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PAC members view Morris records

A contingent of the city’s Police Advisory Commission visited the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office on April 30 to view additional records in the Nizah Morris homicide.

Planned Parenthood volunteers Nina Orris (from left), Jessa Goldstein and Michael Form encouraged passersby at Broad and Walnut streets to get themselves tested for sexually transmitted diseases April 28, one of the last days of National STD Awareness Month.

SPEEDING FORWARD: Calcutta House’s April 24 “Night Train to Calcutta” fundraising event brought together about 170 supporters of the HIV/AIDS housing organization, including event co-chairs Jody Marcell (from left), Elizabeth Nourian and Jill Demmy (far right) and Calcutta director of development and communications Heather Osborne.

Thousands of LGBT and ally individuals visited the city last week for the 10th annual Philadelphia Black Gay Pride.

Complaint against state police dismissed

The citizen’s complaint filed by William M.

Congregants of the Metropolitan Community Church of Philadelphia helped pack up boxes last weekend to assist with the church’s move out of its longtime home at the William Way LGBT Community Center.

As the mother of twin 2-1/2-year-old boys, Stephanie Haynes is no stranger to the importance of time management and good organizational skills — abilities she will be able to tap into in her new position as community coordinator for Philadelphia Family Pride.

OutFront!, an area organization dedicated to increasing the visibility and inclusion of the LGBT community in local government, closed down last month, but not before making a final contribution.

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