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Opera Philly Needs $25k to Screen Opera Inspired By the MOVE Bombing

After enthusiastic receptions in Harlem and Amsterdam, Opera Philadelphia is bringing the highly-acclaimed We Shall Not Be Moved back to the city this fall. Well, […]

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Cher Announces New Tour, and She’s Coming to Philly!

This morning, following her performance on the Today Show, Cher, queen of the gays, pulled a big ol’ “sike” on the world when she announced […]

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WATCH: Aiden James Covers Whitney Houston

For his birthday last year, Philly singer-songwriter Aiden James gifted us an EP of his cover of Whitney Houston’s  1987 hit “I Wanna Dance with […]

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Curio Theatre Co. to Debut Lesbian ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Have you noticed all the queer theater that’s going on in Philly these days? There’s all the stuff Mauckingbird is doing — most recently a […]

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MONDAY KICKSTARTER: Same-Sex Marriage Movements in New Mexico, Fox Fires Anchor for Anti-Gay Remarks and More

PROGRESS REPORT: Virginia National Guard extends benefits to same-sex couples despite state’s marriage ban Califormia legislature passes trans birth certificate bill Private law firm focusing […]

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Your Complete Gay Guide to the Philadelphia FringeArts Festival

To help you get the most gay for your buck at the 17th annual FringeArts (Sept. 5-22), we’ve combed through the list of shows to find […]

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Philly’s LGBT Theater Festival Kicks Off Tonight With Sexy Clowns

The third anniversary of GayFest! sees Philly’s sole LGBT theater festival quickly becoming a staple in the city’s yearly event schedule. What started as a […]

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Martha Graham Cracker Shines in New Portrait Series

Philly drag queen Martha Graham Cracker is the subject of a stunning new portrait series by NYC/Philly painter Jenny Laden. There are 11 images in […]

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IN MEMORIAM: ‘Glee’ Star Cory Monteith’s Greatest Hits

This weekend sad news broke that actor Cory Monteith, who plays lovable jock Finn on Fox’s Glee, was found dead in his Vancouver hotel room […]

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Cheesesteak King Tony Luke Jr. Is Trying to Make a Gay Movie

Is there anything Tony Luke Jr. hasn’t done? The South Philly-bred entrepreneur’s credits range from acting in movies and winning kickboxing tournaments to famously creating […]

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Cher Releases New Single, Announces She’ll Perform at New York Pride

Sense more of a stirring than what is typical on a Tuesday afternoon in the Gayborhood? Well, fear not, there’s good reason. The gays have […]

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Two Gay Artists Win Huge Knight Arts Grants

Way back in January, I posted about six LGBTQ-related artistic groups up for the 2013 Knight Arts Challenge, an annual contest run by the John […]

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Lineup for Ladyfest 2013 Announced

Ladyfest is returning to Philadelphia this year for the first time since 2003. Taking place in West Philly, the three-day arts and music festival is […]

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Out Philly Poet Wins Women of the World Poetry Slam

Philly poet/lyricist Denice Frohman brought home the top prize at this weekend’s sixth annual Women of the World Poetry Slam (WoWPS) in Minneapolis — beating out 70 […]

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School Releases Statement Following Martha Graham Cracker Snub

Haddonfield Child Care posted this statement on its website today. It’s super vague, but I’m guessing it’s in response to their decision to invite then […]