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Philly AIDS Thrift On-Site HIV Testing Center

Philly AIDS Thrift now has a rapid HIV testing center RIGHT IN OUR STORE!

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Philly AIDS Thrift @ Giovanni's Room

PhillyAIDSThrift@Giovanni's Room (12th and Pine) brings America's oldest Gay and Lesbian bookstore back to life and expands it to include something for everyone. We're just the most charming and unique store in Center City now.

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  • The Day After Our Independence…

    Posted on by site-manager

    …and took a vacation to the sunny California town of San Francisco.  It had been abused and banged around so much it was cracking up, going loco and just downright annoyed at all the tourists.  To celebrate this momentous and rare occasion of the mythical vacation for America’s hardest working bell we’re offering 25% OFF ANYTHING you buy in our store.



    Ding, Dong.

    Rutles Invade Earth!

    Posted on by site-manager

    You think you know the truth? Well, there’s nothing like a questionable glance to show you the REAL and ABSOLUTE truth of what happened on March 22, 1959.  On that day, the true emperors of RockNRoll, the Rutles landed on Earth and took the world by squall, with a feat that had never ever been done before, not ever.  To celebrate this earth shattering event, we will give you 25% OFF ANYTHING you buy that day if you tell us who your favorite Rutles is Nasty or Stig or Dirk or Barry?

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    Here’s your history lesson:

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    Flesh, Trash or Heat?

    Posted on by site-manager

    We’re celebrating your new favorite filmmaker’s birthday, Paul Morrissey, director of Warhol’s Presents films Heat and Flesh and Trash starring actor Joe D’Allesandro.  Come to our store on Tuesday, February 23rd and tell us which one you prefer to “netflix and chill” to and receive 25% off ANYTHING you buy that day.



    Here’s his film HEAT in it’s entirety on Youtube for FREE: