Yesterday my pal Jerry accompanied me to the Invasion Of The Pines, the 37th annual marking of the day in 1976 when a drag queen was denied service at a restaurant in Fire Island Pines. Every Fourth of July since then, hundreds of drag queens board a chartered ferry in Cherry Grove and “invade” the Pines for a day exploding with glitter, feathers, and lots and lots of drinking. I’ve posted about 150 photos from our day in chronological order of the madness. Lots of handsome men and hilarious drag at the link. You’ll probably want to check out Paula Deen’s full outfit….