Philly Pride Presents is looking into changing the date for its upcoming Pride Parade and Festival. This potential change comes as the result of the National Pride March being held the same weekend in Washington, D.C.
Charles L. Cohen, a prominent Center City musician who attempted to have oral sex with an undercover officer posing as a 14-year-old boy on Craiglist, has been sentenced to six-23 months in county jail.
U.S. Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Bob Casey (D-Pa.), along with local LGBT leaders, addressed the landscape for LGBT rights under the new presidential administration during a local roundtable event last weekend.
Pastor Clarence Hayes was moved to action after hearing homophobic comments from Kim Burrell, a pastor at Love and Liberty Fellowship Church in Houston. Burrell recently stated, “That perverted homosexual spirit is a spirit of delusion and confusion and has deceived many men and women, and it has caused a strain on the body of Christ.”
This story has been updated to include comments from GALAEI Executive Director Nikki Lopez and OUTMuslim Founder/Director Sahar AliDeen.
Chants of “we are the people,” “black lives matter” and “queer lives matter” could be heard from Thomas Paine Plaza Thursday afternoon, as President Donald Trump visited the Republican Congressional Retreat blocks away to deliver a speech to the GOP about his political agenda.