Letters to the Editor

Once again, Philadelphia has come out on top of the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index, which is especially appropriate in light of the progress made this year on Council Jim Kenney’s LGBT-rights bill, as well as SEPTA’s removal of gender stickers (which was influenced by a City Council resolution calling for the policy change).

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Editor’s note: Mayor Michael Nutter recently declined to sever Philadelphia’s ties with Sister City Nizhny Novgorod, Russia’s fifth-largest city, which last year adopted a law banning LGBT propaganda.

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To the editor:

We are the Sex Worker Outreach Project (SWOP)-Philadelphia, the local chapter of SWOP USA, a movement fighting for the fundamental human rights of people in the sex trade, ending violence and stigma through advocacy and education.

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To the Editor:

Mark Segal’s recent columns have brought together the history of the fight against intolerance and this year’s acknowledgement of acceptance by the U.

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In response to “SEPTA to drop gender markers next month,” June 7-13:

I am writing in response to Angela Thomas’ excellent story about the removal of the irrational gender marker stickers on SEPTA’s ironically named trans passes.

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