Chu

Photograph by Grace Chu






















Drae Campbell is a writer, actor, director, story teller, dancer, and nightlife emcee. Drae has been featured on Late Night with Conan O’Brien and on stages all over NYC. Drae’s directing work has appeared in Iceland, NYC, Budapest and in the San Francisco Fringe Festival. The short film Drae wrote and starred in with Rebecca Drysdale, YOU MOVE ME won the Audience Award for Outstanding Narrative Short at OUTFEST 2010 and has been shown in festivals globally. Drae won the grand prize at the first annual San Miguel De Allende Storytelling Festival in Mexico. She once reigned as Miss LEZ and also got dubbed “the next lezzie comedian on the block” by for her comedic stylings on the interwebs. Campbell hosts and curates a monthly queer storytelling show called TELL at the Bureau of General Services—Queer Division. Check her out online!



Christy DeGallerie























Christy DeGallerie is a writer, actor, producer, and host of the podcast It’s Not Me It’s You.



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David Reyes is a Latinx American comedian from New Jersey. By day, he helps people regain control of their sexual health as a lead on Roman’s Care Team, a health start up that helps people suffering from erectile dysfunction. By night, he’s telling jokes and performing improv wherever they’ll let him. He enjoys long walks on the beach and watching people trip.
























Buzz Slutzky is a non-binary transgender artist, writer, and performer whose practice incorporates drawing, painting, sculpture, and video. Their visual art and writing often play between autobiographical and historical content. Lately, they’ve been drawing mashups between instructional manuals. As a performer, Buzz has mixed stand-up comedy and musical comedy under the persona Stoni Butchell, among others. They currently teach film and art to 18 year olds at CUNY College of Staten Island and SUNY Purchase College.