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Chief Inspector James Tiano, who served as the liaison between the LGBT community and Philadelphia Police for the past 12 years, is retiring at the end of the month, and his role will be filled by a longtime veteran who pledged to carry on his predecessor’s commitment to ensuring the safety of all LGBT Philadelphians.

According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 200,000 Americans are currently unaware they’re living with HIV, and local HIV/AIDS service organizations are planning a host of events next week to reduce that figure.

Throughout the summer, local seniors will have the chance to complete a survey that will assist both LGBT and mainstream agencies in becoming better equipped to handle the needs of the elder sexual-minority population.

New bar to give back

The Gayborhood’s newest LGBT club recently announced the launch of a weekly event to benefit area nonprofits.

The following incidents in the Midtown Village and Washington Square West areas were reported to the Sixth Police District between June 2-13.

Although it wasn’t always sunny in Philly last weekend, as this year’s Pride theme suggested, the rain wasn’t able to keep away the thousands of LGBTs and allies who converged at Penn’s Landing to show their pride.

Although it wasn’t always sunny in Philly last weekend, as this year’s Pride theme suggested, the rain wasn’t able to keep away the thousands of LGBTs and allies who converged at Penn’s Landing to show their pride.

The race for the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor was too close to call for more than a week, but when former Philadelphia City Controller Jonathan Saidel officially conceded late last month, state Rep.

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