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Philly reports no LGBT hate crimes in 2013

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Philly reports no LGBT hate crimes in 2013

Jen Colletta    December 11, 2014

According to statistics released by the FBI Tuesday, there were no hate crimes motivated by a victim’s sexual orientation or gender identity committed in Philadelphia in 2013.

News briefing Dec. 12-18, 2014

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News briefing Dec. 12-18, 2014

PGN Staff    December 11, 2014

Sixers to host LGBT night The Philadelphia 76ers will host its third Pride Night this weekend.

School district under fire for hosting Scouts assembly

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School district under fire for hosting Scouts assembly

Tim Cwiek    December 11, 2014

A Chester County public-school district that hosted a Boy Scouts of America recruitment assembly in September has come under criticism.

Pioneering out UArts prez to depart post

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Pioneering out UArts prez to depart post

Ryan Kasley    December 11, 2014

One of the country’s first out college presidents is stepping down from his long-held position at a Philadelphia university.

Wedding: Trish Aristone and Linda Jo Bird

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Wedding: Trish Aristone and Linda Jo Bird

Ryan Kasley    December 11, 2014

Trish Aristone and Linda Jo Bird were married on Nov. 22 at Bally’s Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City. The couple won an Instagram video contest sponsored by Caesars Entertainment...

Center gears up for 40th anniversary

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Center gears up for 40th anniversary

Larry Nichols    December 4, 2014

The William Way LGBT Community Center held its last public board meeting of the year last week, discussing plans for the organization’s upcoming 40th anniversary.

News briefing Dec. 5-11, 2014

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News briefing Dec. 5-11, 2014

PGN Staff    December 4, 2014

No death penalty in Williams case The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office won’t seek the death penalty for Charles N. Sargent, who allegedly stabbed and dismembered Diamond Williams, a local transgender woman.

Morris officer’s testimony in DUI trial postponed again

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Morris officer’s testimony in DUI trial postponed again

Tim Cwiek    December 4, 2014

For the fifth time, the trial testimony of Officer Elizabeth Skala in a pending DUI case has been postponed.