Throwback Thursday: Early Transgender Activist and Co-Founder of William Way Tommi Avicolli Mecca

Every week I take a trip down memory lane in William Way Community Center’s John J. Wilcox Jr. Archives, a veritable treasure trove of relics from gay Philadelphia’s past. This week, archivist—and author of The Gayborhood Guru—Bob Skiba shares photos of Tommi Avicolli Mecca taken in the 1970s and 1980s. Skiba tells me that “Tommi was an early activist here, one of the founders of the Gay Community Center (which later became William Way) and the Archives, and a trans activist.”



Man Crush Monday: Adam J. Williams

Every week, Philly gay gents share their local picks for Man Crush Monday. This week: Adam J. Williams (aka Adam JW), a multilingual Chinese food-enthusiast who spends his day working in public health outreach for a local nonprofit. 



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Man Crush Monday: DJ Carl Michaels

Every week, Philly gay gents share their local picks for Man Crush Monday. This week: legendary Gayborhood DJ—and one of G Philly‘s monthly columnists—Carl Michaels. 



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14 #GayPhilly Instagrams You Should See This Week: The Gayborhood’s Best Posers

This week we’re focusing on the those who bring a little something extra to our Instagram feeds—that cock of the hip, a hand on the waist, maybe even a booty tooch—you know the ones. It’s the Gayborhood’s fiercest posers.



Man Crush Monday: Meet Your 2014 Boys of Summer Lifeguards

Every week, Philly gay gents share their local picks for Man Crush Monday. This week we had the Boys of Summer Swimsuit Party give us their favorites.



Last Five Man Crush Mondays:

11 #GayPhilly Instagrams You Need to See This Week: It Takes Two to Tango



PHOTOS: Beach Party at Sand Blast Weekend in Atlantic City

This weekend, the gays took over Atlantic City with the annual circuit party Sand Blast. Attendance was high, primarily for the boys, with lots of muscle heads that hailed from all over the U.S. We were there for most of the weekend to catch all the action. Check out these snaps from the main event, a beach party on Saturday that brought out lots of hotties from near and far.



 

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