Throughout the week also look forward to speed dating, a Broadway-themed brunch, a poetry slam, party nights and more.The festival closes out on April 27 with an all-day party at Raw’s outdoor courtyard featuring happy hour specials and finale events. LGBT filmmakers from around the world come to Philadelphia for the q Flix Festival to screen films at locations like the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (shown). Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia) Taking place a little earlier than usual in 2017, q FLIX Philadelphia welcomes independent LGBT filmmakers from around the globe to screen more than 70 films and attend celebrity-studded events.More about q FLIX Philadelphia Diners nosh for a great cause during Dining Out for Life.On Monday, April 21, the younger generation is invited out for a youth roundup complete with food, games, leadership discussions, a talent show and more.Friday, April 25 marks the kick-off party for the Penn Relays at the Holiday Inn at the Stadium which is set to offer guests food, drinks, raffle opportunities and more.This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Philly Black Gay Pride Festival, an annual fête that brings a slew of pride-building events to the Gayborhood and beyond.
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This year the role call includes everyone from hip-hop star Frank Ocean and Broadway legend Tallulah Bankhead to "iconoclastic comedian" Margaret Cho. The City of Philadelphia gets in on the festivities on Thursday, October 2nd, when Mayor Nutter, the City of Philadelphia Office of LGBT Affairs, and the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations will gather at City Hall to raise a rainbow flag alongside the American one.
The event will also serve as an opportunity to spotlight some of the year's biggest movers and shakers in the local LGBT community, including GALAEI, the Mazzoni Center, and Philadelphia Black Gay Pride, which, in particular, has seen quite a resurgence this year under the leadership of Vice President D'Ontace Keyes. In response to violence on the streets of Philly—and especially the Gayborhood—instructors from street defense team Israeli Krav Maga will host a self-defense class at Icandy.