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Competing Black Pride weekend events create friction

Competing Black Pride weekend events create friction

Josh Middleton    April 25, 2019

Philly Black Pride and Woody’s are at odds this week after PBP claimed that the Gayborhood bar was throwing a PBP block party without the namesake organization’s consent.  PBP President Le...

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PGN welcomes international journalists

Mark Segal    April 25, 2019

Representatives from 19 countries visited the office of the Philadelphia Gay News to see how a newspaper for the LGBT community operated in the Unites States. Among these questions: What...

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Christian adoption agency agrees to work with same-sex parents

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Christian adoption agency agrees to work with same-sex parents

Victoria Brownworth    April 25, 2019

In what’s being called a major victory for LGBTQ people, Bethany Christian Services says it will comply with a legal settlement prohibiting adoption agencies with state contracts in Michigan from...

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International News

Larry Nichols    April 25, 2019

Colombians stage kiss-a-thon in support of LGBT rights   Dozens of same-sex couples kissed simultaneously outside an upscale shopping mall in Colombia’s capital, in the latest demonstration calling for LGBT rights in...

Media Trail

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Media Trail

Larry Nichols    April 25, 2019

Boy’s drag performance at Ohio bar prompts lawmaker’s action   The Toledo Blade reports the drag queen performance of a 9-year-old boy at a bar outside Ohio’s capital city has prompted a...

Queer library set to open in Montgomery County

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Queer library set to open in Montgomery County

Gary L. Day    April 25, 2019

The opening of a new queer library in Hatboro, Pa. on May 4 will mark another step in the increasing LGBTQ visibility in this Montgomery County suburban community.  The queer library...

Prominent lesbian journalist murdered in terrorist killing

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Prominent lesbian journalist murdered in terrorist killing

Victoria Brownworth    April 25, 2019

Internationally known independent journalist and LGBTQ-activist Lyra McKee, 29, was shot to death on April 19 in Northern Ireland. The Belfast lesbian was reportedly covering a riot in Londonderry when...

Buddy Program fosters connections

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Buddy Program fosters connections

Lenny Cohen    April 25, 2019

Studies show that being social and cultivating an interpersonal support system leads to a healthier lifestyle. Action Wellness, a Philadelphia-based organization serving the needs of those living with chronic illness...

Former student alleges violent assault at Valley Forge Military Academy

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Former student alleges violent assault at Valley Forge Military Academy

Tim Cwiek    April 25, 2019

A former student at Valley Forge Military Academy and College has filed suit against the prestigious Main Line institution, claiming he was sexually assaulted by other male students in a...

Road to Stonewall 50: Stormé DeLarverie

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Road to Stonewall 50: Stormé DeLarverie

Victoria Brownworth    April 25, 2019

When Stormé DeLarverie died at age 93 on May 24, 2014, it was a mere month before the 45th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion. Now the 50th approaches. The New...

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