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50+ Ways to Celebrate Pride Month in Philly

June 1st marks the beginning of Pride Month, a time to commemorate the 1969 riots at the Stonewall Inn and celebrate the Pride movement and […]

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Philly Today: Main Line Designer Claims Louis Vuitton Stole Her Fashions, Hate Cancels OutFest

Check phillymag.com each morning for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking reporters, please send it […]


Philly’s Food and Drink Pride Specials That Benefit LGBTQ+ Organizations

In addition to all of this month’s parties, drag performances, and Pride celebrations, there’s a slew of food and drink specials that benefit LGBTQ+ charities […]

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Brittany Lynn on Her Biggest Fear, Her Secret Power and Growing Up Gay in the Northeast

My legal name is … Ian Morrison, but everybody calls me Brittany, whether I am in drag or not, whether I’m on the street or […]

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Where to Find Drag Shows and Brunches in Philadelphia

With a once-used marketing slogan of “Get Your History Straight and Your Nightlife Gay,” it’s no surprise that Philly has a huge drag scene. From […]

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Why You Really Need to Take Your Kid to Drag Queen Storytime

There’s only one thing to know about Drag Queen Storytime, and that’s the proper lingo. Which is precisely why the fabulous Miss Maria TopCatt kicked […]

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Drag Queen Storytime in Haverford Township Attracts National Opposition

Since its formation in 2015 by a San Francisco writer, Drag Queen Story Hour, in which drag performers do public readings of books with themes […]

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People Have a Lot of Feelings About This Drag Queen Reading Books to Kids

Another year. Another drag queen-meets-the-kids controversy. With all of the horrible things happening in the world right now, some people are using a whole lot […]

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LGBTQ&A: Mike Hisey

Mike Hisey is a longtime community activist and public speaker. We chat with the venture capitalist turned human rights advocate on Trump, fashion, and why […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: South Asian Drag Night

As summer winds down, our LGBTQ line-up is heating up. There’s a something for everyone this weekend, from impressive drag shows and a incomparable burlesque […]

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I Love My Job: Martha Graham Cracker

Prominent Philadelphia drag queen Martha Graham Cracker, whom you might remember from this 2014 feature we did in the magazine, has been selling out houses […]

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Best of Philly 2018 Fun and Games: From Scrabble to Drag to Marijuana Dinners

Best of Philly 2018, our annual listing of the region’s outstanding food, people, shops, services, and more, is now online as well as on newsstands. Here are […]

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Does the World Really Need a Mr. Rogers Drag Queen Musical Right Now?

The new Mr. Rogers documentary is currently getting rave reviews over at the Ritz East in Old City. Meanwhile, a very different kind of Mr. […]

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Drag Queens at Please Touch Museum Have Some Parents Outraged

The Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia isn’t exactly the kind of place where you’d expect to find a lot of drama brewing. After all, the […]

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Drag Performer Aunt Mary Pat Was Asked to Leave Fundraiser Over Transphobia Concerns

Popular local drag queen Aunt Mary Pat DiSabatino was asked not to perform during a fundraiser at Win Win Coffee Bar on Wednesday night after […]