The 20th Anniversary Equality Forum Philadelphia Returns May 3-6 With Panels, Parties And An Art Exhibit

SundayOUT! at the Piazza at Schmidts is the region’s largest GLBT street festival, just one of the Equality Forum events. (Photo courtesy Equality Forum)

The 20th annual Equality Forum, the largest national and international GLBT civil rights summit, returns in Philadelphia beginning May 3, featuring parties, 25 panels and special programs designed to promote GLBT civil rights.

The International Equality Dinner is at the National Museum of American Jewish History this year on Saturday, May 5, honoring Houston Mayor Annise Parker with the 17th annual International Role Model Award and NBCUniversal with the 10th annual International Business Leadership Award. Get tickets, $200, online.

And, of course, SundayOUT! at The Piazza is back on Sunday, May 6, noon-7 p.m., with seven hours of Jumbotron and live entertainment, featuring singing sensation Neon Hitch, Israeli pop star Shorty, drag performer Osher Sabag, Israeli DJ’s and Fuego Dance Company.

Be sure to check out the 13th Annual Gay and Lesbian Art Exhibit on display all week at the Gershman Y.

Check out a full schedule online.

Equality Forum 2012
When: May 3-6
Where: Sites throughout the city
Cost: Varies
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