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Parade Winners 2016

Best Float:  Urban Outfitters Best Non-Profit Group:  William Way LGBT Community Center Best Business (Non Bar):  Comcast Best Vehicle:  Comcast Best Bar:  Boxers Best Female Impersonator:  ONeals Lucky Charms Beast Twosome or Small Group:  P.U.R.E. Philadelphia Best Individual:  Miss Gay New Jersey Best Pet or Animal Group: “PAWS” Phila. Animal Welfare Society Best Theme:  TD […]

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PrideDay Reflections

Our 28th PrideDay parade and festival was our biggest and best ever, and, although we worked ceaselessly to minimize lines, they were long because of the sheer number trying to participate (a new record to be sure).  Some of our coordinators were on the street as early as 5:30 a.m., and some had not gotten […]

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28th Annual PrideDay Celebration

Our 28th PrideDay LGBT Pride Parade and Festival is this Sunday, June 12.  We have the most parade contingents EVER in our history.  We have the most festival vendors/participants EVER in our history.  The entertainment, headlined by Deborah Cox, is just stellar and will keep you entertained for hours.  The parade starts in the heart […]

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G.O.A.L. Declines Grand Marshal Award

Greater Philadelphia Gay Officer Action League (GOAL) was chosen by Philly Pride as one of our Grand Marshals for the 2016 LGBT Pride Parade on June 12, 2016.   After opposition was voiced by disparate individuals and groups, the executive director and several coordinators from Philly Pride met with “Philadelphia Against Police as Pride Grand Marshals 2016” […]

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Headliner Deborah Cox

Deborah Cox, R&B singer, songwriter, Broadway star will be headlining a stellar cast of entertainment for the Gay Pride Festival, June 12, 2016. She has 11 #1 hits, including “Nobody’s Supposed to Be Here.” Cox provided vocals for the 2015 Whitney Houston biopic, “Whitney,” which was directed by Angela Basset.  Beginning in the fall of 2016, Cox will […]

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Our 2016 Festival Headliner

Our entertainment lineup is finished and you can access it through the blue button.  Our headliner is a wonderful singer, songwriter, and Broadway star who will be revealed by PGN — Philadelphia Gay News — so stay tuned to http://epgn.com.  As soon as PGN publishes its interview, we will post the headliner’s name and brief […]

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Keystone Pride Calendar

Following on the success of our Keystone Conference, March 20, 2016, Philly Pride has listed all the various gay pride events in Pennsylvania and the Delaware Valley area on our webpage.  It is listed under “Events” and then as “Keystone Pride Calendar.”  A significant number of Philadelphians travel to New York for its gay pride […]

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Gov. Wolf to Address Keystone Conference

Because of a scheduling conflict, State Representative Brian Sims will not be able to attend the Keystone Conference on Sunday.  However, Representative Sims was able to get a remarkable substitute, and Hon. Tom Wolf, the Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, will be stopping by to talk to the assembled pride coordinators and will do […]

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Lodging for Pride/Outfest

Philly Pride is happy to add Sonesta Philadelphia as a corporate sponsor. The Sonesta, located at 1800 Market Street, a short walk from the Gayborhood, has been completely refurbished and is really a gorgeous place to stay if you are attending PrideDay or Outfest and need lodging. The special booking rate for PrideDayis here and […]

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Keystone Pride Conference 2016

First event for Philly Pride will be the 2016 Keystone Pride Conference, Sunday, March 20, 2016, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.  Details on our Keystone Pride events page.  We expect every Pennsylvania gay pride group to attend as well as several out-of-state attendees.  We continue to separate ourselves from our fellow Pride groups because of the anti-trans provisions […]

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