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'DJ registry' bill is dead

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'DJ registry' bill is dead

Paige Cooperstein    February 4, 2016

Philadelphia City Councilman Mark Squilla killed a bill that venue owners referred to as the “DJ registry” bill after a Feb. 1 meeting with about a dozen representatives from the...

40 Years Ago in PGN: Feb. 5-11, 2016

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40 Years Ago in PGN: Feb. 5-11, 2016

Paige Cooperstein    February 4, 2016

PGN exclusive interview with Gov. Milton J. Shapp Adapted from reporting by Mark Segal and Keith Clark As former Gov. Milton J. Shapp campaigned for the 1976 Democratic presidential nomination, he talked...

Archivist launches mapping project

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Archivist launches mapping project

Jen Colletta    February 4, 2016

Locals now have another way to learn about Philly’s LGBT history.

Trans name-change project expands locally

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Trans name-change project expands locally

Tim Cwiek    February 4, 2016

A national program that provides free name-change services to low-income trans people is expanding its services in Philadelphia.

Hearing delayed for defendant in murder of trans woman

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Hearing delayed for defendant in murder of trans woman

Paige Cooperstein    February 4, 2016

The preliminary hearing for a man charged with murder and related offenses in the October killing of a transgender woman in Logan was delayed until March 2.

Reading poised to become LGBT hot spot

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Reading poised to become LGBT hot spot

Paige Cooperstein    February 4, 2016

As Reading Pride celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, city groups continue taking steps to welcome the LGBT community to Berks County. Reading participated for the first time in the...

Giant replies to antibias complaint

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Giant replies to antibias complaint

Tim Cwiek    February 4, 2016

Giant Food Stores Co. recently replied to an antibias complaint filed by trans man Sam Melrath by denying most of the allegations in his complaint.

Philly promoter launches D.C. party

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Philly promoter launches D.C. party

Paige Cooperstein    February 4, 2016

The out former head of public relations for Visit Philadelphia invites locals to take a Valentine’s Day trip to Washington, D.C., for a leather-themed dance party.