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Top national honor for Nizah Morris coverage
It was announced this week that Philadelphia Gay News writer-at-large Timothy Cwiek is the recipient of a national investigative journalism award for his reporting on the homicide of a local transg...
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Jersey party moves to A.C.
An annual LGBT beach party will celebrate its 12th year with some changes. Sand Blast, the largest mid-Atlantic LGBT summer beach party, will move from North Jersey to South this summer — from Asbu...
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QFest 20th anniversary postponed
QFest 20th anniversary postponed The 20th-anniversary celebration of the local LGBT film festival will have to wait until the fall, as organizers announced last week that the annual summer event wo...
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Suspect IDed in Grindr case
Police last week identified a Philadelphia man accused of raping, assaulting and robbing a tourist he met on gay male dating app Grindr. Police announced April 11 that they believe Douglas Spady, 2...
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News Briefing
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Litigant continues marriage-equality challenge Antigay activist James D. Schneller still wants to intervene in a federal marriage-equality lawsuit filed by the ACLU, despite being denied by a feder...
New eateries, trucks join DOFL
by Angela Thomas
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Dining Out for Life will return for its 24th year next week — with a host of new participants eager to open their doors to diners. The event will take place April 24 at more than 180 restaurants an...
New housing initiative to focus on young adults
by Jen Colletta
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Entertainer Jon Bon Jovi will be in town next week to mark the opening of the JBJ Soul Homes — a residential community for formerly homeless and low-income individuals, with a special focus on youn...
Feds: City misconstrues antibias law
by Timothy Cwiek
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The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a “statement of interest” in the case of trans litigant Bobbie Burnett, contending the city construes antibias laws in a narrow manner that unfairly exclude...
Court accepts McCord brief
by Jen Colletta
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A federal judge presiding over a challenge to the state’s ban on same-sex marriage this week agreed to accept the Pennsylvania treasurer’s friend-of-the-court brief filed in support of the plaintif...
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