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D.A. withdraws felony charges in flag-burning

D.A. withdraws felony charges in flag-burning

Adriana Fraser    June 14, 2018

 The Philadelphia District Attorney’s office dropped two felony charges against a trans woman arrested on Sunday at a Pride event June 13, but will proceed to trial on two misdemeanor...

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Mark Segal    June 14, 2018

Ah, summertime — the living is easy. We toss our cares to the wind, head for a little R&R and, for many, that great summer vacation. So it should be...

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Amid greater demand, N.J. hospital expands LGBTQ health center

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Amid greater demand, N.J. hospital expands LGBTQ health center

Adriana Fraser    June 14, 2018

 The Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset will expand its PROUD Family Health center this summer to serve more LGBTQ patients in New Jersey by moving into a bigger space...

Bucks County officials settle LGBT-related lawsuit for $52K

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Bucks County officials settle LGBT-related lawsuit for $52K

Tim Cwiek    June 14, 2018

 Bucks County officials recently authorized a $52,207.50 payment to settle a federal lawsuit arising from a high-profile Center City gay-bashing incident in 2014.

GALAEI hosts condom-packing party

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GALAEI hosts condom-packing party

Adriana Fraser    June 14, 2018

 Condom usage, safe-sex practices and HIV-prevention methods were the topics of conversation at Galaei’s condom-packing party June 9 — the first event featured in the organization’s month-long Pride celebration.

Bring a friend: COLOURS event promotes HIV testing

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Bring a friend: COLOURS event promotes HIV testing

Adriana Fraser    June 14, 2018

COLOURS Organization celebrates Juneteenth with its first bring-a-friend-to-testing event June 19 to encourage more people of color to learn their HIV status.

Sen. Casey at meet-and-greet:  Voters ‘fired up, want to do something’

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Sen. Casey at meet-and-greet: Voters ‘fired up, want to do something’

Gary L. Day    June 14, 2018

 Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) mingled with local LGBTQ political activists and voters on June 7 at a meet-and-greet hosted by Liberty City LGBT Democratic Club.

Three Falcons look back on 30 years of soccer

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Three Falcons look back on 30 years of soccer

Scott A. Drake    June 13, 2018

 LGBT sports leagues abound in Philadelphia and one of the first to put it out there was the Philadelphia Falcons Soccer Club. Formed a couple of years after CBLSL had...

Please Touch Museum celebrates LGBT inclusion with new festival

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Please Touch Museum celebrates LGBT inclusion with new festival

Adriana Fraser    June 8, 2018

Please Touch Museum is introducing its inaugural Pride Family Festival June 9, an all-day celebration of LGBTQ families and communities around the world with educational programming and performances set around...

PGMC to perform at annual Pride Shabbat Dinner

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PGMC to perform at annual Pride Shabbat Dinner

Suzannah Cavanaugh    June 7, 2018

This year’s Pride Shabbat Dinner has added an inaugural guest: the Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus.

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