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Gay Things To Do in Philly After Pride This June

Sure, all of those pride celebrations may be done, but that doesn’t mean that there are aren’t tons of great activities, parties, lectures, and events […]

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Man Crush Monday: Erica Jill

Every so often, Philly queer folks share their local picks for Man Crush Monday. This week: Erica Jill tells us about the special gay men in her […]

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The Welcoming Committee to Take Over Center City!

The Welcoming Committee has taken over all kinds of straight bars since they started in Philly a few years ago, and they’ve even done sold-out runs […]

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Man Crush Monday: Joshua Durando

Every week, Philly gay gents share their local picks for Man Crush Monday. Today, we feature Joshua Durando, an event planner and Philadelphia Community Manager […]

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The Welcoming Committee Taking Over Puerto Rico

Visions of beaches, Speedos and cute girls in bikinis may be far, far away—but they don’t have to be. The Welcoming Committee (TWC), hosts of Philly’s […]

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Weekend Roundup: Guerrilla Queer Bar at Raven Lounge, Tig Notaro at The Troc, the It Gets Better Project Concert at Kimmel Center and More

FRIDAY The Welcoming Committee is taking over all four floors and six bars of the Raven Lounge for its next Guerrilla Queer Bar. Insider tip: Say […]

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13 #GayPhilly Instagrams You Should See This Week: Who Went Purple for #SpiritDay

Yesterday, GLAAD hosted a nationwide campaign called #SpiritDay, where it asked people to “go purple” as way to stand up against bullying and to show support for […]

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Getting (Coat) Checked: Is Philly’s Guerrilla Queer Bar One Big Marketing Ploy?

I’m always early when I go places, despite the age-old (and rather annoying, might I add) principle that gay men are supposed to be “fashionably […]