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.
Thursday, August 18, 2022
August 18, 2022
Photo of the Week
Our Executive Director, Chris Bartlett, takes the stage at FreePeople's Gather for Good event
Trans Art Mart’s winter market will be happening on Saturday, December 3rd, at Bok from 11AM to 5PM. They are looking for artists, crafters, and makers of all kinds!
Applications close September 15th at 11:59PM EST. It is free to apply and the vendor fee is on a sliding scale.
ICYMI - Gov. Wolf Signs Executive Order to Protect LGBTQIA+ Pennsylvanians from Conversion Therapy
“Conversion therapy is a traumatic practice based on junk science that actively harms the people it supposedly seeks to treat,” said Gov. Wolf. “This discriminatory practice is widely rejected by medical and scientific professionals and has been proven to lead to worse mental health outcomes for LGBTQIA+ youth subjected to it. This is about keeping our children safe from bullying and extreme practices that harm them.”
Outdoor Family Movie Night
Meet up with other Philadelphia Family Pride families at Clark Park in West Philly for a BYO picnic dinner starting at 6:30 PM followed by the Pixar movie Soul starting at sunset, around 8 pm.
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