PHOTOS: See Guys Take it Off in ‘Boylesque’ Show For AIDS Walk LA

Think burlesque is only for girls? Turns out the boys can tease just as well.

A number of male performers presented their own take on the classic burlesque striptease (“boylesque”) at a show to raise money for AIDS Walk Los Angeles at the Lexington on Saturday night.

Below, check out shots from photographer Matt Baume.

Rude Ness
Rude Ness glows for the crowd.
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A little strip tease gets the show started.

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Rude Ness demonstrates an effective rump.
Rude Ness demonstrates an effective rump. 
Dez slips away bashfully.
Dez slips away bashfully.
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The company hangs out backstage.
Sir James unbuttons.
Sir James unbuttons.
Erica melts the audience's chilly hearts.
Erica melts the audience’s chilly hearts.
Max prepares to seduce.
Max prepares to seduce.
Rude Ness and Queen Bee sparkle.
Rude Ness and Queen Bee sparkle.
Rude Ness warms the crowd.
Rude Ness warms the crowd.
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There’s noisemaking trouble afoot.
Patrons queue up for drinks.
Patrons queue up for drinks.
Tatiana and Jeff are a bit wary
Tatiana and Jeff are a bit wary.
Edward and Lyndsay discuss local Judaica.
Edward and Lyndsay discuss local Judaica.
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The gang’s all here.
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Here’s Sammy and Johnny Handsome.
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Jamie and Adam are ready to rock.
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Omar has some tunes to play.
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Dez Derriere brought a friend.
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Salvador and Sir James prepare for a wild night.
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Rude Ness and Sir James are ready for action.
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Rude Ness has attitude.
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Max wore something special tonight.