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17 states and D.C. support city in foster-care dispute

17 states and D.C. support city in foster-care dispute

Tim Cwiek    October 18, 2018

Officials representing 17 states and the District of Columbia have filed an amicus brief in support of Philadelphia’s efforts to prevent LGBT bias within the city’s foster-care system.

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Pride will unite us or divide us

Mark Segal    October 18, 2018

There are people like Harvey Milk, Matthew Shepard and Barbara Gittings that give meaning to our fight for equality. And there is no truer image of that struggle for equality...

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Tea with no shade

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Tea with no shade

Rebecca Huff    October 18, 2018

An Ohio couple has revived the tradition of Sunday tea dances, creating a safe space for a new generation. A gloomy, rainy Sunday in September couldn’t stop what was originally planned...

Frances Kellor and the birth of multiculturalism

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Frances Kellor and the birth of multiculturalism

Victoria Brownworth    October 18, 2018

Few topics in American politics under President Trump elicit more controversy than immigration. The same was true in early 20th-century America, when waves of immigrants flooded Ellis Island, causing fears...

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Visible violence: Gender, transphobia and the hidden assault on trans women

Antar Bush    October 18, 2018

We live in a world that tells so many people they are not enough. I am here to tell everyone reading this article: You are. Especially our trans women in...

ACLU of Delaware to award posthumous honor to Steve Elkins

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ACLU of Delaware to award posthumous honor to Steve Elkins

Fay Jacobs    October 11, 2018

Since 1985, ACLU-Delaware’s Kandler Memorial Awards Dinner has recognized those Delawareans who have committed their lives to the fight for civil rights and liberties.

Stop calling the cops

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Stop calling the cops

Kenyon Farrow    October 11, 2018

When it comes to HIV disclosure, it’s time to stop involving the police When I see films or documentaries about the early days of the AIDS epidemic that focus on the...

Day in the Life of an HIV patient receives a boost with MANNA meals

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Day in the Life of an HIV patient receives a boost with MANNA meals

Suzannah Cavanaugh    October 11, 2018

William Harper sits in a leather recliner facing the TV. His back is to the refrigerator; his walker is within arm’s reach.

Artists find new haven at LGBTQ open mic

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Artists find new haven at LGBTQ open mic

Adriana Fraser    October 11, 2018

An urban farm in Philadelphia hosted its first open mic as participants performed spoken-word poetry and music to highlight visibility and representation for LGBTQ artists of color in entertainment.

Reminiscing on the perfect 10: Mother Stacey Lee Blahnik

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Reminiscing on the perfect 10: Mother Stacey Lee Blahnik

Antar Bush    October 11, 2018

Stacey Lee, best known as Mother Stacey Blahnik, was a light that shined in the ballroom community and outside it. Stacey was a beacon of hope, and will always be...

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