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July 6, 2022 @ 7:00 pm

Howl! Happening
6 East 1st Street
New York City, NY 10003 + Google Map

“The exhibit emphasizes the magazine’s graphic design, but each issue featured plenty to read, too.” — Linda Simpson

Howl! Happening presents  “My Comrade Reads,” a reading of articles from past issues of the magazine in connection with the exhibition, Linda Simpson My Comrade Magazine: Happy 35th Gay Anniversary. An illustrious cast of performers and others share funny, provocative, and sexy articles chosen for them by editor Linda Simpson. Classic and hilarious articles from the gay zine are read by: Mike Albo, Nora Burns, Glace Chase, and Eileen Dover.

Linda Simpson Headshot circa 1990

Since the 1980s, Linda Simpson has worked as a nightlife personality, writer and game-show host. Her photos of NYC’s drag scene of the 1980s and ‘90s have been featured in books, magazines, exhibits and documentaries, as well as her own touring slideshow.

My Comrade’s importance as a piece of gay history was made apparent in 2021 when it was acquired by Harvard for its Houghton Library, which specializes in literary and performing arts archives.

Read My Comrade: the revolutionary zine that transformed the New York drag scene In DAZED

Writer, playwright and performer, whose upcoming sci-fi novel is Another Dimension of Us.
One-third of the comedy trio Unitard and creator of the one-woman show David’s Friend.
Recently returned from Australia where she starred in her play Triple X, a trans love story.
Nightlife veteran and social butterfly.
MY COMRADE Reads Poster
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