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LGBT fans turn out for Ellen DeGeneres

Jeremy Rodriguez    March 23, 2017

After two days of tweeting, Ellen DeGeneres’ crew made an appearance on the 1600 block of Walnut Street. The city closed off the block for “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” crew...

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I asked, you answered

Mark Segal    March 22, 2017

Every so often I ask my Facebook and Twitter friends (about 30,000) to suggest subjects for me to address in this column. Here are some recent suggestions:

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Engagement: Gabrielle Gibson and Jaden Rogers

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Engagement: Gabrielle Gibson and Jaden Rogers

Jeremy Rodriguez    March 22, 2017

After talking for several months on Facebook, Gabrielle Gibson and Jaden Rogers had their first official date at Longwood Gardens in October 2014. “We walked hand-in-hand on the tour enjoying the...

Disqualified judge: I didn’t fix any cases

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Disqualified judge: I didn’t fix any cases

Tim Cwiek    March 22, 2017

Dawn A. Segal, the disqualified judge who’s seeking reinstatement to Philadelphia Municipal Court, recently denied in court papers that she fixed cases at the behest of a corrupt colleague.

N.J. renews push for dismissal of trans birth-certificate case

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N.J. renews push for dismissal of trans birth-certificate case

Tim Cwiek    March 22, 2017

New Jersey officials last week continued to urge the dismissal of a federal lawsuit seeking to allow trans people born in New Jersey to change the gender on their birth...

Amtrak engineer’s address can remain private

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Amtrak engineer’s address can remain private

Tim Cwiek    March 22, 2017

Brandon Bostian, the engineer involved in a fatal train derailment in Philadelphia, isn’t required to publicly disclose his home address in a lawsuit against Amtrak, a judge has ruled.

Student sues after using locker room with trans student

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Student sues after using locker room with trans student

Jeremy Rodriguez    March 21, 2017

A high school student is suing a Pennsylvania school district after claiming his privacy was violated by a transgender male student using the boys' locker room.  

Equality Pennsylvania hosts tele-town hall with Sen. Bob Casey

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Equality Pennsylvania hosts tele-town hall with Sen. Bob Casey

Jeremy Rodriguez    March 21, 2017

An LGBT-equality organization hosted a tele-town hall with a Pennsylvania senator Monday to discuss issues facing the LGBT community.

N.J. couple says police won't report hate crimes against them

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N.J. couple says police won't report hate crimes against them

Tim Cwiek    March 15, 2017

A New Jersey couple says neighbors are harassing them due to their race and sexual orientation, yet local police aren't reporting the incidents as hate crimes. 

Inmate cites alleged anti-LGBT censorship

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Inmate cites alleged anti-LGBT censorship

Tim Cwiek    March 15, 2017

An openly gay federal inmate says prison authorities have denied more than 50 requests he’s made for LGBT-themed reading materials.

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