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Spouse of undocumented citizen speaks out after husband is detained

Spouse of undocumented citizen speaks out after husband is detained

Brittany M. Wehner    February 19, 2018

The husband of a gay undocumented citizen from Mexico spoke out Monday with support from local organizations at the William Way LGBT Community Center. 

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Abuse and sexual harassment in our commu…

Mark Segal    February 14, 2018

The current presidential administration does not understand spousal abuse or sexual harassment. Most are saying that the person at fault stops at the door of the chief of staff but...

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HRC to host annual fundraising dinner gala

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HRC to host annual fundraising dinner gala

Brittany M. Wehner    February 16, 2018

The Human Rights Campaign is gearing up for one of its biggest events of the year. The 22nd-annual dinner gala will be held 5-10 p.m. Feb. 24 at Philadelphia Marriott...

Two LGBT advocates honored by Philadelphia Flyers

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Two LGBT advocates honored by Philadelphia Flyers

Brittany M. Wehner    February 14, 2018

The Philadelphia Flyers honored two LGBT advocates at a recent game for their dedication and advocacy work in the community.

Oral arguments set in NJ trans birth-certificate case

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Oral arguments set in NJ trans birth-certificate case

Tim Cwiek    February 14, 2018

Oral arguments are tentatively scheduled for April in the case of “Jane Doe,” a trans woman who says New Jersey officials are violating her civil rights by refusing to issue...

Integrated Planning Council gives annual HIV data report

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Integrated Planning Council gives annual HIV data report

Brittany M. Wehner    February 14, 2018

The HIV Integrated Planning Council held its general meeting last week to discuss budgeting and present the annual epidemiology report.

LGBT Center of Central PA hosts racial-justice panel discussion

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LGBT Center of Central PA hosts racial-justice panel discussion

Brittany M. Wehner    February 14, 2018

In an effort to highlight experiences of queer people of color and integrate racial justice into the LGBT movement, the LGBT Center of Central PA will host a panel discussion...

Obituary: Bobbie Burnett, former Free Library worker, 61

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Obituary: Bobbie Burnett, former Free Library worker, 61

Tim Cwiek    February 14, 2018

Bobbie E. Burnett, a trans woman who filed a groundbreaking lawsuit against the city in 2009, died Feb. 3 due to complications from a tractor accident. She was 61 and...

Obituary: Joan Fanelli, lesbian-bar owner and animal lover, 82

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Obituary: Joan Fanelli, lesbian-bar owner and animal lover, 82

Brittany M. Wehner    February 14, 2018

Joan Fanelli, owner of a former local lesbian bar and Camden governmental employee, died Jan. 10 at age 82.

Gay couple awarded $31K in assault case

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Gay couple awarded $31K in assault case

Tim Cwiek    February 7, 2018

A New Jersey judge last week said a South Jersey bar is responsible for $31,000 in damages to a gay couple who claim the bar is liable for an assault...

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