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Get to know your history in gay Philadelphia. Let us help you navigate the birthplace of independence and the home of Ben Franklin, as you explore one of the cultural, culinary, and artistic treasures of the East coast. Whether you're planning on exploring the Old City by foot, bar hopping in Washington Square by night, or losing yourself in the King of Prussia Mall, gay Philadelphia has endless opportunities. We'll show you where to stay for Philly Beer Week, where to park for an Eagles game, and where to find the best cheese steak in Midtown Village.

A Virtual Tour of Spooky Eastern State Penitentiary

Prisons are inherently scary, but few were ever built to terrorize criminals into remorse as much as the creepy Eastern State Penitentiary. 

Bouncer Punches Man Outside Gay Bar; Man Dies A Week Later

The victim's family said he had been in Philadelphia visiting friends.

Philadelphia Gay Bar Patrons Stunned With Impromptu Kacey Musgraves Performance

In town for a tour stop, the singer dropped into the Pennysalvania city's longest running queer piano bar. 

What You Missed at the 2021 Philadelphia Flower Show

Led by work from gay floral artist Jeff Leatham these horticultural designs are goreous.

Philadelphia Pride Group Disbands, Cancels Event Amid Controversy

Philly Pride Presents had been criticized for a transphobic Facebook post that cast police as victims in the Stonewall riots.

Last Chance to See Jeff Leatham's Floral Masterpiece in Philadelphia

The Four Seasons Hotels's gay artistic director has a gorgeous exhibit at PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, which ends soon.

Lil Nas X May No Longer Be Country: But These Black Cowboys Are

For Black cowboys – from inner-city Philly to small-town Texas – horses and riding are a way of life.

Watch Brian Sims Explain Philly Slang

Our favorite bear/politician gives us a crash course in the native tongue of Philadelphia.

10 Reasons to Visit Philadelphia

There's always a lot to love about Philly, we've just narrowed it down a bit.

Philadelphia Gay-Bashing Jury to Decide: Homophobic Thug or Innocent Bystander?

Philadelphia Gay-Bashing Jury to Decide: Homophobic Thug or Innocent Bystander?

As Kathryn Knott's trial begins, the prosecution and the defense offer contrasting pictures of her actions during an attack on two gay men.

Rainbow Crosswalks Come to Philadelphia

At the intersection of 13th and Locust streets, Philadelphia’s rainbow crosswalks in support of the LGBT community are being received positively by residents and business owners in the area.

The Controversy of the Walt Whitman Bridge

The bridge's '50s-era erection — which connects Gloucester City, NJ, and Philadelphia, PA — spawned 'homoerotic' versus 'homosexual' debate.

Four Day Celebration in Philly for 50th Anniversary of LGBT Civil Rights Fight

This Fourth of July will mark a half-century since gay and lesbian activists protested in front of Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell.

Nation's Oldest LGBT Bookstore Rescued from Closing

A buyer has stepped forward for the beloved Giovanni's Room in Philadelphia.

Nation's Oldest LGBT Bookstore to Close

Philadelphia's beloved Giovanni's Room only has a few weeks left.

LGBT Philly Takes Care of Its Own

Philadelphia cuts the ribbon on its first housing development for LGBT seniors.

Philadelphia, Seattle at Top of HRC's Equality Index

The Human Rights Campaign says Philadelphia and Seattle go above and beyond when it comes to providing a welcoming home and destination for LGBTs.

Philly Finds Success Marketing to LGBT Travelers

Philadelphia is no longer under the radar for LGBT travelers, thanks in part to to support from the city's mayor.

The Most Frightening Haunted Houses in America

From Philadelphia to New Orleans, the country's haunted houses are more innovative and frightening than ever.

VIDEO: Philadelphia Restores '87 Mural from Keith Haring

One of the only intact Keith Haring murals is getting restored thanks to the city of Philadelphia.