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New Jersey leads region in LGBT-friendly campuses

New Jersey leads region in LGBT-friendly campuses

Paige Cooperstein    August 22, 2016

Three universities from New Jersey and two from Pennsylvania, including the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, have been named to a top-30 list published annually by the nonprofit Campus Pride.

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Black Lives Matter and the LGBT communit…

Mark Segal    August 24, 2016

In June, I had the pleasure of addressing the staff of the Democratic National Convention during a Gay Pride luncheon. As all speaking gigs go, I spoke about the issues...

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Temple recognized for LGBT inclusion in athletics

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Temple recognized for LGBT inclusion in athletics

Paige Cooperstein    August 25, 2016

Temple University Athletics this month received a gold-medal designation as an LGBT SportSafe institution. It also earned Founders Club membership, meaning the university is one of the first two in...

Day in the Life of: a bartender and ‘community-first’ event planner, Ashley Coleman

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Day in the Life of: a bartender and ‘community-first’ event planner, Ashley Coleman

Paige Cooperstein    August 25, 2016

Ashley Coleman slicked a lemon slice over the edge of a fresh stack of singles in the early part of her shift on a recent Wednesday night at Tavern on...

Gay man files complaint against children’s program

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Gay man files complaint against children’s program

Tim Cwiek    August 25, 2016

Colin Harris, a South Philadelphia gay man, has filed a complaint with the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations against Summit Children’s Program

Inmate renews plea for medical expert

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Inmate renews plea for medical expert

Tim Cwiek    August 25, 2016

Kenneth J. Houck Jr., an openly gay inmate who was brutally assaulted five years ago, last month renewed his plea for a medical expert in his civil suit against the...

Physician files amended complaint against AIDS agency

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Physician files amended complaint against AIDS agency

Tim Cwiek    August 25, 2016

Dr. Emannuella Cherisme last week filed an amended complaint against AIDS Care Group, which contains additional details about alleged sexual harassment she endured at the agency.

40 Years Ago in PGN: Aug. 26-Sept. 1, 2016

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40 Years Ago in PGN: Aug. 26-Sept. 1, 2016

Paige Cooperstein    August 25, 2016

Christian protesters disrupt Gay Community Center block party Adapted from reporting by Dave Powell

40 years ago in PGN: Aug. 19-25, 2016

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40 years ago in PGN: Aug. 19-25, 2016

Paige Cooperstein    August 18, 2016

People’s Fund supports gay groups Adapted from reporting by PGN staff Three local gay groups each received $300 grants from the Philadelphia People’s Fund. 

Woody's patron denies liability in car accident

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Woody's patron denies liability in car accident

Tim Cwiek    August 18, 2016

In a recent filing, attorneys for Jamar D. Palmer conceded he drank alcohol at Woody’s Bar prior to being involved in a vehicular accident, but denied that he’s liable for...

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