PHOTOS: G Philly‘s LGBT Six-Word Memoir Slam

A week ago today, at Christ Church Neighborhood House in Old City, we hosted our first-ever evening of storytelling at G Philly’s LGBT Six-Word Memoir Slam. The event was in conjunction with our LGBT Six-Word Memoir Project, which we began this summer in an effort to collect the stories of Philly’s vibrant LGBT community. We laughed and cried as some of the entries rolled in, but there was nothing quite like being able to hear some of them being discussed out loud at the slam.

Kooky drag queen Maddy Milan and G Philly‘s own Alexander Kacala hosted the event, inviting our six story tellers — Julia Scotti, D. Bruce Hanes, Kemar Jewel, Liz Spikol, Brian Seaman and R. Eric Thomas — to share the sentiments behind their chosen bios. They all did an amazing job. It was definitely a night to remember.

Check out our slideshow of photos of the evening below. All pics courtesy of Ian Watson.