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Trans activist Deja Lynn Alvarez to join Public Health

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Trans activist Deja Lynn Alvarez to join Public Health

Paige Cooperstein    April 28, 2016

The Philadelphia Department of Public Health has created new positions to help LGBT people link up with health services. Trans activist Deja Lynn Alvarez has been hired to fill a...

Prosecutors defend death sentence for killer of gay man

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Prosecutors defend death sentence for killer of gay man

Tim Cwiek    April 28, 2016

In a recent legal pleading, Bucks County prosecutors vigorously defended the death sentence imposed on Richard R. Laird, who murdered gay artist Anthony V. Milano almost 30 years ago.

Will authorities reply to Morris letter?

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Will authorities reply to Morris letter?

Tim Cwiek    April 28, 2016

Two years after the Eighth Ward Democratic Committee urged the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office to refer the Nizah Morris case to the state Attorney General’s Office for review, neither agency...

Philly woman to help homeless across country

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Philly woman to help homeless across country

Paige Cooperstein    April 28, 2016

When Lolly Galvin sold her clothing boutiques last year, she set out to raise $500 to perform random acts of kindness around Philadelphia. She ended up meeting a homeless man...

40 Years Ago in PGN: April 29-May 5

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40 Years Ago in PGN: April 29-May 5

Paige Cooperstein    April 28, 2016

Ad campaign continues focus on Revolutionary women Adapted from reporting by Denise Keiller

Penn event cancelled amid community concerns

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Penn event cancelled amid community concerns

Jen Colletta    April 28, 2016

The opening event for an online archive about the local transgender community has been postponed after trans women and allies expressed concerns about the community's participation in the project.

Philly has reached out to companies in North Carolina, Mississippi

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Philly has reached out to companies in North Carolina, Mississippi

Paige Cooperstein    April 25, 2016

The Philadelphia Commerce Department has reached out to PayPal inviting the online payment platform to the city, according to City Councilman Mark Squilla, who sponsored a resolution this month encouraging...

Wolf signs intimate-partner violence bill at Allentown LGBT center

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Wolf signs intimate-partner violence bill at Allentown LGBT center

Paige Cooperstein    April 21, 2016

Gov. Tom Wolf signed a bill today at the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center in Allentown that makes it easier for victims of intimate-partner violence to get divorced.