TOP PICKS: 5 Unique LGBTQ Events This Weekend

Coming up: Philly Black Pride, live performances, and bingo!

Philly Black Pride is from April 28-May 2.

Philly Black Pride runs April 28th through May 2nd.


The 17th Annual Philly Black Pride Celebration
April 28th through May 2nd

Philly Black Pride is finally here and bigger than ever with a lineup of parties, expos, and socials that encourage all walks of life to come out to empower the city’s black LGBTQ community. Tickets can be purchased online and include other special registration offers and details.

The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning
8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Inis Nua Theatre Company, 1427 Spruce Street; over 18.

Chelsea Manning was Bradley Manning before her leaks of classified information to Wikileaks caused an uproar of controversy and political mayhem. Come out to see this incredible play of life, consequence, and transition from acclaimed director Tom Reing. Tickets are available online.


QOTA at Metro Mens Clothing

1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Metro Mens Clothing, 1600 East Passyunk Avenue; over 21.

Metro Mens Clothing is throwing a trunk show complete with summer swimwear models complementing owner Tom’s annual block party, complete with complimentary adult beverages and snacks! The free event also includes 15 percent off everything in the store.

LGBT Qmunity Center Gay Bingo
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Westover Country Club, 401 South Schuylkill Avenue; all ages.

Bingo Verifying Divas are bringing out their sassy humor and live entertainment as they host a charity jackpot round and 50/50 chances. Tickets can be purchased online, with special offers and accommodations.

9 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Tabu Lounge & Sports Bar, 200 South 12th Street; over 21.

“Philly’s Premiere Christian Drag Queen” BEV! is bringing her drag talents to the stage as host of one of the Gayborhood’s most salacious pageants. Come out and see contestants Regina Gorj, Elly Delight, Franchesca Rose, and more strive for the title of Miss Fish 2016.

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