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Kevin Burns (far right), executive director of ActionAIDS, welcomes diners and special guests Nancy Becker (from left), media and marketing director of 15 Minutes Inc.

On May 19, Philadelphians will go to the polls to nominate candidates for district attorney, city controller and numerous judicial benches.

In a unanimous vote April 30, Philadelphia City Council approved a resolution that urges the Pennsylvania House to approve a nondiscrimination bill that would extend protections to the LGBT community.

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.

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