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    Posted on May 30, 2018

    Mary Lambert & Starley To Perform At BuzzFeed's Queer Prom In New York On Friday, June 1

    BuzzFeed will kick off Pride Month this Friday, June 1 with BuzzFeed Queer Prom to honor every student’s right to experience this joyous rite of passage. LGBTQ artists Starley and Mary Lambert will join the celebration with special performances.

    WHAT:

    BuzzFeed will kick off Pride Month this Friday, June 1 with BuzzFeed Queer Prom to honor every student’s right to experience this joyous rite of passage. LGBTQ artists Starley (“Call on Me”) and Mary Lambert (“Same Love,” “She Keeps Me Warm”) will join the celebration with special performances.

    LGBTQ students from across the country submitted their stories, and five teens will fly to New York as the official BuzzFeed Queer Prom Court. The Court will arrive in New York City, get prom makeovers, take part in the official “Prom Kween” crowning ceremony, and dance the night away, while starring in BuzzFeed’s three-episode video series.

    WHO:

    Alongside BuzzFeed Queer Prom hosts Jazzmyne Jay Robbins and Curly Velasquez, and performers Starley and Mary Lambert, celebrities and LGBTQ advocates set to attend include:

    • Adam Cola (Artist)

    • Ady Del Valle (Influencer)

    • Ben Baur (Actor, “Something New”)

    • Bible Girl (Drag Queen)

    • Carson Kressley (TV Host, “RuPaul’s Drag Race”)

    • Desmond is Amazing (Influencer)

    • Ellie Desautels (Actor, “Rise”)

    • Erin Kommor (Actor, “Rise”)

    • Farrah Krenek (Actor, “Orange Is The New Black”)

    • GRLwood (Artist)

    • Jay Manuel (TV Host, “America’s Next Top Model”)

    • Jessamyn Stanley (Influencer)

    • Jiggly Caliente (Drag Queen, “RuPaul’s Drag Race”)

    • Kaki King (Artist)

    • Mary Lambert (Artist, “Same Love”)

    • Matteo Lane (Comedian)

    • Miss Fame (Drag Queen, “RuPaul’s Drag Race”)

    • Munroe Bergdorf (Influencer)

    • Nico Tortorella (Actor, “Younger”)

    • Phi Phi O’Hara (Drag Queen, “RuPaul’s Drag Race”)

    • Rain Dove (Model/Influencer)

    • Ryan Jamaal Swain (Actor, “Pose”)

    • Starley (Artist, “Call on Me”)

    • Sundaes (Band)

    • Treya Lam (Artist)

    • And more!

    FOR PRESS ATTENDANCE AND RED CARPET COVERAGE, RSVP WITH BUZZFEED PR

    More about the event:

    Inside Samsung’s first-of-its-kind technology and cultural destination in the heart of New York City’s Meatpacking District, Samsung 837, will be prom-themed and low light photo booths, glam stations provided by makeup brands Revlon and Fluide, and many more activations.

    In addition, GLAAD will be launching its new "Amp Your Voice" campaign on the same day as the BuzzFeed Queer Prom. Amp Your Voice seeks to empower young LGBTQ people to speak up, speak out, register to vote, and then take the issues that matter most to them to the polls on November 6th, 2018.