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Philly Pride Invites You to OutFest this Sunday

Philly Pride invites everyone to OutFest, our 25th anniversary celebration of National Coming Out Day.  Philadelphia was one of the first major cities to organize a N.C.O.D. event, and our event is the largest N.C.O.D. event in the world.  Over 150 partners will have booths.  Every business in the gayborhood will be doing something special.  […]

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Phila. Freedom Band gets OutProud Award

Phila. Freedom Band will be awarded the 2015 “OutProud” Award.  The Phila. Freedom Band was formed in the 1980’s, was dormant for about a decade, and has revived and grew into the ensemble that performs today.  Their core group is a concert band which performs concerts twice a year.  The group’s marching band  has performed […]

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And Then I Danced

Mark Segal, the publisher of Phila. Gay News, will have the first public unveiling of his memoir, “And Then I Danced” at OutFest.  Mark has been a good friend of Phila. Pride since its inception and we are happy and honored that he will be at OutFest to show his book for the first time.

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2015 OutFest Application Available

The application for OutFest 2015, Sunday, October 11, 2015, is now available by clicking the purple link on our home page.  It will bring you to a page where you can download and print out our application which you will have to mail in with the check or call our office with credit card information.  […]

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Rainbow Crosswalks Dedication

The rainbow crosswalks recently installed at 13th and Locust Streets will be dedicated 1:00 p.m., Sunday, July 5, at the commencement of the Annual Reminders Block Party (noon to 6 p.m.)  They will be dedicated to those gay pioneers who picketed at Independence Hall annually from July 4, 1965 until July 4, 1969.  Both American history […]

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2015 Parade Winners

Best Bar (I Candy), Best Business (Independence Blue Cross), Best Non-Profit (Galaei), Best Float (Woody’s/Voyeur), Best Vehicle (Bebashi), Best Female Impersonator (Navaya Shay), Best Individual (D. Bruce Hanes, Register of Wills Montco), Best Duet or Small Group (LGBT Hindus), Best Performance (Attic Youth), Best Theme (Liberty City Drags and Burlesque), Best Public Statement (Phila. Police Recruitment), […]

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