I'm Kenney Mencher. I'm an artist who left a tenured professorship in 2016 to pursue making art full time. This blog is about art, art history, with a emphasis on human rights. I make homoerotic art featuring bears, otters & other gay wildlife.
Pride Month Maker's Market Saturday, June 18 10 AM to 2 PM On the 2nd floor of Hyatt Centric Center City Philadelphia
Browse the wares of local LGBTIA+ artists and artisans, with locally made offerings such as jewelry, clothing, soaps, ceramics, stained glass and more!
Open to the public and free to attend.
Gone and For Ever, part of the Center’s HIV/AIDS memorialization project, Remembrance, includes an exhibition June 21-24and “going-home” ceremony June 25.
Conceived and directed by artist Alex Stadler, the piece brings together artists, musicians, and faith leaders to honor those lost to the AIDS epidemic in Philadelphia, and whose memories are in danger of being forgotten.
2022 Pride Power 100 Thursday June 2 from 6-8:30 PM at Cockatoo (208 S 13th St) Free with registration
Presented by City and State PA magazine, the Pride Power 100 list will debut in a special edition of City & State PA magazine recognizing and ranking the most influential figures in the LGBTQIA+ community in Pennsylvania.
Join in for a celebration in Philly as they acknowledge these remarkable individuals, including William Way's very own Executive Director, Christ Bartlett, and Director of Empowerment Programs and the Arcila-Adams Trans Resource Center, Darius McLean!
These are difficult times.
There's help there when you need it. Here are some useful resources:
Philadelphia Suicide and Crisis Intervention Hotline 215-686-4420