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This year marks the 30th anniversary of Philadelphia Pride. Over the last three decades, Pride Day has evolved from a small, impromptu march to the largest LGBTQ celebration in the region. Today, Pride offers more inclusive spaces to commemorate past LGBTQ victories while highlighting an ever-expanding spectrum of sexual orientations and identities.

Independent Business Alliance will host a Pride Brunch at Cuba Libre 1-3 p.m. June 10, giving Pride-goers a break from the festivities and the elements to network with members.

Three new transgender-rights bills to pass in New Jersey State

The New Jersey State Assembly gave final legislative approval last week for three transgender-rights bills. Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to sign the bills, which impact how gender identity appears on certain records.

Tattooed Mom’s other-worldly green interior will host a full roster of queer small-business owners selling self-made goods that range from occult objects, tinctures and tchotchkes to trans portrait prints and Pride-positive embroidery hoop art.

Philly Queer Bazaar on Saturday, June 2, is a free event organized for the second time by Kisha Robinson, a queer person of color, and an artisan herself. Robinson runs Bomani Apparel, a handmade clothing company, also on the vendor’s list for Saturday’s bazaar.

Last week’s cuts to queer Latinx social-justice organization Galaei’s Trans Equity Project, a sexual-health and HIV-counseling program serving Philadelphia’s trans community, will not be reversed, said interim director Francisco Cortes.

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