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PGN Exclusive: Philly Pride to include a fun run

PGN Exclusive: Philly Pride to include a fun run

Jeremy Rodriguez    March 28, 2017

The Philly Pride Parade and Festival will include a 1.5-mile Pride Run to kick off the parade at this year’s festivities.

Mark My Words

HRC 43-year failure

Mark Segal    March 29, 2017

Sometimes there seems to be a language problem in understanding, to quote a current president, “what the hell is really happening here.” Here’s an example.

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06
Apr
2017
United We Dance- A Benefit for the ACLU of PA

7:00 pm

World Cafe Live

Join us April 6th at World Café Live for “United We Dance” a celebration in diversity and activism for the ACLU Of Pennsylvania. Brazilian funk band, Philly Bloco, will deliver a performance to rememb...




14
Apr
2017
Thank You For Coming: Play

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

FringeArts

This semi-fictional collective autobiography explores “who we are” as mythically urgent and elusively empty. Play lays bare the duel experience of self and the performance of self; of being ...




22
Apr
2017
Communications Manager

7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Urban Outfitters, Inc. at the Navy Yard

Join us for an exciting evening featuring Top Philly Chefs and Restaurants, Unique Auction, Live Music, Games and Entertainment.On Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Urban Outfitters, Inc, at The Navy ...




27
Apr
2017
Kun-Yang Lin’s World premiere of SANTUARIO, April 27-29

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Prince Theater

Informed by diverse philosophies, living traditions and contemplative practices of Asian origin, the multi-ethnic KYL/D creates technically-demanding, contemporary work of poetic sensibility by ...




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New Hope-Solebury adopts policy to protect transgender students

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New Hope-Solebury adopts policy to protect transgender students

Jeremy Rodriguez    March 30, 2017

A Pennsylvania school district voted 6-1 to protect transgender students. The New Hope-Solebury School District officially adopted Policy 255, entitled “Gender Expansive and Transgender Students,” at a March 23 school-board...

Planned LGBT-friendly housing project receives $100K grant

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Planned LGBT-friendly housing project receives $100K grant

Jeremy Rodriguez    March 30, 2017

Two local nonprofit organizations have partnered up to support young-adult programs. The Philadelphia Foundation (TPF) provided a $100,000 grant to Project HOME, an organization that empowers homeless individuals.

Restaurant denies wrongdoing in LGBT antibias case

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Restaurant denies wrongdoing in LGBT antibias case

Tim Cwiek    March 30, 2017

An attorney for Loco Pez, a Fishtown restaurant accused of anti-LGBT bias, recently filed court papers denying any wrongdoing by the establishment.

Agency dismisses PGN’s appeal for Morris 911 recordings

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Agency dismisses PGN’s appeal for Morris 911 recordings

Tim Cwiek    March 30, 2017

The state Office of Open Records last week dismissed PGN’s appeal for 911 recordings pertaining to the Nizah Morris incident in the possession of the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.

Trans women asking LGB community to step up

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Trans women asking LGB community to step up

Beth Boyle    March 30, 2017

They united in grief, anger, fear and frustration to remember a deadly year in the transgender community — and to demand an end to the hate that continues to take...

Conference focuses on needs of LGBT youth

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Conference focuses on needs of LGBT youth

Jeremy Rodriguez    March 30, 2017

A local university last week sponsored a conference to amplify the voices of LGBT young people and their needs.

Wedding: Patrick Hagerty and Joseph Hughes

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Wedding: Patrick Hagerty and Joseph Hughes

Jeremy Rodriguez    March 29, 2017

After talking online for almost two years, Patrick Hagerty and Joseph Hughes arranged to meet in person at a London train station near Hughes’ residence.

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...

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