It is time for a history lesson, but the topic is party… literally! This past weekend was the Winter Party in Miami and White Party-Palm Springs will be celebrating their 25th anniversary April 25-28th. Right now, there is a lot of buzz on Facebook and Twitter about these parties. All the posts and tweets made me wonder: How did all of these gay dance parties start? I called upon some “celebration historians” to bring you this brief chronicle of the gay dance party and the top ten list below.