Guyanese talent will be on show this evening when the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) brings down the curtains on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Pride Month in Guyana with its Spectrum Cabaret Night.
The show, which starts at 7 pm at the Dutch Bottle Café, 10 North Road, Bourda (between Light and Cummings streets), will feature such talents as Gavin Mendonca, Lloyda Nicholas, Keimo Benjamin, Travis Bowen, Royston Glasgow, Elsie Harry-Ross, Ryan Berkeley, Dominic Alleyne, Raphael Marcus and others.
SASOD said in a press release that the two-hour stage show is expected to be an edgy, sensational and provocative event. Tickets cost $1,000 in advance and are available at That Look Boutique, 235 South Road; Oasis Café, 125 Carmichael Street and SASOD’s office 169 Charlotte Street. Admission costs $1,500 at the door.
Meanwhile, special cabaret-themed cocktails and mocktails will be on sale. All proceeds go directly to SASOD’s LGBT Community Centre Fund. The release said that free, onsite HIV counseling and testing, supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) – Advancing Partnerships and Communities (APC) Project, will also be available to all attendees.