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Landmark trans disability case settled

Landmark trans disability case settled

Tim Cwiek    September 25, 2017

  Kate Lynn Blatt, a Pottsville trans woman who filed suit in 2014 claiming her former employer failed to reasonably accommodate her disabling gender dysphoria, recently settled her case.

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Mark Segal    September 20, 2017

When you set out to change the world, you never expect to actually see the results of those years of struggle, or to win praise. And if you are lucky...

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AIDS doctor fights for her day in court

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AIDS doctor fights for her day in court

Tim Cwiek    September 21, 2017

Dr. Emmanuella Cherisme wants her day in court, claiming she was fired from her job at AIDS Care Group four years ago after refusing the sexual advances of a supervisor.

Upper Dubin approves nondiscrimination law 

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Upper Dubin approves nondiscrimination law 

Jen Colletta    September 21, 2017

Upper Dublin in Montgomery County became the 44th municipality in the state to ban LGBT discrimination last week.

LGBT team to walk ‘Out of the Darkness’ for suicide prevention 

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LGBT team to walk ‘Out of the Darkness’ for suicide prevention 

Jeremy Rodriguez    September 21, 2017

The local chapter of a suicide-prevention organization is organizing the first-ever LGBT team for its annual walk.

Chefs serve up fundraising for animal-welfare organization

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Chefs serve up fundraising for animal-welfare organization

Jen Colletta    September 20, 2017

Food and animal lovers can come together next month for an event that helps the city’s largest no-kill shelter continue to save the lives of local animals. 

Obituary: Vincent Whittacre, West Philly business owner, 57

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Obituary: Vincent Whittacre, West Philly business owner, 57

Jen Colletta    September 20, 2017

Longtime West Philadelphia business owner Vincent Whittacre died Sept. 13. He was 57.

Obituary: Joanne Krienes, aka Joey Daniels, 63

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Obituary: Joanne Krienes, aka Joey Daniels, 63

Jeremy Rodriguez    September 20, 2017

Local female impersonator Joanne Krienes, also known as Joey Daniels to some friends and family, died Sept. 3 after a battle with lymphoma. She was 63. Friends and family gathered...

Bi Visibility Day returns for second year

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Bi Visibility Day returns for second year

Ray Simon    September 20, 2017

The Philly Bi Visibility Day Rally and Health Fair will take place Sept. 23 at the Board Game Art Park at 15th Street and John F. Kennedy Boulevard. 

Liberty City hosts race-relations discussion at annual meeting

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Liberty City hosts race-relations discussion at annual meeting

Jeremy Rodriguez    September 14, 2017

More than 30 people attended an annual meeting for an LGBT political-advocacy organization’s at John C. Anderson Apartments Wednesday. The Liberty City LGBT Democratic Club hosted a panel discussion on updates...

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