LGBTQ Event of the Week: Metamorphosis: An Anti-Gala

Plus other awesome events worthy of your attendance.


Metamorphosis: An Anti-Gala is Saturday, May 19th outside University of the Arts.

This week’s LGBTQ event of the week is Metamorphosis: An Anti-Gala. Come out for an event that celebrates community and honors the work of Black trans women who have currently and formally worked at LGBTQ non-profit Mazzoni Center, along with their front-line staff. Hosted by the Black and Brown Workers Cooperative, this outdoor ceremony encourages you to dress to impress, preferably in all Black, and dance to the live DJ who will be spinning all night. The event kicks off on Saturday, May 19th, at 6:30 p.m. outside the Dorrance Hamilton Hall of the University of the Arts, 320 S. Broad St. This event is free and open to the public.

Other events to check out this weekend:

FRIDAY
Love! Valour! Compassion: 8 p.m. at Ruba Club, 416 Green Street.

SATURDAY
Philly Queer Brunch Supports: Philadelphia Community Bail Fund: 12 p.m. at 201 S 40th Street.

Our Stories: Consent Culture: 1 p.m. at William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce Street.

Picking Up the Ropes: Rope Bondage 101 w/ Sir Brian: 6 p.m. at Kink Shoppe, 126 Market Street.

Mr. Philly Drag King 2018: 8 p.m. at William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce Street.

SUNDAY
Body Confidence w/ Yvette St. James: 6 p.m. at Kink Shoppe, 126 Market Street.

PGMC Pride Tour: 6 p.m. at University Lutheran Church, 3637 Chestnut Street.

NOTE: If you have weekend LGBTQ events that you would like considered for our top picks, please email us at [email protected]