Week in Review for January 11, 2019

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Week in Review for January 11, 2019

Kevin Fret, Openly Gay Latin Trap Artist, Is Shot and Killed in Puerto Rico

We are deeply saddened at the loss of openly gay Latin trap artist, Kevin Fret. Another member of our community gone far too soon.  Our hearts are with his loved ones. 

>>Read the New York Times Article

 

Mettathon fundraiser for PACTS

The five hour Silent LovingKindess (Metta) Mediation is tomorrow! All are welcome. Meditators of every experience level are welcome to join the sit at any time between 8am -1pm on January 12th. Feel free to come and go (quietly) as you please. All proceeds for this event, and the gofundme page supporting it, benefit Mazzoni Center is PACTS program - a community-based program for Trans and gender non-conforming youth and their families in the Philadelphia region. Those that attend the event are encouraged to make a donation (no amount is too small), but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.
 
Saturday, January 12th, 2019
8am-1pm
at A-Space (4722 Baltimore Ave., Phila, PA 19104)
 
Can't Make it?
 
 

Kinky Cupcakes Emergency needs Fundraiser is tonight! 

Kinky Cupcakes, our Emergency Needs Fundraiser is tonight!

Join us at Tabu Lounge & Sports Bar from 9PM to 2PM on the second floor for a memorable night of dancing, drag performances, burlesque, and more. Treat yourself to a naughty cakepop, a sensual cinnamon bun, or a suggestive suggested donation shot while partying the night away for a great cause. Performers include Zsa Zsa St. James, Lobstar Bisque, Turnpyke, and a special secret guest. Drag diva Venus Enlargement will be hosting the evening's entertainment in between a sexy set by DJ Una Bruja. Many sexy surprises are in store including a raffle for the cake-sitting experience of a lifetime.

The event is for supporters age 21+ and the cover is $5 at the door.

If you can't make it to the event, please consider supporting us online

>>Donate To The Emergency Needs Funds Here 

Dorothy Beam, LGBT-rights activist, passes at 94

Dorothy Beam, mother of Joseph Beam who wrote In the Life: A Black Gay Anthology, passed away at the age of 94. She became an fierce activist after the passing of her son in 1988 and dedicated the rest of her life to make sure that her son's work was never forgotten. Read more about Dorothy Beam dedication to her son in this Philadelphia INQUIRER Article.

>>Read the Philly.com Article