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Pennsylvania is now more than one month into its fiscal year without a budget, and Mayor Nutter announced late last month that until the state government approves a spending plan and releases funds to city governments, the City of Philadelphia will cease payment to all its vendors, cutting off a major cash flow to most of the city’s HIV/AIDS service organizations.

Tyron Harvey (standing) welcomes guests to the Aug.

GLSEN seeks student leader

National student-advocacy organization Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network is accepting nominations for its first Student Advocate of the Year award.

The Scene, a monthly LGBT dance party, was cancelled abruptly last month after the Department of Licenses and Inspections temporarily shut down the establishment where it was scheduled to be held.

Peggy Trott, general manager of Hotel Palomar Philadelphia (left), and Philadelphia Gay Tourism Caucus president Tami Sortman mixed and mingled with 45 LGBT and ally business leaders at a PGTC reception welcoming Trott and her company to town July 28 at The Star Group.

LGBT grantmaking organization Sapphire Fund dispersed more than $20,000 in grants to several local organizations during a check presentation July 23 at the William Way LGBT Community Center.
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