Faces of Philly Pride 2015: An Instagram Photo Essay

One of the most beautiful things about Pride is that, no matter where in Philly you celebrate, it’s an annual reminder that it really is a full community of so many different types: Every gender, sexuality, color, and social status come together for the same reason. Sure, at first glance, there’s a heck of a lot of half-naked dudes strutting on stages, but when you pull back the layers, you can see the faces of Pride are so varied and so beautiful, that it’s hard to ignore. We were keeping a close eye on your Instagram pictures today and selected a collection to share with you that we think captures that essence of variety, and what Pride is all about. Read more »

12 Must-See #GayPhilly Instagrams This Week

Your Friday afternoon guilty pleasure has arrived: We spent the week finding some of the best Instagram posts from LGBTQ Philly and compiled them all, so you can use your cell phone browsing for more important things (like trying to avoid all of the spam on Grindr these days). Below, in no particular order, are our favorite pictures that graced Instagram this week. Happy weekend, #GayPhilly!

13 #GayPhilly Instagrams You Should See This Week

For the first time since before Christmas, the Philadelphia region had temperatures in the 60s this week. That was enough for everyone to celebrate the melting of all of the snow, ice, and slush and enjoy the start of warmer times to come. Of course, #GayPhilly took to Instagram to post some seasonably appropriate shots, and we couldn’t help but show off some of our best picks of this week’s photos.

14 #GayPhilly Instagrams You Should See This Week: Nailing Solange’s Wedding Pose, Andy Cohen and How to Walk in Heels

14 #GayPhilly Instagrams You Should See This Week: Barbie Christmas Trees, Sexy Claus, Hot Tub Shenanigans and More

12 #GayPhilly Instagrams You Should See This Week: Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

Okay, we know, we know: it got really freaking freezing this week. However, that didn’t keep Instagram from keeping Gay Philly nice and toasty warm. Below you’ll find our picks for some of the best snapshots that graced our iPhones this week (that is, if we were able to double-click “like” through our gloved fingers).

11 #GayPhilly Instagrams You Should See This Week: Boys and Their Dogs, Red Speedos, and a Red Pandas

14 #GayPhilly Instagrams You Should See This Week: A Big Gay Trip to New Hope, Trapped in Rainbows, and Calves for Days

14 #GayPhilly Instagrams You Should See This Week: Rainbow Kisses, a Foursome of Furries and Mimi Imfurst Meets Kathy Bates

17 #GayPhilly Instagrams You Should See This Week: Drag Performers Marry Under a Shower of Glitter at Voyeur and Other Snaps to Warm Your Heart

In a week weighed down with sad news, I thought it would be fun to focus this week’s #GayPhilly Instagram roundup on some of the more heart-warming snaps I saw throughout the week. It all started Sunday with what may have been the gayest wedding ever.

Ryan and Foster, also known as popular Philly drag performers Lili St. Queer and Mistor Fahrenheit, were the happy couple. Here they are the morning before their wedding at Voyeur Nightclub.

A photo posted by Mr. F (@mistorfahrenheit) on

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