Guys Night Out goes on a gallery crawl in Old City (5:30 p.m.). The walking tour sets out from the William Way just in time for First Friday festivities.
See Tom Jacobson’s play The Twentieth Century Way (7:30 p.m.) at Plays & Players Theatre through the weekend (there’s a matinee Saturday at 2 p.m.).
Meredith Rainey performs at the Arts Bank in Bloom! (8 p.m.).
Stimulus presents the Second Annual Equality Forum Throwdown (10 p.m.) at ICandy.
Saturday, May 5
Equality Forum sponsors an HRC workshop about creating welcoming environments for LGBT students at school (12:30 p.m.) at University of the Arts. The documentary film What Do You Know will also be screened.
Folks from Triad House, a home for LGBT youth, will be sharing stories about how homelessness and abuse impact young people at University of the Arts (12:30 p.m.).
Writers discuss lesbian literature during The Power of Our Words and Stories (12:30 p.m.) at University of the Arts.
Equality Forum has a conversation about sexuality and mental illness (12:30 p.m.) at University of the Arts.
LGBT adoption is the focus of a panel discussion (12:30 p.m.) at University of the Arts.
The guys from SiriusXM’s Six Pack Radio Show broadcast live from Woody’s (1 p.m.) with special guests and local LGBT leaders.
Get the scoop on Gay Travel to Israel (2 p.m.) at University of the Arts.
An LGBT organization from Indiana shares its stories about grassroots struggles and survival (2 p.m.) at University of the Arts in “Claiming Queer Space in a Blue Collar Town.”
GLSEN sponsors a discussion about Federal Efforts to Achieve Safer Schools (2 p.m.) at University of the Arts.
Learn how to connect with LGBT Democrats during The Pink Revolution: Bringing Change from Within (2 p.m.) at University of the Arts.
Know Your Rights: Elder LGBT Legal Issues are discussed (3:30 p.m.) at University of the Arts.
Teen SENSE and FOYER both tackle tough issues of Housing and Healthcare for Out-of-House LGBT Youth (3:30 p.m.) at University of the Arts. Another workshop – Connect, Accept, Respond, Empower – talks about how to support young LGBT people.
It’s also the Third Annual LGBT Youth Advocacy Summit (3:30 p.m.) with the Pennsylvania Student Equality Coalition.
A panel of activists, including Ted Martin and Adrian Shanker of Equality PA, take part in Think Globally, Win Locally (3:30 p.m.) at University of the Arts.
Gallop to the Kentucky Derby Hat Party (4 p.m.) at The Raven in New Hope with a live broadcast, drink specials and a hat contest.
The International Equality Dinner (7 p.m.) is at the National Museum of American Jewish History with speeches, awards and very special guests.
Vixens & Vagabonds Kinky & Queer Cabaret goes “Off Broad Street” (8 p.m.) at Tabu with the Liberty City Kings.
Philadelphia Voice of Pride sings classic movie anthems (8 p.m.) at the William Way.
Sunday, May 6
The Beagle Tavern in Norristown celebrates its second anniversary (3 p.m.) with Thunder Showers and Summer Clearance.
There’s an unofficial Equality Forum after party at 3G (6 p.m.) – just two blocks from the Piazza in NoLibs.
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