Dr. Billie Swiggard of the Mazzoni Center
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnYs43APRDc Meet Dr. Billie Swiggard, an infectious disease physician, and
PA Senator Doug Mastriano’s Plan to Ban Drag Shows
Republican Pennsylvania State Senator Doug Mastriano recently announced his plan to introduce legislation that would effectively ban Drag Queens at pride events across the Commonwealth, including Philadelphia Pride
‘Meet Me at Dawn’
Excited to announce the American premiere of Meet Me at Dawn by award-winning Scottish playwright Zinnie Harris! Directed by Sam Tower and starring Hannah Gold and Jackie Soro. Don’t miss out on this mysterious and mystical tale of love and grief.
The Real Friends of Weho: A Missed Opportunity
As a member of the LGBTQ community, representation matters and the premiere of MTV’s new show “The Real Friends of Weho” falls short in that aspect. The cast may be diverse, but where’s the evidence of that diversity on screen? The drama feels too familiar and low stakes, and it’s a missed opportunity for fresh, new perspectives in unscripted television
Photos: OutNightOut @ The Mulberry
To kick off 2023, OurNightOut partnered with The Mulberry for January’s Our Night Out. Thank you,you, everyone who came out. They raised $1,322.04 for the DVLF.
Photos courtesy of Kelly Burkhardt
M3gan: The Fiercest and Fabulous Robot Slay Queen to Grace the Horror Genre
M3gan has taken the internet by storm and it’s easy to see why. Not only is she a fierce and fabulous robot doll, but she also knows how to work a room (or a blood-splattered one, as the case may be). Plus, who wouldn’t love a character that can twerk and murder in one swift motion? It’s no wonder Megan Thee Stallion herself gave the trailer her seal of approval. But the real question is, does M3gan’s reign as a queer icon hold up now that the movie is out?
Broadway smash musical Jagged Little Pill at the Academy of Music
Famed artist Alanis Morissette’s 1995 record Jagged Little Pill became a Broadway musical on December 5, 2019, according to Playbill. Jagged Little Pill was nominated for 15 Tony Awards, winning two in 2021. The cast recording has also won a Grammy Award. Jagged Little Pill the Musical will be at Philadelphia’s Academy of Music until January 15.
Best Blog of 2022
Honey, it’s been quite the year for PhillyGayCalendar! We’ve been serving up all the tea on everything from pride parades to Gunnar’s sizzling performances. And let’s not forget all the major events happening in BOS Philly – we’ve got the inside scoop on the hottest concerts and fundraisers. But the theater, darling. The theater. We’ve seen some truly incredible productions and had the pleasure of sharing our reviews with all of you.
New Year, New Goals: Five Resolutions
As we welcome in the new year, it’s a great time to reflect on the past year and set goals for the year ahead. In this blog post, we explore five resolutions that may be particularly relevant for gay men, including prioritizing self-care, strengthening relationships, advocating for LGBTQ+ rights, taking on new challenges, and being more mindful.
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery Review
I was absolutely thrilled to see Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery. Not only does it feature a talented cast, a thrilling plot, and stunning locations, but it also has the added bonus of LGBTQ+ representation.
Joy, the Musical, at George Street Playhouse
Joy, the Musical is now onstage at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC) until December 30.