LGBTQ Event of the Week: The 2017 Bechdel Test Fest

Plus other awesome events worthy of your attendance.

The 2017 Bechdel Test Fest is happening this weekend from March 3-4.

The 2017 Bechdel Test Fest is happening this weekend from March 3-4.

For its wildly queer humor and out-of-the-box versatility, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is The 2017 Bechdel Test Fest. This two-day comedy festival celebrates “the talented and hilarious women and trans comedians of the Philadelphia comedy community.” Get ready for a wide range of comedy, including improv, sketch, stand-up, and more. The event kicks off at 10:30 p.m. on Friday, March 3rd, at Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 North American Street. Tickets

Other events to check out this weekend:

Philly Queer Tango: 2:30 p.m. at Sangha Space, 116 West Baltimore Avenue, 2nd Floor, Media, PA.

Divas: A Drag Cabaret: 7 p.m. at  William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce Street.

The Showcase: 5 p.m. at Adrienne Theater, 2030 Sansom Street.

Miss Amateur L’Etage: 8 p.m. at L’Etage, 624 South 6th Street.

NOTE: If you have weekend LGBTQ events that you would like considered for our top picks, please email us at

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