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Philadelphia is one of nine new cities across the nation that, last month, started offering the radio broadcast of Channel Q, an LGBTQ-oriented station operated by Entercom, the second-largest radio company in the United States. 

Rapper Lil Nas X’s mega-popular “Old Town Road” remix held the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for a record-breaking 19 weeks, up until mid-August. 

Twelve weeks into his top-slot reign, the hip-hop artist came out as gay via Twitter on June 30, the final day of Pride month. 

A local engagement project focused on finding solutions to issues that affect diverse communities through facilitated conversations kicked off its third year on Friday.

The project centered on the Greater Philadelphia area, On the Table Philly, came from a collaboration between the Philadelphia Foundation, a philanthropic organization that provides more than 1,000 grants and scholarships annually, and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, a national group that invests in journalism and the arts to promote democracy. 


Philadelphia Gay News is one of more than 20 news organizations producing Broke in Philly, a solutions-oriented collaborative reporting project on poverty and Philadelphia's push for economic justice.


Applying to jobs is often stressful. But for AJ Kingsbury there’s an extra layer of anxiety — one where “you can feel your insides curl.”

Second French game in three days halted after homophobic banners

A second French league game in three days was interrupted due to banners deemed homophobic as Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) beat Metz 2-0 Aug. 30.

LA police probe transgender women bar removal as hate crime

The Fresno Bee reported Los Angeles police are investigating the aggressive removal of a group of transgender women from a bar as a possible hate crime.

Department spokesman Officer Jay Chaves said Aug. 26 a complaint was filed with police and that the matter is “in the hands of detectives.”

A massive new study indicates sexual orientation cannot be predicted by a single "gay gene" as previously pondered but genetics do play a role in sexual orientation. 

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation recognized Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Temple University Hospital, Penn Medicine, Mazzoni Center, Einstein Medical Center-Philadelphia and other Philadelphia-area health care facilities as "LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leaders" and "Top Performers."

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