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Voters to decide out incumbent’s fate

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Voters to decide out incumbent’s fate

Ryan Kasley    October 30, 2014

An openly gay Republican incumbent state legislator is fighting for his seat in a reelection campaign that is forcing his constituents to weigh their views on LGBTs against his strong...

Revisitng a pre-Stonewall LGBT sit-in

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Revisitng a pre-Stonewall LGBT sit-in

Ray Simon    October 30, 2014

The sit-in at Dewey’s, which occurred at a Philadelphia restaurant in the spring of 1965, is not as well known as the Stonewall Riots, but it deserves wider recognition.

Uncovering the alleged LGBT connection in the JFK assassination

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Uncovering the alleged LGBT connection in the JFK assassination

Tim Cwiek    October 30, 2014

In 1969, New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison prosecuted Clay Shaw for allegedly conspiring to kill President John F. Kennedy.

Hate-crimes bill moves forward in Philly, stalls in PA

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Hate-crimes bill moves forward in Philly, stalls in PA

Ryan Kasley    October 23, 2014

A bill that would instate a penalty for offenders who commit hate crimes against LGBT individuals in Philadelphia has moved one step closer towards becoming law in the city.

Conservative bishops not ready to ‘welcome’ gays

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Conservative bishops not ready to ‘welcome’ gays

Ryan Kasley    October 23, 2014

The final document issued from this year’s Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family contained language that was significantly colder in tone than the preliminary statement released last week.

D.A. admits to releasing redacted Morris document

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D.A. admits to releasing redacted Morris document

Tim Cwiek    October 23, 2014

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office last week released a document pertaining to the Nizah Morris case, and admitted it’s redacted.

Run for your life — and charity

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Run for your life — and charity

Ryan Kasley    October 23, 2014

A new Halloween-themed 3k “fun run” is coming to one of Philadelphia’s most historic cemeteries.

News briefing Oct. 24-30, 2014

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News briefing Oct. 24-30, 2014

Tim Cwiek    October 23, 2014

More depositions in police-brutality case Attorneys for Luis Berrios told a federal judge last week they intend to obtain additional depositions in his case.