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Bill to ban conversion therapy for youth intro'd in City Council

Bill to ban conversion therapy for youth intro'd in City Council

Jeremy Rodriguez    December 8, 2016

Councilman Mark Squila is spearheading a bill to prohibit conversion therapy for individuals under age 18  in Philadelphia.

Mark My Words

Youthful optimism

Mark Segal    December 7, 2016

First, let me say what this column is not about.

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11
Nov
2016
Kevin O'Brien Studio Holiday Pop-Up Shop!

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Kevin O'Brien Studio

Kevin O'Brien Studio is opening its annual holiday pop-up shop for incredible deals on beautiful hand-painted textiles, as seen at Barney's, Neiman Marcus, Saks, etc. Scarves, pillows, bedding, curtai...




15
Nov
2016
Dylan Thomas' A Child's Christmas In Wales

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Walnut Street Theatre

Join us for The Irish Repertory Theatre of New York's adaptation of Dylan Thomas' A Child's Christmas in Wales. On that legendary "Snowy Christmas Day" songs are sung, cakes are gobbled up, ghost...




26
Nov
2016
Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Walnut Street Theatre

The Walnut Street Theatre is proud to present Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Our holiday magic begins when a troupe of actors appear at the historic Walnut Street Theatre to set up and perfo...




08
Dec
2016
Philly Premiere of The Red Pill w/Q&A

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Studio Movie Grill

Award-winning feminist filmmaker Cassie Jaye's latest work, The Red Pill, is the first-ever documentary on the Men's Rights Movement. It's coming to Upper Darby Dec 8 but tickets must be reserved b...




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Project TEACH celebrates 20th anniversary by honoring past graduates

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Project TEACH celebrates 20th anniversary by honoring past graduates

Jeremy Rodriguez    December 8, 2016

When Asha Molock was diagnosed with HIV in 2001, she did not know anything about Philadelphia FIGHT and its educational program, Project TEACH (Treatment Education Activists Combating HIV). While receiving...

Philly companies scored on LGBT equality

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Philly companies scored on LGBT equality

Jen Colletta    December 8, 2016

Six Philadelphia companies earned a repeat perfect score in the Human Rights Campaign’s annual ranking of companies on their LGBT policies and programs.

State news-media association files brief in Morris case

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State news-media association files brief in Morris case

Tim Cwiek    December 7, 2016

The Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association this week filed an amicus brief in support of a lower-court order recognizing the certification of a police-dispatch record associated with the Nizah Morris incident.

Creating Change offers free conference attendance and networking to volunteers

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Creating Change offers free conference attendance and networking to volunteers

Jeremy Rodriguez    December 7, 2016

The Creating Change host committee is looking for volunteers for the National LGBTQ Task Force’s annual conference, which will be held at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Jan. 18-22. Interested participants...

Former high-school coach sues archdiocese for $5 million 

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Former high-school coach sues archdiocese for $5 million 

Tim Cwiek    December 7, 2016

John P. Duffy, a former baseball coach at Pope John Paul II High School, is suing the Archdiocese of Philadelphia for $5 million, claiming he can’t find another coaching job...

The gay and lesbian coffeehouse comes to life again

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The gay and lesbian coffeehouse comes to life again

Matty Bennett    December 7, 2016

It’s hard to imagine a coffeehouse today running on such a small budget that all the workers are volunteers, all the baked goods are brought from home and all the...

Thousands raised for local LGBT groups on #GivingTuesday

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Thousands raised for local LGBT groups on #GivingTuesday

Jeremy Rodriguez    December 1, 2016

Local LGBT organizations participated in #GivingTuesday, an annual global event held the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and following popular shopping days Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Organizations posted options for donating...

Lesbian judge seeks reinstatement to the bench

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Lesbian judge seeks reinstatement to the bench

Tim Cwiek    December 1, 2016

Municipal Court Judge Dawn A. Segal, who acknowledges having improper discussions about three court cases pending before her, wants to return to the bench as soon as possible. 

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