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2017 Philly Pride Parade Winners

The most parade contingents ever!   The most vendors at Penn’s Landing ever!  The most attendees ever!  Our 29th PrideDay celebration  was an overwhelming success.  We especially thank the parade winners: Best Float–Urban Outfitters Best Non Profit Group — Attic Youth Best Business (non Bar) — PECO Best Vehicle — Wells Fargo Best Bar — […]

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Getting Into Penn’s Landing

There is always a crush to buy wristbands as the parade starts to arrive at the Great Plaza festival location.  Adding to the complications this year is the apparent closure of the staircase which led from the Market Street over pass to the parking lot below and then to the North gate along the river.  […]

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Keystone Pride Conference

The 3rd Annual Keystone LGBT Pride Conference will held in Harrisburg, Saturday, March 25.  Information on the event can be found Keystone Pride Events.  Our first two conferences were so successful that we outgrew both locations.  State Representative Brian Sims has secured us another space in Harrisburg so we have activated our page and the registration […]

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National Pride March

hilly Gay Pride has heard about the proposed LGBT March on Washington scheduled for Sunday, June 11, which conflicts with our Gay Pride Parade and Festival. We are working studiously to avoid the impact this would have on our local events. We have our Kick-Off Block Party on Friday, June 9, and the Dyke March […]

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OutFest 2016 a Phenomenal Success

Although it started out raining on your coordinators as we set up OutFest 2016, the day grew nicer and nicer and our unique celebration of National Coming Out Day was a phenomenal success.  We thank our coordinators, our volunteers, the 160+ organizations and vendors who partnered with us, our entertainers, and, of course, all those who came. We […]

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Recent Community Events

Given recent events, ICandy will have no outside presence during OutFest 2016. Philly Pride will not promote ICandy any further as a major sponsor. Unfortunately all printed matter has already been prepared. Philly will take any ICandy promotions off of our website

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OutProud winners

Philly Pride announces our 2016 OutProud Winners: Bebashi — OutProud Award Leon King II — Gilbert Baker National OutProud Award Sharon L. Cooks — Jaci Adams OutProud Transgender Award Robert Brisbon — Outstanding Youth We salute all our deserving winners.  Thank you for your service to our community.

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