On August 29, 2022, The Riot Party was held at Hibernia Bank at 1 Jones Street in San Francisco. The Riot Party was both a concert and a fundraiser for the Transgender District that featured trans, nonbinary, and queer performers.
It was hosted by Diamond Stylz, the executive director here at BTWI, principal host of MARSHA’S PLATE podcast, and media personality. You can follow her on Instagram @diamondstylz and on Facebook at Diamond Stylz.
Another host for the event was Ian Harvie. Harvie is a comedian who performed the world’s first Transgender Comedy Special MAY THE BEST COCK WIN available on Amazon Prime. You can follow him on Instagram at @ianharvie.
Aside from the two hosts, performers at The Riot Party included:
TS Madison, the “Queen of the Internet”, known for her recent collaboration with Beyoncé. You can follow her on Instagram @therealtsmadison, on Twitter @tsmadisonatl1, and on Facebook at TS Madison.
ASTU, an Oakland-based gender-expansive singer/songwriter whose debut album, ALTARS, was released this year. Follow ASTU on Instagram @astu.music, and on Twitter @astumaboo.
Quay Dash, a Black transgender rapper from the Bronx. Follow her on Instagram @quaydash and on Twitter @quaydash.
DJ Dreams, a Chicanx trans DJ, producer, and musician. Follow them on Instagram @dreamsthedj.
Dapper Dan Midas, a Baltimore native, and premier live act and songwriter. Follow him on Instagram @dapperdanmidas, Twitter @dapperdanmidas, and on TikTok @dapperdanmidas.
Dominique Morgan, the Executive Director of The Okra Project and an international award-winning artist, activist, and TEDx speaker. Follow her on Instagram @thedominiquemorgan, on Twitter @thedominiquem, and on TikTok @thedominiquemorgan.
Jasmine Infiniti, a Brooklyn-based underground DJ. Follow them on Instagram @jasmine_infiniti or visit their Soundcloud jasmineinfiniti.
Neverending Nina, a classically trained singer/songwriter. Follow her on Instagram @neverendingninanotes and on all streaming platforms as Neverending Nina.
Raquel Willis, a Black transgender activist, writer, and media strategist. Follow her on Instagram @raquel_willis and on Twitter @raquelwillis_.
Ravi Roth, a LGBTQI+ travel expert and YouTube content creator who hosted Ravi Round The World, Ravi’s Road to Pride, and The Gaycation Travel Show.
Nomi Ruiz, a singer, songwriter, actress, and essayist known for being the first Puerto Rican trans woman to perform on prestigious stages worldwide. Follow Nomi on Instagram @nomiruiz, on Twitter @nomiruiz and on TikTok @daonlynomi.
Trace Lysette, a trans actress, producer, and recording artist from Dayton. Follow her on Instagram @tracelysette, on Twitter @tracelysette, and on TikTok @tracelysette.
Yves, a Black gay singer/songwriter, Instagram star, musician, and model. Follow him on Instagram @the_yvesdropper and on TikTok at @the_yvesdropper.
Annette Richmond, an award-winning content creator, writer, and advocate from the Bay Area. Follow her on Instagram @fromannettewithlove and at Fat Girls Traveling.
Alysse Dalessandro, a queer plus size influencer based in Cleveland, Ohio known for her blog readytostare.com. Follow her on Instagram @readytostare and Twitter @readytostare.
For information on future events, follow the Transgender District on Instagram @transgenderdistrict and on Facebook at The Transgender District.