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LGBTQ: Drew By Day, Drag By Night

LGBTQ: Drew By Day, Drag By Night

When the sun goes down, the transformation of Drew Gaver begins. “I started drag, in earnest, about three years ago,” said Gaver, who performs as BEV. “I dabbled around with just kind of goofing off with friends for about a year or two before that, but in terms of actually performing and being here in […]

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Center City: How Franky Bradley’s Drag Show is Changing the Game

Center City: How Franky Bradley’s Drag Show is Changing the Game

It has only been seven months since Franky Bradley’s opened its doors and already the restaurant and bar has been making a mark on the rainbow crosswalk-streets in the Gayborhood. Formerly known as Sisters Nightclub, the only lesbian bar in Philadelphia’s gay-friendly corridor, the Franky Bradley’s had big shoes to fill. They haven’t disappointed. On the […]

 

Newbold: Five Gay Men Keeping Residence in the Neighborhood

Newbold: Five Gay Men Keeping Residence in the Neighborhood

Philadelphia at large is hardly a closeted town. Rainbows mark the city’s Gayborhood street signs as symbols for LGBT-friendly businesses, and it has earned an overall progressive reputation on the national level. Last fall, it nabbed a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2013 Municipal Equality Index Scorecard and just last month, Comcast received […]