Since the COVID-19 pandemic began—and Queer & Now's planned May 2020 production, Sex Education, was put on hold—members of Queer & Now have organized and held digital performances. Since April, we have held eight queer cabarets via Zoom, with both live performances and video recordings of drag, lip-sync, burlesque, comedy, and dance. We plan to hold monthly cabarets into the remainder of 2020.

The eight shows thus far have been:

  • Queers in Zoom (April 11)

  • Prom (May 23)

  • Geminis 4 Justice (June 6) 

  • Gay Coincidence (June 27)

  • Cancers 4 Change (July 11)

  • Justice X Fenty: A Tribute to Rihanna (July 25)

  • Leos 4 Liberation (August 8)

  • Miss Topia (August 22)

  • Back 2 School (September 19)

Our October cabaret, Night Terrors, will stream live on October 24 at 10 pm ET.

The latter seven performances were all fundraisers that highlighted individuals, collectives, events, and grassroots organizations in need of support. So far, Queer & Now has raised over $1600 for the following funds and community events: 

I encourage you to also support the following individuals, collectives, funds, and grassroots organizations in need of support.

Queer & Now has also served as a community care space during the COVID-19 pandemic. We frequently have group calls where we check in, offer support for one another, laugh, and share ideas about the future.