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Equality Act Vote Makes History

Equality Act Vote Makes History

Victoria Brownworth    May 17, 2019

"I now commend the bill to the House and the House to history." So ended the four-hour debate on the House floor on the most important civil rights legislation since...

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Should Brian Sims resign?

Mark Segal    May 16, 2019

  I asked this question on my personal Facebook page, and the results were interesting. An overwhelming number of people said that Rep. Brian Sims should not resign, and most...

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Conservatives align against Equality Act

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Conservatives align against Equality Act

Victoria Brownworth    May 16, 2019

With President Trump and other conservatives in strong opposition, the Equality Act is no nearer passage than it was before Democrats regained the House in the November 2018. A House...

New national conference brings Latinx, queer issues to Philly

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New national conference brings Latinx, queer issues to Philly

Erin Moran    May 16, 2019

 Since its founding five years ago, Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement, an organization that advocates for queer Latinx communities, has been working on the ground to educate, organize and ultimately...

International News - 5/17/19

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International News - 5/17/19

Larry Nichols    May 16, 2019

New wave of Chechnya gay abuse Gay men are being detained and tortured in the Russian republic of Chechnya reported Human Rights Watch.

Mental-health legislation introduced in House

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Mental-health legislation introduced in House

Tim Cwiek    May 16, 2019

 State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta (D-181st Dist.) recently announced plans to introduce legislation aimed at placing more mental-health providers in Pennsylvania’s public schools to prevent bullying and suicide.

Annual conference provides platform for LGBTQ youth

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Annual conference provides platform for LGBTQ youth

A.D. Amorosi    May 16, 2019

LGBTQ student leaders from across the city hope to empower and educate GSAs and area learning centers to build community, share resources and knowledge, and create safer middle and high...

The Road to Stonewall: Anita Cornwell

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The Road to Stonewall: Anita Cornwell

Victoria Brownworth    May 16, 2019

Anita Cornwell had been an out lesbian for more than two decades when Stonewall happened. She had wandered the small streets of Greenwich Village in the 1940s-1950s and had written...

LGBTQ candidates gratified by favorable bar association ratings

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LGBTQ candidates gratified by favorable bar association ratings

Tim Cwiek    May 16, 2019

  Tiffany Palmer and Henry Sias, two openly LGBTQ candidates for 10-year judgeships on Philadelphia Common Pleas Court, say they’re grateful to receive favorable ratings from the Philadelphia Bar Association. The bar...

Philly Pride announces 2019 performers

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Philly Pride announces 2019 performers

Larry Nichols    May 16, 2019

 Numerous performers from the worlds of music and comedy were announced this week as the 2019 Philly Pride festival headliners.

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