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‘Love Wins’ in new documentary about N.J. couple

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‘Love Wins’ in new documentary about N.J. couple

Gary Kramer    May 26, 2016

“Love Wins” is a sweet documentary short that chronicles the lives and relationship of Emily Sonnessa and Janice Lobravico through interviews and photographs. The film will have its world premiere...

Subcommittees forming for Philly Creating Change

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Subcommittees forming for Philly Creating Change

Paige Cooperstein    May 25, 2016

Local co-chairs for Creating Change in Philadelphia said at a meeting May 23 that they would like 75 people to join 16 subcommittees. About 20 people attended the first host...

LGBT workplace summit heading to Philly in 2017

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LGBT workplace summit heading to Philly in 2017

Paige Cooperstein    May 25, 2016

Philadelphia has $20-million worth of LGBT conferences coming to the city next year, according to the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau.

FIGHT returns to presenting individual summits for AIDS Education Month

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FIGHT returns to presenting individual summits for AIDS Education Month

Paige Cooperstein    May 25, 2016

Attendees to AIDS Education Month events in June will again have three summit options, in addition to the smaller outreach activities. Everything is free and open to the public.

State agency: SEPTA should adhere to city antibias laws

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State agency: SEPTA should adhere to city antibias laws

Tim Cwiek    May 25, 2016

In a legal filing this week, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission expressed support for the city's position that SEPTA should comply with the city's LGBT-inclusive antibias law.

40 Years Ago in PGN: May 27-June 2, 2016

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40 Years Ago in PGN: May 27-June 2, 2016

Paige Cooperstein    May 25, 2016

Berks Co. activists pushing for housing rights Adapted from reporting by Kevin Smith

Protective order issued in Farnese corruption case

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Protective order issued in Farnese corruption case

Tim Cwiek    May 25, 2016

A federal judge has issued a protective order in the case of state Sen. Larry M. Farnese, Jr. (D-First Dist.), who’s accused of bribing a constituent to ensure his 2011...

Philadelphia FIGHT target of protest

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Philadelphia FIGHT target of protest

Paige Cooperstein    May 25, 2016

Former employees of Philadelphia FIGHT, an AIDS service organization, delivered a letter May 18 to the executive director demanding equal compensation for black and brown workers, especially bilingual ones; a...