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Police: Inmate who killed three gay men dead of suicide

Police: Inmate who killed three gay men dead of suicide

Adriana Fraser    June 21, 2018

State police confirmed the death of the murderer of three gay men as a suicide after he was found unresponsive in his cell at a state-corrections facility in Frackville June...

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A wasted photo op

Mark Segal    June 21, 2018

If you don’t like politics, or could care less about HRC, you shouldn’t read this column.

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Suicide-prevention workshop stresses need for LGBT data

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Suicide-prevention workshop stresses need for LGBT data

Adriana Fraser    June 21, 2018

 Mazzoni Center hosted a “More Than Sad” workshop to address the increasingly urgent need for LGBTQ-specific data to be collected and included in suicide-prevention research. 

Brunch pop-up raises money for LGBTQ organizations

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Brunch pop-up raises money for LGBTQ organizations

Adriana Fraser    June 21, 2018

A local pop-up brunch is raising money for organizations committed to LGBTQ social-justice work with a potluck fundraiser June 24 at the Asian Arts Initiative. 

LGBTQ families celebrate Pride with new arts festival

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LGBTQ families celebrate Pride with new arts festival

Adriana Fraser    June 21, 2018

Philadelphia Family Pride is expanding its annual Pride celebration from a small picnic to a large-scale arts festival in collaboration with the Mayor’s Office of LGBT Affairs and the Mt...

Catholic agency seeks injunction in LGBT foster-care dispute

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Catholic agency seeks injunction in LGBT foster-care dispute

Tim Cwiek    June 21, 2018

Attorneys for Catholic Social Services urged a federal judge this week to issue a preliminary injunction that would halt the city’s freeze on foster-child referrals to CSS that went into...

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.

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