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Discovery continues in Keisha Jenkins murder case

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Discovery continues in Keisha Jenkins murder case

Paige Cooperstein    May 6, 2016

Defense attorney Geoffrey Kilroy said he’s missing any kind of forensic evidence and police paperwork associated with the investigation of Pedro Redding, who is accused in the murder of transgender...

Kenney, Sims cull support for Fairness Act at Center City law firm

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Kenney, Sims cull support for Fairness Act at Center City law firm

Paige Cooperstein    May 5, 2016

Bipartisan business support for the Pennsylvania Fairness Act, which has been stalled in committee since September, was the talk of the night May 4 in the law offices of Cozen...

Alleged sex-harassment victim fights for day in court

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Alleged sex-harassment victim fights for day in court

Tim Cwiek    May 5, 2016

Officer Jason DeMent, who claims he was dismissed from the Haddon Township police force because he rebuffed his supervisor’s sexual advances, continues to plead for his day in court.

Rapist of lesbian blasts judiciary

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Rapist of lesbian blasts judiciary

Tim Cwiek    May 5, 2016

In a legal pleading laced with insults against the judiciary, convicted rapist Jeffrey G. Marsalis reiterated his request for a new trial.

40 Years Ago in PGN: May 6-12, 2016

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40 Years Ago in PGN: May 6-12, 2016

Paige Cooperstein    May 5, 2016

Pa. ‘sodomy’ repeal to be introduced Adapted from reporting by Harry Langhorne  Democratic state Sen. Louis Hill announced his intention in April 1976 to repeal the so-called “sodomy law.” 

Out Penn freshman earns IBA scholarship

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Out Penn freshman earns IBA scholarship

Paige Cooperstein    May 5, 2016

After winning the 2016 LGBTQ Scholarship this month from the Independence Business Alliance and DVLF, Ben Blanco said it was especially gratifying to earn financial support from organizations that empower...

Formerly homeless LGBT youth share stories with City Council

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Formerly homeless LGBT youth share stories with City Council

Beth Boyle    May 5, 2016

Philadelphia City Councilmembers Helen Gym and Alan Domb held a hearing on ending youth homelessness in Philadelphia last Thursday. In front of more than 200 people, LGBT youth and their...

Major atheist rally scheduled in D.C.

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Major atheist rally scheduled in D.C.

Tim Cwiek    May 5, 2016

Thousands of atheists and their allies are expected to converge on Washington, D.C., next month for a “Reason Rally.” The first Reason Rally, held in D.C. in 2012, attracted about...