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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Action Wellness Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary

For its ceremonious and remarkable goodwill, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is the Action Wellness 30th-Anniversary Celebration. Formerly known as ActionAIDS, the prolific […]

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LOCAL NEWS: Isaiah Solomon Freeman’s White|Wash Wins Award

Queer black filmmaker Isaiah Solomon Freeman won the top prize out of over 250 films competing in a regional youth filmmaker competition. On Monday night, […]


Today Is Dining Out for Life

Today is ActionAIDS’ Dining Out for Life, the annual dining fundraising event for AIDS service organizations. Over 200 restaurants participate, donating 33% of their sales […]

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LOCAL NEWS: Sims and Waxman to Face Off in State House Primary, Trans-Murder Hearing Delayed, and Foxy Brown Is in Philly!

Ben Waxman has filed to run for Brian Sims’s state House seat. Ben Waxman, until recently chief spokesman for state Senator Vincent Hughes, announced today […]

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ActionAIDS to Invade Center City Rush Hour on December 1

After this week’s Charlie Sheen interview, it’s clear that our population still has grave misconceptions about HIV/AIDS and how it impacts individuals. However, long before Sheen’s […]

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PHOTOS: Wall to Wall Legends at Dining Out for Life Host Restaurant in Philadelphia

Last Thursday night, diners across the region headed out to their favorite restaurants for the 25th anniversary of Dining Out for Life (DOFL). ActionAIDS‘s annual […]

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Top LGBT HIV/AIDS Resources in Philadelphia

The Attic Youth Center 255 South 16th Street 215-545-4331, The Attic creates opportunities for LGBTQ youth to develop into healthy, independent, civic-minded adults within […]

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PHOTOS: Community Leaders Remember AIDS Victims at Ceremony in LOVE Park

G Philly and I were honored to be included in an event hosted by ActionAIDS yesterday, where community leaders gathered to read aloud 5,000 names […]

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Here Are the 200 Restaurants and Food Trucks Participating in Dining Out for Life 2015

ActionAIDS‘s 25th annual Dining Out for Life (DOFL) takes place in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley on April 30th, with nearly 200 restaurants and food trucks in the region taking […]

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PHOTOS: Even on a Cold Winter’s Night, Glamsino Royale Was Hot, Hot, Hot

Sure, the wind chill felt like it was -20 outside, but inside the Hotel Palomar, the ActionAIDS crew kept Thursday night super hot: Their now-annual […]

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DO THIS: ActionAIDS Fundraiser “Glamsino Royale” Comes to Hotel Palomar

Full disclosure: last year when I attended Glamsino Royale, the casino benefit thrown by ActionAIDS, I had a little too much fun. Evidence is provided below […]

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PHILANTHROPY FRIDAY: Kevin Burns Talks ActionAIDS and the Opening of the West Annex Clinic

Every Friday we spotlight a local LGBT nonprofit in Philadelphia. This week, Kevin Burns tells us about ActionAIDS‘ first HIV primary care clinic, which opened […]

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GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to TOY This Saturday [CONTEST CLOSED]

If you’ve lived in Philly for a while, you know that TOY, Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF)’s annual holiday fundraiser for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia […]

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PHOTOS: Glamsino Royale at Hotel Palomar

ActionAIDS of Philadelphia hosted “Glamsino Royal” last night at the Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar, conjuring up the essence of Agent 007 with a night of glitz, […]

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7 Gay Things to Do in Philly This Week:
B-Boy Blues, Glamsino Royale,
an NSFW Dance Party and More

B-Boy Blues: The award-winning stage adaptation of James Earl Hardy’s novel B-Boy Blues gets its Philly debut at Painted Bride Art Center. The first-of-its-kind gay, […]