Calendar » Get Out

Jammin' in Their Jammies

Gay guys hold a slumber party. Pillow fights optional.

by

comment
1390802.t.jpg
More than 100 black gay guys are expected to party in their PJs at tonight’s first-ever Male Pajama Jam and Bachelor Auction. The sleepless slumber party benefits Black, Gay and Proud Week, which will take place in August. Tonight’s bash mirrors a similar party for lesbians that was held last month, when nearly $2,000 was raised. It even attracted a few guys. “Some males wanted to stay,” says one-named organizer Karmel. “They just wouldn’t leave, [even though] they couldn’t bid.”

In turn, women can check out the men at tonight’s event, where a dozen bachelors will strut down the catwalk. Go-go dancers will also shake their groove things, as guys compare notes on bedtime attire. The sexiest pajamas score a $50 cash prize. “It’s completely up to them what they wear,” says Karmel. “We’re not putting any limitations on clothing -- as long as they’re dressed.”
Sat., May 19, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Cleveland Scene. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Cleveland Scene, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at news@clevescene.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club


Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.


Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.


Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club for as little as $5 a month.