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R. Eric Thomas Returns to Philly to Debut “Mrs. Harrison”

R. Eric Thomas is an award-winning writer whose work has been featured in Elle, the New York Times, Philadelphia Inquirer and many other publications. We […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Can I Get a Side of Nug-It With That?

For its wide selection of musical performances and its focus on body positivity, this week’s LGBTQ Event of the Week is Landon Blake and John […]

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LGBTQ&A: R. Eric Thomas

R. Eric Thomas is a local playwright, “dramedian,” and creative writer who still makes time to work at the William Way Center. We got to […]

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TOP PICKS: The Best LGBTQ Events This Weekend

FRIDAY EVENTS 15th Annual Philadelphia Trans Health Conference June 9th-11th, 2016 Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St.; all ages. Hosting one of the most prolific […]

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TOP PICKS: The Best LGBTQ Events This Weekend

FRIDAY EVENTS World Premiere: “Time Is on Our Side” 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Louis Bluver Theatre at the Drake, 1512 Spruce Street; all […]

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PHOTOS: Time Is On Our Side Reading at William Way Center

It was an interesting juxtaposition at last evening’s reading of R. Eric Thomas‘ newest play Time Is On Our Side at the William Way Center; A portion […]

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INTERVIEW: R. Eric Thomas on his Gayborhood-Inspired Play

R. Eric Thomas wears a lot of hats: He’s the Program Director at the William Way Community Center, an award-winning storyteller, playwright, and Oprah fanatic. […]

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Philly’s First Out Presbyterian Minister Wins Moth StorySLAM With His Coming Out Story

David Norse, who you may also know as the first openly gay Presbyterian minister to be ordained in Philadelphia, won a story slam hosted by national […]

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Your Big Gay Guide to Thanksgiving Week in Philly

If you’re a vegetarian, like me, you don’t really look forward to the centerpiece on the big ole’ Turkey Day meal (but, I’d be willing […]

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6 Gay Things to Do in Philly This Week: Where to Watch American Horror Story: Freak Show, New Quizzo Night at Tabu, Kinky Boots at Dilworth Park and More

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GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets To See Always the Bridesmaid With R. Eric Thomas (CONTEST CLOSED)

Standup dramedian R. Eric Thomas is bringing his smash hit, one-man rom-com, Always the Bridesmaid, back to the stage. Thomas, known for hosting acclaimed storytelling […]

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Josh Schonewolf Presents … Man Crush Monday

Every week, Philly gay gents share their local picks for Man Crush Monday. This week: prolific local party producer Josh Schonewolf, who’s soon taking his popular […]

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Man Crush Monday: R. Eric Thomas

Every week, Philly gay gents share their local picks for Man Crush Monday. This week, comedic storyteller, Philly Mag contributor, and star of the upcoming Always […]

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8 Gay Things to Do in Philly This Week: Drive-In Movie Nights, Warhol Operas, Brave New Voices and More

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The Soundtrack Series Comes to Philly, Features R. Eric Thomas and Dana Rossi

R. Eric Thomas‘s most definitive life moments can be summarized by the songs of Patti LaBelle and Beyonce. If you personally know the comedic storyteller, […]