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Locals launch push for nondiscrimination

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Locals launch push for nondiscrimination

Ryan Kasley    January 29, 2015

In an effort to combat the reality that in Pennsylvania and many other states, LGBT people are not protected from discrimination, Equality Pennsylvania, along with LGBT groups from around the...

Advocacy groups support trans litigant

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Advocacy groups support trans litigant

Tim Cwiek    January 29, 2015

Six LGBT-advocacy groups have submitted an amicus brief in support of trans woman Kate L. Blatt’s attempt to assert workplace anti-bias claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Lesbian couple alleges assault at University City bar

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Lesbian couple alleges assault at University City bar

Ryan Kasley    January 29, 2015

A local lesbian couple alleges they were assaulted by a security guard at a bar in University City earlier this month.

Scouts recruitment assemblies blasted

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Scouts recruitment assemblies blasted

Tim Cwiek    January 29, 2015

The Center for Inquiry, a New York-based nonprofit that promotes the separation of church and state, is urging a local school district to stop hosting Boy Scouts of America recruitment...

LGBT health org. marks milestone

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LGBT health org. marks milestone

Ryan Kasley    January 29, 2015

This month marks the 35th anniversary of one of Philadelphia’s leading LGBT community organizations, Mazzoni Center.

PAT @ Giovanni’s Room to host Lambda Lit nominees

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PAT @ Giovanni’s Room to host Lambda Lit nominees

Ryan Kasley    January 29, 2015

Three authors nominated for Lambda Literary Awards — which celebrate LGBT work — will read from their works at Philly AIDS Thrift @ Giovanni’s Room at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 3.

News briefing Jan. 30-Feb. 05, 2015

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News briefing Jan. 30-Feb. 05, 2015

PGN Staff    January 29, 2015

Alleged gay-bashing trio set for court date The three people accused of attacking a gay couple in Center City this past fall are scheduled to be back in court next week.

Mayoral race likely gets new contender

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Mayoral race likely gets new contender

Jen Colletta    January 29, 2015

City Councilman Jim Kenney announced this week he is stepping down from Council — signaling a presumptive run for mayor.