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New Jersey leads region in LGBT-friendly campuses

New Jersey leads region in LGBT-friendly campuses

Paige Cooperstein    August 22, 2016

Three universities from New Jersey and two from Pennsylvania, including the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, have been named to a top-30 list published annually by the nonprofit Campus Pride.

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Black Lives Matter and the LGBT communit…

Mark Segal    August 24, 2016

In June, I had the pleasure of addressing the staff of the Democratic National Convention during a Gay Pride luncheon. As all speaking gigs go, I spoke about the issues...

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The Pirates of Penzance

8:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Randall Theatre at Temple University

A queer re-imagining of the masterpiece THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, this abridged adaptation of the classic work takes Gilbert and Sullivan's well-known topsy-turvy storytelling a step further, exploring...




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State Senate committee to hold hearings on antibias bills

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State Senate committee to hold hearings on antibias bills

Paige Cooperstein    August 25, 2016

Two months after a housing-nondiscrimination bill was stalled from reaching the state Senate floor, two committees have scheduled hearings seeking input on bills that would extend nondiscrimination protections in employment...

Temple recognized for LGBT inclusion in athletics

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Temple recognized for LGBT inclusion in athletics

Paige Cooperstein    August 25, 2016

Temple University Athletics this month received a gold-medal designation as an LGBT SportSafe institution. It also earned Founders Club membership, meaning the university is one of the first two in...

Judge blocks new trial for gay man’s killer

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Judge blocks new trial for gay man’s killer

Tim Cwiek    August 25, 2016

A federal judge has blocked a new trial for Richard R. Laird, who brutally killed gay artist Anthony V. Milano almost 30 years ago.

Day in the Life of: a bartender and ‘community-first’ event planner, Ashley Coleman

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Day in the Life of: a bartender and ‘community-first’ event planner, Ashley Coleman

Paige Cooperstein    August 25, 2016

Ashley Coleman slicked a lemon slice over the edge of a fresh stack of singles in the early part of her shift on a recent Wednesday night at Tavern on...

Gay man files complaint against children’s program

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Gay man files complaint against children’s program

Tim Cwiek    August 25, 2016

Colin Harris, a South Philadelphia gay man, has filed a complaint with the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations against Summit Children’s Program

Roommates regardless of gender: PA colleges promoting gender-inclusive housing

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Roommates regardless of gender: PA colleges promoting gender-inclusive housing

Paige Cooperstein    August 25, 2016

Sarah Gow moved into a quaint house in the 700 block of Main Street in Collegeville this week for the start of her junior year at Ursinus College. The English...

Inmate renews plea for medical expert

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Inmate renews plea for medical expert

Tim Cwiek    August 25, 2016

Kenneth J. Houck Jr., an openly gay inmate who was brutally assaulted five years ago, last month renewed his plea for a medical expert in his civil suit against the...

Physician files amended complaint against AIDS agency

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Physician files amended complaint against AIDS agency

Tim Cwiek    August 25, 2016

Dr. Emannuella Cherisme last week filed an amended complaint against AIDS Care Group, which contains additional details about alleged sexual harassment she endured at the agency.

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