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Candlelight vigil to honor the lives of trans people lost to violence

Candlelight vigil to honor the lives of trans people lost to violence

Jeremy Rodriguez    March 20, 2017

A local LGBT health and wellness organization will host a vigil at William Way LGBT Community Center this weekend to remember and celebrate the lives of seven transgender women who...

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The rise (and fall) of an LGBT miniserie…

Mark Segal    March 15, 2017

How many of you watched the ABC miniseries “When We Rise”? Not many, according to the ratings. 

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N.J. couple says police won't report hate crimes against them

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N.J. couple says police won't report hate crimes against them

Tim Cwiek    March 15, 2017

A New Jersey couple says neighbors are harassing them due to their race and sexual orientation, yet local police aren't reporting the incidents as hate crimes. 

Inmate cites alleged anti-LGBT censorship

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Inmate cites alleged anti-LGBT censorship

Tim Cwiek    March 15, 2017

An openly gay federal inmate says prison authorities have denied more than 50 requests he’s made for LGBT-themed reading materials.

Four to be honored at Black-Tie GayBINGO!

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Four to be honored at Black-Tie GayBINGO!

Jeremy Rodriguez    March 15, 2017

AIDS Fund’s monthly GayBINGO event will honor community contributions in a more formal setting this month with the 18th-annual Black-Tie GayBINGO! The March 25 event will feature cocktails, dinner, six...

Advocates, officials gather to support transgender students

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Advocates, officials gather to support transgender students

Beth Boyle    March 9, 2017

*Editor's note: This story has been updated to clarify that Sharron Cooks organized this event. The original story stated that Equality Pennsylvania organized the event. As the conversation about the rights...

Transgender issues presented at Sex and Gender Research Forum

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Transgender issues presented at Sex and Gender Research Forum

Jeremy Rodriguez    March 9, 2017

A local university included LGBT issues, with a focus on the transgender community, at a research forum Wednesday. Harper Jean Tobin, the director of policy for the National Center for...

Gay restaurant worker files antibias suit

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Gay restaurant worker files antibias suit

Tim Cwiek    March 8, 2017

A South Philadelphia gay man filed suit last week in federal court claiming pervasive anti-LGBT harassment forced him out of a restaurant job.

Amtrak wants engineer’s home address disclosed

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Amtrak wants engineer’s home address disclosed

Tim Cwiek    March 8, 2017

Brandon Bostian, the engineer involved in a fatal train derailment in Philadelphia, doesn’t want his home address publicly disclosed in a lawsuit against Amtrak.

Philly-born database enhanced for LGBT asylum-seekers

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Philly-born database enhanced for LGBT asylum-seekers

Jeremy Rodriguez    March 8, 2017

An online resource catalogue for LGBT asylum-seekers last month launched an update, with improvements for users in the Philadelphia and Seattle areas.

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