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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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JocksPHL is now ‘Level Up’!

The small bar at  1330 Walnut Street has gone under a lot of changes and it’s changing again. It’s new name is ‘Level Up‘ It started as BoxerPHL in 2014, as part of the set of Boxers bars from NYC. With two successful locations in New York City (one in Chelsea and one in Hell’s…

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JocksPHL accused of transphobia

UPDATE: Jocks PHL has released a revised apology letter A recent post to social media from Donyx Rivers has raised some eyebrows. In that video, Donyx has alleged behavior from the management of JocksPHL Donyx alleged the management often misgendered staff and customers. They also were allegedly quotes as saying “I have my one trans person,…

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Philly AIDS Thrift Announces $200,000 in Grants

Philly AIDS Thrift is pleased to award $200,000 this spring to 24 organizations and programs focused on HIV prevention and care, as well as for support people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in the Delaware Valley. This support has been more important than ever as non-profits throughout Philadelphia and across the country have been…

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Big Gay Ice Cream Closes

FROM Big Gay Ice Cream: “With great sadness, but with no regrets,” Bryan and Doug have decided that Big Gay Ice Cream will not be reopening its East Village and Philadelphia locations.125 East 7th Street was our first shop and where Big Gay Ice Cream became more than just our summer hobby. Big Gay Ice…

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The 15th Annual Juried Art Exhibition

2020 has been fraught with incredible challenges and loss. While  this is something unique for many, the Queer community has been through moments like this before. And so we are uniquely equipped to address  this moment. We have always redefined parameters of time and space. Our embrace of failure, resilience and resistance is our strength,…

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