LGBTQ Event of the Week: Ballroom History Week

by Ernest Owens | February 21, 2018 2:58 pm

Ballroom History Week is Wednesday, February 21st to Saturday, February 24th.

This week’s LGBTQ event of the week is Ballroom History Week[1]. POSSE Project Philly is serving up a week full of queer voguing dance culture to highlight “ballroom then, ballroom now, ballroom forever.” Guests can expect expect to view a special art exhibition at the William Way LGBTQ Community Center, take part in social queer performance networking, witness a grand Vegas-themed vogue ballroom competition, and so much more. The week kicks off on Wednesday, February 21st, with events happening through Saturday, February 24th. A full lineup of events, locations, and times can be found here[2].

Other events to check out this weekend:

Trans Equity Project Drop-In: Black Trans History Matters[3]: 5 p.m. at Trans Equity Project, 149 West Susquehanna Avenue.

Networking With a Twist[4]: 5:30 p.m. at Queerality, 1042 Pine Street.

Let’s Talk about Sex(uality)[5]: 6 p.m. at Penn Museum, 3260 South Street.

Donna Ria’s Birthday[6]: 10:15 p.m. at Bob & Barbaras, 1509 South Street.

Love Machine[7]: 6 p.m. at William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce Street.

Paint Yourself On A Platter[8]: 7 p.m. at A-Space, 4722 Baltimore Avenue.

Check It: Film Screening and Discussion[9]: 12:30 p.m. at Penn LGBT Center, 3907 Spruce Street.

Bowling With The Divas![10]: 9 p.m. at Lucky Strike Philadelphia, 1336 Chestnut Street.

Must Go On: A Rite of Passage[11]: 5:30 p.m. at Mascher Space Co-op, 155 Cecil B. Moore Avenue.

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

  1. Ballroom History Week:
  2. here:
  3. Trans Equity Project Drop-In: Black Trans History Matters:
  4. Networking With a Twist:
  5. Let’s Talk about Sex(uality):
  6. Donna Ria’s Birthday:
  7. Love Machine:
  8. Paint Yourself On A Platter:
  9. Check It: Film Screening and Discussion:
  10. Bowling With The Divas!:
  11. Must Go On: A Rite of Passage:

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