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As Philly gears up for primaries, LGBTQ candidates get prime ballot positions

As Philly gears up for primaries, LGBTQ candidates get prime ballot positions

Lenny Cohen    March 21, 2019

Philadelphia’s primary election will be held in two months — but much of the groundwork was completed this week. And for two of the three LGBTQ candidates running for at-Large City...

Mark My Words

Donald Carter and LGBT history

Mark Segal    March 21, 2019

There’s one in every city — that person who, once he enters the room, makes us all feel a sense of togetherness no matter what the issues and turmoil in...

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National Media Trail, March 22-28, 2019

National

National Media Trail, March 22-28, 2019

Larry Nichols    March 21, 2019

Judge grants transgender teen’s name change An Ohio judge has reversed his earlier denial of a transgender 15-year-old’s legal name change and is allowing that change, according to The Cincinnati Enquirer. Warren...

New restrictions for transgender military members after April 12

National

New restrictions for transgender military members after April 12

Lenny Cohen    March 21, 2019

President Donald Trump will soon be getting most, but not all, of what he wanted in the fight against transgender members serving in the United States Armed Forces. After April 12, no one being treated for gender dysphoria will be...

Study: Proposed Medicare changes will harm HIV patients

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Study: Proposed Medicare changes will harm HIV patients

Victoria Brownworth    March 21, 2019

A new study shows proposed changes by the Trump administration to Medicare Part D would have a significantly negative impact on people living with HIV and on the healthcare system...

Deadline passes with Attic public statement, BBWC leader talking escalation

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Deadline passes with Attic public statement, BBWC leader talking escalation

Lenny Cohen    March 21, 2019

The deadline put on The Attic Youth Center by the Black & Brown Workers Co-op has come and gone with no agreement after the BBWC announced an alleged sexual assault...

Barbara Hammer, legendary lesbian filmmaker, dies

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Barbara Hammer, legendary lesbian filmmaker, dies

Victoria Brownworth    March 20, 2019

Some people are so huge in life they deserve all the adjectives in death. Legendary lesbian filmmaker Barbara Hammer was one of those people. Hammer died on March 16 in New...

Smollett indicted on 16 counts as brothers’ story changes

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Smollett indicted on 16 counts as brothers’ story changes

Victoria Brownworth    March 14, 2019

A grand jury indicted Jussie Smollett on March 8 on 16 counts of disorderly conduct for allegedly filing a false police report. He was charged for each time he told...

Philly-born activist and author begins a movement to combat sexual abuse against children

Local

Philly-born activist and author begins a movement to combat sexual abuse against children

A.D. Amorosi    March 14, 2019

Dr. Paul Zeitz has forever fought for justice — be it patients’ rights, human rights or global rights — striving for equal opportunity and egalitarianism for all. Continuing with his mission...

International News, March 15-21, 2019

International

International News, March 15-21, 2019

Larry Nichols    March 14, 2019

Group concerned over arrest of Egyptian transgender woman An international rights group is voicing concern over the safety and well-being of an Egyptian transgender woman arrested during a police raid on her...

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