Giovanni’s Room 50 Years: Liberation Through Media

Event Details

Event Date

Event Date: Thursday, August 3, 2023

Event Time

Event Time: 6:00 PM - to 8:00 PM

Event Description




 Thursday, August 3rd (6pm-8pm) at @waygayphilly
for: Giovanni’s Room 50 Years: Liberation Through Literature Event.

Giovanni’s Room is the longest running LGBTQ+ bookstore in the US!
Meet the founders and pioneers who created and nurtured this important community hub.

There will be a wine and light fare reception, followed by a panel discussion with Giovanni’s Room folks, past and present: Tom Wilson Weinberg, PAT Hill, Arleen Olshan, Ed Hermance and, Leeb Owen. Peruse the historic archives of Giovanni’s Room 50 Years.

WXPN’s Producer and on-air host @djrobertdrake will lead and record the discussion, with time reserved audience questions. Be a part of history! Join us in honoring and celebrating this milestone in our community.

This is a FREE event and will be held in the Ballroom at William Way LGBTQ+ Community Center 1315 Spruce Street

Location Details

William Way LGBT Center

Address for William Way LGBT Center

1315 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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