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Gun control bill re-intro’d in light of Pulse anniversary

Gun control bill re-intro’d in light of Pulse anniversary

Jeremy Rodriguez    June 20, 2017

A Pennsylvania senator last week re-introduced a bill that would prevent individuals convicted of misdemeanor hate-crimes from purchasing and possessing firearms. Sen. Bob Casey co-introduced the Disarm Hate Act along...

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Pride: A historical perspective

Mark Segal    June 14, 2017

Pride is very special to me, since I helped in the first Gay Pride march in 1970. At that time it was not a “Gay Pride” march, but rather a...

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Mistrial declared in Cosby case

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Mistrial declared in Cosby case

Jen Colletta    June 17, 2017

After more than 50 hours of deliberations, the judge in the Bill Cosby case declared a mistrial. 

William Way to connect refugees, immigrants with LGBT resources

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William Way to connect refugees, immigrants with LGBT resources

Jen Colletta    June 14, 2017

New Philadelphians who are resettling from another country will now have more opportunities to learn about and get involved with local LGBT resources, thanks to a new program at William...

FIGHT conference addresses mass imprisonment, health disparities

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FIGHT conference addresses mass imprisonment, health disparities

Jeremy Rodriguez    June 14, 2017

As part of its annual AIDS Education Month, Philadelphia FIGHT will present “Beyond the Walls: Prison Healthcare and Reentry Summit,” a day filled with workshops and presentations centered on mass...

DVLF moves to a more ‘21st-century space’

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DVLF moves to a more ‘21st-century space’

Jeremy Rodriguez    June 14, 2017

An LGBT grantmaking organization will move offices June 19 to a larger location with expanded technology. DVLF will make the move alongside partner Philadelphia Foundation, ending the lease at its...

Out & About: Pride Weekend

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Out & About: Pride Weekend

Jen Colletta    June 14, 2017

Pride Shabbat Dinner 6-9 p.m. June 16 Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N. Broad St.

Employer seeks dismissal of gay employee’s sex-bias suit

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Employer seeks dismissal of gay employee’s sex-bias suit

Tim Cwiek    June 14, 2017

A Whitemarsh nursing and rehabilitation center is seeking the dismissal of a gay man’s federal civil-rights lawsuit, arguing that antigay bias isn’t always a form of anti-sex bias.

Community-building, networking among aims of new Drexel LGBT alumni group

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Community-building, networking among aims of new Drexel LGBT alumni group

Beth Boyle    June 14, 2017

“This is our first official event, so you guys are trailblazers, and I appreciate that,” Stephen Facenda, a volunteer leader for Drexel University’s newly formed LGBTQA Alumni Network, told the...

GoodPlus aims to end HIV stigma

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GoodPlus aims to end HIV stigma

Jeremy Rodriguez    June 14, 2017

Kevyn Mines revealed his HIV-status in the documentary “The Way to Kevin,” which chronicled the life of the Philadelphia native. The openly gay 33-year-old, who works as a photographer and...

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