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Will DA produce its certified Morris records?

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Will DA produce its certified Morris records?

Tim Cwiek    June 30, 2016

A judge last week upheld a state agency’s order that the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office produce certified records relating to the Nizah Morris incident. But additional litigation may be necessary...

40 years ago in PGN: July 1-7, 2016

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40 years ago in PGN: July 1-7, 2016

Paige Cooperstein    June 30, 2016

Philadelphia hosts gay Catholic conference Adapted from reporting by Michael Clark  Four workshops exploring justice within the interactions of gay people and the Catholic Church took place Memorial Day weekend 1976 in...

HIV-positive woman allegedly denied access to pool

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HIV-positive woman allegedly denied access to pool

Tim Cwiek    June 30, 2016

An HIV-positive woman who allegedly was denied access to a swimming pool in Pennsylvania has filed an antibias complaint in federal court.

Women's Commission includes LGBT appointees

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Women's Commission includes LGBT appointees

Jen Colletta    June 30, 2016

The membership of Philadelphia’s inaugural Commission for Women was unveiled last week, and the list includes at least two LGBT community members.

SEPTA: We're pro-LGBT civil rights

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SEPTA: We're pro-LGBT civil rights

Tim Cwiek    June 30, 2016

A SEPTA spokesperson this week said the agency supports LGBT civil rights, even though it doesn’t want to fall under the jurisdiction of the city’s Human Relations Commission, which enforces...

Killer of gay man persists in quest for new trial

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Killer of gay man persists in quest for new trial

Tim Cwiek    June 30, 2016

Attorneys for Richard R. Laird came out swinging last week, reiterating their request that Laird’s first-degree murder conviction and death sentence be vacated.

Local gay vet, campaigning for peace, featured in PBS series

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Local gay vet, campaigning for peace, featured in PBS series

Jen Colletta    June 30, 2016

Disbelief was clear on Mike Felker’s face as he heard the news about the mass shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub last month.

Chain with local eateries to fundraise for Orlando

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Chain with local eateries to fundraise for Orlando

Eliana Berson    June 28, 2016

Miller’s Ale House is one of about 1,000 restaurants participating in the Dine Out for Orlando United fundraiser on June 30.