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City reacts to LGBTQ primary results

City reacts to LGBTQ primary results

Laura Smythe    May 23, 2019

Tuesday proved to be a difficult night for LGBTQ candidates in Philadelphia’s primary election. Tiffany Palmer, a lesbian who lives in Mount Airy, prevailed in the Court of Common Pleas judgeship...

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Stonewall 50 excitement

Mark Segal    May 23, 2019

Around the nation, people are beginning to notice something stirring in the LGBT community.

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Media Trail - 5/24/19

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Media Trail - 5/24/19

Larry Nichols    May 23, 2019

Court: Adoption agency can’t reject same-sex couples  A federal court says New York officials weren’t infringing on a Christian adoption agency’s religious freedom by requiring it to serve same-sex couples, reports...

International News - 5/24/19

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International News - 5/24/19

Larry Nichols    May 23, 2019

Mexican Consulates to perform same-sex marriages  Mexico’s foreign affairs secretary has instructed the country’s consulates throughout the world to allow all citizens — regardless of gender — to marry in their...

Nun speaks out for Equality Act

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Nun speaks out for Equality Act

Tim Cwiek    May 23, 2019

  Sr. Simone Campbell, a Catholic nun, says she disagrees with three high-ranking Catholic leaders who recently sent a letter to Congress in opposition to the Equality Act. The bill would...

Sims apologizes, ignites new outrage

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Sims apologizes, ignites new outrage

Victoria Brownworth    May 23, 2019

After hundreds of anti-abortion activists held a rally against him outside the Planned Parenthood clinic at 11th and Locust Street on May 10, pressure has been put on Rep. Brian...

Equality Act vote makes history

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Equality Act vote makes history

Victoria Brownworth    May 23, 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 the...

Road to Stonewall: Barbara Gittings

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Road to Stonewall: Barbara Gittings

Victoria Brownworth    May 23, 2019

  Barbara Gittings is one of the single most important figures in American LGBTQ history. Before Stonewall, Gittings was performing groundbreaking work for lesbian and gay people throughout the U.S. In one...

N.J. LGBT Elder Bill of Rights advances

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N.J. LGBT Elder Bill of Rights advances

Gary L. Day    May 23, 2019

A bill that would greatly enhance the rights of and the resources for LGBTQ elders passed its first major hurdle. The bill, S3484, the Bill of Rights for LGBT Older Adults...

Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus welcomes new director

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Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus welcomes new director

Laura Smythe    May 23, 2019

David Bielenberg will be the first-ever executive director in the organization’s 37-year history In his teen years, David Bielenberg sang in school musicals and church choirs. He later grew into the...

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