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City shows support for trans students, despite Trump

City shows support for trans students, despite Trump

Jeremy Rodriguez    February 23, 2017

Community members and the Philadelphia School District showed support after President Donald Trump rescinded protections for transgender students Wednesday. The Trump administration, in conjunction with the Departments of Justice and...

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So-called Muslim ban a danger to LGBT co…

Mark Segal    February 22, 2017

Any day now, President Donald Trump is expected to announce — with great fanfare, I’m sure, including a drum roll — his pronouncement on the ban of immigrants from seven...

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25
Feb
2017
LBGT+ and Allies Meet-Up: FUN HOME! Saturday 2.25.17 from 4p-6p *Mature Teens Welcome!

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Comic Book Shop!

LBGT+ and ALLIES MEET-UP: Comics & More!Saturday, February 25th from 4p-6pBook Club Discussion: FUN HOME by Alison BechdelJoin us in sharing and learning about comics & pop-culture, with a foc...




25
Feb
2017
Fire In My Bones: A Gospel Jubilee

6:00 pm

Unitarian Society of Germantown

A musical narrative of Philadelphia-based drag artist Cookie Diorio’s hilarious, poignant and deeply spiritual, of course, personal anecdotes and life lessons. A lineup of sacred songs delivered with ...




27
Feb
2017
Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret- Full Access

8:00 pm

FringeArts

ASL interpreters, CART Captioning, Audio Description, and mobility device access: FringeArts teams up with Art-Reach to present a radically accessible concert.The hairy-chested, fake eyelash-laden alt...




04
Mar
2017
Israeli Film Festival of Philadelphia 2017

8:00 pm

International House

Movies that range from special children to adults hiding the truth highlight the Israeli Film Festival of Philadelphia's 21st season.  The festival showcases the best in Israeli film and kicks of...




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PGN requests public hearing in Morris dispute

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PGN requests public hearing in Morris dispute

Tim Cwiek    February 22, 2017

PGN has requested a public hearing in a dispute involving access to 911 recordings pertaining to the Nizah Morris incident believed to be in the possession of the Philadelphia District...

Lesbian group hosts inaugural LGBTQ Women’s Week

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Lesbian group hosts inaugural LGBTQ Women’s Week

Jeremy Rodriguez    February 22, 2017

A lesbian organization will host Philadelphia’s first LGBTQ Women’s Week beginning this weekend. The Strong Catalyst, an organization dedicated to bringing community and visibility to lesbians, will produce 10 events...

Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts inaugural LGBT Business Summit 

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Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts inaugural LGBT Business Summit 

Jeremy Rodriguez    February 22, 2017

A Lehigh Valley organization will host its inaugural networking luncheon for LGBT professionals and allies.

HRC focuses on moving ‘equality forward’ in Philly

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HRC focuses on moving ‘equality forward’ in Philly

Jen Colletta    February 22, 2017

When planning got underway last summer for the 2017 Human Rights Campaign Greater Philadelphia Dinner, organizers were looking forward to celebrating the start of Hillary Clinton’s presidential administration at the...

Philly gears up for several LGBT conferences

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Philly gears up for several LGBT conferences

Jeremy Rodriguez    February 21, 2017

Two LGBT organizations planning conventions in Philadelphia were represented at a local business luncheon Tuesday.

Trans author and activist to speak at Ursinus College

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Trans author and activist to speak at Ursinus College

Larry Nichols    February 20, 2017

Trans author and activist Jennifer Finney Boylan returns this week to Ursinus College, where she served as the Updike-Hoyer Writer in Residence in 2010, for a discussion on gender, resistance...

Defendant in murder of trans woman pleads guilty

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Defendant in murder of trans woman pleads guilty

Jeremy Rodriguez    February 16, 2017

A defendant in the February 2016 murder of a transgender woman pleaded guilty to three charges Thursday in a deferred-sentence agreement. Tiffany Floyd pleaded guilty to third degree murder, conspiracy...

Hate-crimes bill intro’d

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Hate-crimes bill intro’d

Jen Colletta    February 15, 2017

State Rep. Kevin Boyle (D-172nd) re-introduced legislation this week that seeks to instate hate-crimes protections for LGBT Pennsylvanians.

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