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Weekend Roundup: Gay Halloween Parties Begin, Sword Fights, and An Especially Busy Sunday Funday

FRIDAY Philly party producer Peter Sterling gets the gay Halloween juices flowing early with his annual Halloween Ball. The fest takes over three ballrooms in […]

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Throwback Thursday: Early Transgender Activist and Co-Founder of William Way Tommi Avicolli Mecca

Every week I take a trip down memory lane in William Way Community Center’s John J. Wilcox Jr. Archives, a veritable treasure trove of relics from gay Philadelphia’s […]

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Philanthropy Friday: William Way LGBT Community Center

Welcome to Philanthropy Fridays, where Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF) Executive Director Samantha Giusti introduces you to a local LGBT non-profit in Philadelphia. This week, Michael Pomante […]

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Throwback Thursdsay: Remembering Lesbian Trailblazer Barbara Gittings

Every week I take a trip down memory lane in William Way Community Center’s John J. Wilcox Jr. Archives, a veritable treasure trove of relics from gay Philadelphia’s […]

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PHOTOS: Scenes From The OutBeat Jazz Festival

It was a totally triumphant Friday evening as the William Way Community Center kicked off OutBeat, what’s being billed as the nation’s first queer jazz festival. It was a […]

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OUTBEAT KICKOFF: The Nation’s First Queer Jazz Festival Opens Tonight with Dena Underwood

It’s been years in the making and tonight it becomes a reality: The nation’s first queer jazz festival, OutBeat, opens, thanks to the efforts of the […]

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OutBeat, the Nation’s First Queer Jazz Festival, Heads to Town This Week

Our sister blog, G Philly, has presented lots of coverage on OutBeat, the nation’s first ever LGBTQ jazz festival, that’s playing right here in Philly […]

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Stolen Natalie Hope McDonald Painting Found at John C. Anderson Apartments

Last week I told you about a big gay art heist in the Gayborhood. A painting artist Natalie Hope McDonald donated to the William Way […]

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Philly Party People Team Up for Prolific IndiGoGo Bash

Whether we’re at odds about Pride, or listening to drag queens bicker about who reigns supreme over what bar, sometimes it seems like Philly’s LGBT community is […]

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SEXx Philly to Demystify The Stigma of Blowjobs, Hookup Culture, More

Did you know May is National Masturbation Month? Although you won’t find any cards at Hallmark to commemorate the holiday, you can celebrate in a […]

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Philly to Host America’s First LGBT Jazz Festival

Put your jazz hands up! Thanks to a grant from the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, William Way Community Center is set to make history […]

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EXCLUSIVE: 2014 William Way Indigo Ball Details

Mark your calendars: G Philly has exclusive information on this year’s Indigo Ball, one of Philadelphia’s most exclusive and anticipated fundraising events that benefits the […]

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WEEKEND ROUNDUP: LGBT Health Fair, HEROES 2014, Philly’s First Queer
Latin Party, and More

Get physical at this year’s LGBT Health Fair PrideFit. The free health summit promises to keep you in shape with TEDx-esque presentations, food and drink samples, […]

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William Way Gears Up for an Ambitious Year of Firsts

There was an undeniable sense of excitement in the air at the William Way Center last evening when, at the public Board of Directors’ meeting, […]

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7 Gay Things to Do in Philly This Week: Queer Media Activism Series, Songbird Returns, Shut Up and Dance, and More