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OutFest sees record success

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OutFest sees record success

Ryan Kasley    October 16, 2014

Perfect weather and flawless organization helped make this year’s annual celebration of National Coming Out Day a huge success.

Clarification requested in Morris records case

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Clarification requested in Morris records case

Tim Cwiek    October 16, 2014

PGN has filed a request for clarification with the state Office of Open Records, which recently ordered the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office to release dispatch records relating to the Nizah...

Defendants in prostitution-ring case plead guilty

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Defendants in prostitution-ring case plead guilty

Ryan Kasley    October 16, 2014

Last fall, PGN reported that two Ventnor City, N.J., men had been indicted on charges of operating an all-male prostitution ring out of one of the suspect’s apartments, and last...

Reading launches LGBT initiative

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Reading launches LGBT initiative

Jen Colletta    October 16, 2014

Dozens of businesses in the Reading area are opening their doors to the LGBT community.

Community activists gather to discuss AIDS updates

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Community activists gather to discuss AIDS updates

Ryan Kasley    October 16, 2014

LGBTs and allies are invited to meet to discuss the progress for an AIDS cure and the state of local AIDS-related policies.

Highs, lows from locals on HRC Congressional list

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Highs, lows from locals on HRC Congressional list

Ryan Kasley    October 16, 2014

The Human Rights Campaign recently released its annual Congressional Scorecard, which rates politicians according to their voting records on LGBT-related issues, and locals placed high.

Men rally to end family violence

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Men rally to end family violence

Ryan Kasley    October 16, 2014

Men play a vital and complex role in domestic-violence prevention — including men in LGBT relationships.

City seeks dismissal of gay cop’s lawsuit

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City seeks dismissal of gay cop’s lawsuit

Tim Cwiek    October 16, 2014

City attorneys have asked a Philadelphia judge to dismiss the lawsuit of N. Melville Jones, a gay police officer who claims pervasive anti-LGBT workplace bias.