Street Talk

What are you grateful for this Thanksgiving?

Chad Adams
musician | West Philadelphia
"My music. I play the mandolin and banjo. I don't make a lot of money but enough to scrape by. At least I'm doing something I love. My music gives me a chance to make new friends. I'm grateful for that."
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What would be a fitting way for Philadelphia to honor Edie Windsor?

Anthony Hillanbrand
student | South Philadelphia
"She could get a street named after her. There's a lot of streets in Philly that nobody cares about; you could replace the current name of the street with her name. Nobody would complain. Naming a street for her would be fitting. She fought for an important cause."
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Should the city release the name of a police officer who kills someone in the line of duty?

Tiffany Ferriola
nurse | South Philadelphia
"Yes. I can see both sides of the story, but I think we need transparen-cy, consider-ing all the killings that are happening. It seems like every other day, you turn on the news and somebody has died [due to police], for no reason."
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Should Philadelphia have a trans crosswalk?

Hannah Herrera
restaurant manager | Gayborhood
"I have no problem with it. I don't see why anyone else should have a problem with it. I think it would be a very nice show of support for the trans community. They're having a difficult time under the Trump administration."
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Who's your favorite LGBT television character?

Kelly Haggerty
clerk | Gayborhood
“Titus Andromedon from ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.’ It’s a goofy show but he’s really funny. He takes everything to the extreme. He does parodies that always make me laugh. I’ve binge-watched that show.”
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