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Mayor signs bill combatting racism, discrimination

Mayor signs bill combatting racism, discrimination

Jeremy Rodriguez    June 22, 2017

Mayor Jim Kenney performed a ceremonial signing for a bill Thursday that will strengthen penalties for local businesses that discriminate. This bill amends the Fair Practices Ordinance by giving the Philadelphia...

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Rainbow flag — bringing us together 

Mark Segal    June 21, 2017

There is no question that the rainbow flag has become the symbol of our community’s fight for equality. And that flag that the community embraces has gone through changes but...

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Protesters hold 24-hour vigil outside Sen. Toomey's office

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Protesters hold 24-hour vigil outside Sen. Toomey's office

Jeremy Rodriguez    June 24, 2017

“Rain or shine, day or night. Health care is a human right.”

Fairness Act referred to Metcalfe's committee

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Fairness Act referred to Metcalfe's committee

Jen Colletta    June 22, 2017

The effort to advance a statewide LGBT nondiscrimination law was dealt a blow last week.

Hearing scheduled in Morris case

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Hearing scheduled in Morris case

Tim Cwiek    June 21, 2017

A hearing is scheduled next month on PGN’s open-records request for 911 recordings from the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office relating to the Nizah Morris incident.

Comcast makes LGBT content ‘easier to discover’ 

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Comcast makes LGBT content ‘easier to discover’ 

Jeremy Rodriguez    June 21, 2017

Xfinity customers will experience LGBT-centered content throughout Pride Month and beyond with Comcast’s new integrated-marketing campaign.

Obituary: Bill Quinn — nurse, teacher, faith leader and Vietnam vet — 70 

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Obituary: Bill Quinn — nurse, teacher, faith leader and Vietnam vet — 70 

Jeremy Rodriguez    June 21, 2017

Bill Quinn, a Chestnut Hill resident, died June 4 of leukemia at age 70.

Electric Bingo takes LGBT Pride Month to new heights

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Electric Bingo takes LGBT Pride Month to new heights

Jeremy Rodriguez    June 21, 2017

A local sightseeing attraction will showcase an evening of Bingo and drag performances for a charitable cause.

Resolution for statewide LGBT Pride Month passes in House 

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Resolution for statewide LGBT Pride Month passes in House 

Jeremy Rodriguez    June 21, 2017

A resolution designating June as LGBT Pride Month moved forward in the House of Representatives Wednesday. State Reps. Dan Frankel and Brian Sims introduced the resolution, which has 35 sponsors...

Mistrial declared in Cosby case

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Mistrial declared in Cosby case

Jen Colletta    June 17, 2017

After more than 50 hours of deliberations, the judge in the Bill Cosby case declared a mistrial. 

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