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Is a rainbow-colored Walt Whitman bridge on the way?

Is a rainbow-colored Walt Whitman bridge on the way?

Adriana Fraser    January 16, 2019

The Walt Whitman Bridge may be getting a rainbow-flag makeover in celebration of the poet and essayist’s 200th birthday, which will be May 31.

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Pie in the sky dreams are worth having

Mark Segal    January 17, 2019

I want to share a success story with you, which started in the pages of this very newspaper. Once upon a time, I wrote a column with the headline, “The...

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Who gets the dog?

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Who gets the dog?

Mark-Allen Taylor    January 17, 2019

Pets may be family in your household, but Pennsylvania law says otherwise You have a pet — your beloved dog. You think of your dog as a member of the family...

The Human Spirit Strikes Back

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The Human Spirit Strikes Back

Desirée Guerrero    January 17, 2019

It’s been another tumultuous year, but at least in 2018 we started talking about HIV again. Let’s face it, we’ve had a rough year. More senseless shootings, more #MeToo controversies, more...

Young veteran activist running for Scranton City Council

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Young veteran activist running for Scranton City Council

Brittany M. Wehner    January 17, 2019

Dr. Jessica Rothchild, an LGBTQ advocate and out lesbian, has declared her candidacy for a seat on Scranton City Council. Rothchild, 29, is a Democrat and will be running for a...

Pa. schools need improvement when it comes to LGBTQ bullying, study says

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Pa. schools need improvement when it comes to LGBTQ bullying, study says

Josh Middleton    January 17, 2019

The call to end bullying among school-aged youth has reached a fever pitch in recent years, but a new study suggests schools in Pennsylvania haven’t received the message when it...

Falcons soccer club set to celebrate 30-year milestone

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Falcons soccer club set to celebrate 30-year milestone

Scott A. Drake    January 17, 2019

The Philadelphia Falcons Soccer Club is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its founding with a banquet Jan. 26 at William Way LGBT Community Center. The event will include dinner, dancing...

Learn about local LGBTQ history at new exhibition

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Learn about local LGBTQ history at new exhibition

Adriana Fraser    January 10, 2019

A new exhibition, set to debut next week in Bensalem, will explore five decades of LGBTQ history in Pennsylvania as a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.

With Metcalfe out, does nondiscrimination have a chance?

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With Metcalfe out, does nondiscrimination have a chance?

Lenny Cohen    January 10, 2019

A leadership change in Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives could mean LGBTQ people in the Keystone State will have a renewed chance for protections against discrimination at work, in housing and...

Traveling exhibit to raise LGBT awareness

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Traveling exhibit to raise LGBT awareness

Tim Cwiek    January 3, 2019

LGBT advocates are preparing to unveil a new traveling exhibit intended to galvanize support for a statewide LGBT-inclusive antibias law.

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