Justin Vivian Bond, Mike Daisey, Jinkx Monsoon, Murray Hill & more throw benefit for Kate Bornstein
Sunday, June 15 at The Cutting Room
NYC’s leading queer and indie entertainers will join forces to help raise money for transgender author, artist, and activist, KATE BORNSTEIN’s cancer treatment as they present WE LOVE KATE, a benefit show on June 15th at The Cutting Room.
The star-studded line-up of WE LOVE KATE includes Tony-nominated cabaret artist JUSTIN VIVIAN BOND, master storyteller MIKE DAISEY, powerhouse vocalist AMBER MARTIN, RuPaul’s Drag Race winner JINKX MONSOON, ventriloquist and comedienne CARLA RHODES, burlesque bombshell GLITTA SUPERNOVA, and the cast of GERTRUDE STEIN SAINTS! with emcee extraordinaire MR. MURRAY HILL, and internationally-acclaimed DJ SVETA.
Cancer is hard work and medical expenses are astronomical. So Kate’s friends decided it was time to get together, raise some funds, and give each other life!
WE LOVE KATE will be presented for one night only, Sunday, June 15 at 8pm at The Cutting Room (44 East 32 Street at Park Avenue, accessible from the 6 train at 33rd Street). Tickets are $45 plus a $20 food/drink minimum. $150 VIP tickets including an exclusive pre-show champagne party and preferred seating and $2000 Superstar tickets that include a front-row table for 8 are also available. For tickets, call 212-352-3101 or visit www.SpinCycleNYC.com
For those who are unable to attend, donations are being accepted at http://bit.ly/1pkRV4K.
KATE BORNSTEIN is the author of many groundbreaking books including: A Queer and Pleasant Danger; Hello, Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks, and Other Outlaws; Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us; and My Gender Workbook. She was recently awarded the Pioneer Award from the Lambda Literary Foundation, and she is recognized all over the world as a leading figure in gender activism and suicide prevention. She was diagnosed with cancer in September 2012 and has since been undergoing aggressive treatment. Her friends and family thank you for your love and support.