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Trans Like Me: Conversations for All of Us

Cn Lester

A personal and culture-driven exploration of the most pressing questions facing the transgender community today, from a leading activist, musician, and academic

Grey Gardens Event!

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July 19, 2018

Philly AIDS Thrift @ Giovanni’s Room presents the 1975 cult classic Grey Gardens on the big screen for a unique viewing experience with cast member Jerry Torre, author of The Marble Faun of Grey Gardens. Watch Big Edie and Little Edie, the aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy, lead their eccentric lives in their mansion in East Hampton, New York. General admission guests will experience the screening and receive a copy of The Marble Faun of Grey Gardens written by Torre and his co-author Tony Maietta. VIP guests will enjoy a meet and greet with the authors, an autographed copy of The Marble Faun of Grey Gardens, and complimentary refreshments.


William Way Rainbow Reading Book Club

Wednesday, July 18 - 6:00 PM
Join the William Way Rainbow Reading Book Club! Get the book of the month at Philly AIDS Thrift @ Giovanni’s Room and receive a 10% discount! The book for this month is Jazz Moon by Joe Okonkwo! “A passionate, alive, and original novel about love, race, and jazz in 1920s Harlem and Paris–a moving story of traveling far to find oneself.”–David Ebershoff, author of The Danish Girl and The 19th Wife

Best Seller


Tommy Pico

Building on IRL and Nature Poem – Tommy Pico’s Junk is a book-length break-up poem that explores the experience of loss and erasure – both personal and cultural.

Book of the Week

Kamikaze Boys

Jay Bell

From the author of Something Like Summer… True love is worth fighting for. My name is Connor Williams and people say I’m crazy. But that’s not who I am. They also think I’m straight, and mean, and dangerous. But that’s not who I am. The stories people tell, all those legends which made me an outsider-they don’t mean a thing. Only my mother and my younger brother matter to me. Funny then that I find myself wanting to stand up for someone else. David Henry, that kind-of-cute guy who keeps to himself, he’s about to get his ass beat by a bunch of dudes bigger than him. I could look away, let him be one more causality of this cruel world… But that’s not who I am. Kamikaze Boys, a Lambda Award winning novel, is a story of love triumphant as two young men walk a perilous path in the hopes of saving each other.

New Local Releases


Jerome L Whitehead

Groomed tells the story of abuse and how it changed the trajectory of who the author would have been. The story is told from the perspective of a thirteen-year-old victim and a fifty-five-year-old survivor.

More Color, More Pride: Pride Gear!

Show your pride with this Philly Pride Gear!
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T-shirts are available in seven sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL, 2X, and 3X.

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