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BOS Philly kicks off Philly’s first big party!

It has been a long year of COVID. Bars have closed, parties have been canceled and vacations have been ruined. BOS Philly, the premier citcuit producers have been dormant all year in compliance with CDC recommendations. But now, with the newest recommendations, Philly is OPENED as of June 11. To celebrate, BOS Philly presents PRIDE!…

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Philly should follow Pittsburgh’s example in support of LGBTQ businesses, says advocate

Pittsburgh is one of many cities proposing legislation bolstering LGBTQ businesses. A contributor to the effort says he thinks Philadelphia could benefit from a similar move. If the bill passes, Pittsburgh’s LGBTQ business owners would be able to register on the city’s online procurement platform and would gain access to business development and training opportunities.…

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Deja Alvarez also running for Brian Sims’ Seat

From the PGN LGBTQ community leader Deja Alvarez has announced a run for state representative of the 182nd district. Alvarez is the director of community engagement at World Healthcare Infrastructures and chairperson of the Philadelphia Police LGBT Liaison Committee. In 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, she founded a food program for undocumented immigrant families and other food…

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HEROES 2021

In recognition of the HEROES working to improve the lives of the LGBTQ+ community, DVLF has enlisted former honoree, Malcolm Kenyatta of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, to host this year’s ceremony. It is a virtual event being held on May 2, 2021. Your support for the event is invaluable to help DVLF fulfill our mission. You may…

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Vaccines at the William Way

The William Way LGBT Community Center is excited to partner with our friends at Philadelphia FIGHT to continue to get members of the LGBTQ+ communities vaccinated! We are currently registering members of Philadelphia’s LGBTQ+ communities for a vaccine event on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021. If you are an adult (age 18+) and live or work in Philadelphia please call us at…

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Jonathan Lovitz running for Brian Sims’ Seat

From the Philadelphia Gay News….. LGBTQ community leader Jonathan Lovitz announced on April 19 his candidacy for State Representative of the 182nd District seat. Lovitz has been the Senior Vice President of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce for the past five years. In 2020, he co-organized PhillyVoting.org, an initiative to strengthen voting in the Black and LGBTQ community.…

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William Way COVID-19 Clinic

The April 6 clinic is among the first pop-up vaccination events specifically geared toward queer and trans Philadelphians. William Way first opened slots last week to people who receive regular services at the community center. Though it’s been posting on social media and sharing via email, the center is still working to fill its 200…

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Bucks-Mont PRIDE 2021 Fundraiser

Help them make HISTORY with the first ever Bucks-Mont PRIDE Festival on July 18th from 1-6 pm. SAGA Community Center, Montgomery County’s LGBT+ center, and a program of The Welcome Project PA, will be hosting this long-overdue PRIDE Festival for residents of Montgomery and Bucks Counties, but we can’t do it without your help! Donate…

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