TOP PICKS: The Best LGBTQ Events This Weekend
15th Annual Philadelphia Trans Health Conference
June 9th-11th, 2016
Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St.; all ages.
Hosting one of the most prolific trans health conferences in the world, the Mazzoni Center is helping to put on three full days of programming focused on the health and well-being of transgender and gender non-conforming individuals, as well as their families, friends, allies and providers.
Pride Kick-Off Party 2016
6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
The Gayborhood around 12th and Locust; over 21.
The official Philly Pride Presents kick-off party plans to take over the Gayborhood with refreshments, food, amusements, and a special offer to get wristbands to Sunday’s epic festival for the special price of $10.
DTF: Darryl & Timaree Fun Hour: PRIDE Edition
8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.; over 21.
Timaree and her special guest co-host R. Eric Thomas plan to give you “the greatest sex ed/comedy/game show in the known universe” for pride with popular panelists David Norse and Bee Reed of Drag Official.
The 19th Annual Philly Dyke March
3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Kahn Park, S 11th Street at Pine St.; all ages.
This historic events wants you to remind you that since 1998 it hasn’t been a parade but rather a march, movement, and protest that has been empowering voices outside of the male-dominated LGBT community. Come out and support their 19th annual march this weekend.
20th Anniversary GayBINGO SPECTACULAR!
7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
The Gershman Y, 401 S Broad St; over 21.
It’s been 20 years of the AIDS Fund charity phenomenon known as GayBINGO! and on this very special pride weekend, they want you to step into the roaring ’20s. Check out a night of thrills, laughs and performances unlike anything the Bingo Verifying Divas have ever done. Tickets.
Philadelphia Pride Day 2016
11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Penn’s Landing, 101 S Columbus Blvd; all ages.
One of the most significant days of the LGBTQ calendar in Philly has gotten even better. All day Sunday, expect to see 150 vendors, performances from headliner Deborah Cox and all your community favorites who strive to bring the rainbow a little closer to us all! Tickets.
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