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:
DJ Dreams, a Chicanx trans DJ, producer, and musician. Follow them on Instagram @dreamsthedj.
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.
Neverending Nina, a classically trained singer/songwriter. Follow her on Instagram @neverendingninanotes and on all streaming platforms as Neverending Nina.
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.
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.