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Gay candidate in landslide primary victory

Gay candidate in landslide primary victory

Adriana Fraser    May 17, 2018

North Philadelphia native Malcolm Kenyatta is the first openly gay candidate of color for the state House seat in the 181st Legislative District despite a last-minute homophobic smear campaign against...

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That time when the now-D.A. defended the…

Mark Segal    May 10, 2018

You know that old expression, A picture is worth a thousand words? Well, what about, A picture is worth an incredible memory and a slight change in history?  Here’s something you...

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Lawyer awarded for LGBT volunteer work

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Lawyer awarded for LGBT volunteer work

Adriana Fraser    May 17, 2018

 The Pennsylvania Bar Association awarded Philadelphia lawyer Lawrence L. Felzer with the David M. Rosenblum GLBT Public Policy Award in recognition of Felzer’s advocacy for and volunteer work in the...

Business leader shares how he brings people onboard with LGBT equality

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Business leader shares how he brings people onboard with LGBT equality

Larry Nichols    May 11, 2018

Hundreds of LGBT business owners gathered along with local and community leaders at the Down Town Club May 8 for the Independence Business Alliance’s Business Leader’s Luncheon, during which honoree...

Mazzoni Center gala aims to break fundraising records

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Mazzoni Center gala aims to break fundraising records

    May 11, 2018

Mazzoni Center is aiming to raise $175,000 at its upcoming gala May 19 to provide additional funding for programs and services.

Philly Black Pride wraps up after raising fuller rainbow flag

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Philly Black Pride wraps up after raising fuller rainbow flag

    May 3, 2018

Philly Black Pride celebration inspired a fresh sense of empowerment, awareness and community participation during this year’s festivities with PBP’s first parade and rally for racial equality within the LGBTQ...

Michael Petty, a 42-year love story

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Michael Petty, a 42-year love story

Kristen Demilio    May 3, 2018

Mike Petty, husband of Philadelphia Gay News longtime office manager Don Pignolet, died April 26 from complications due to open-heart surgery. He was 73 years old.

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A.D. Amorosi    April 30, 2018

On an early Sunday evening, with the sun still shining brightly outside her door, a small crowd gathers around mixologist Ashley Coleman’s bar at Tavern at Camac. As people wander into...

Stephen Wade Elkins, an LGBT pioneer in Rehoboth Beach

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Stephen Wade Elkins, an LGBT pioneer in Rehoboth Beach

John Archibald    April 30, 2018

Stephen Wade Elkins, who spent a quarter-century working to make Rehoboth Beach, Del. a more open and positive place, died March 15 from lymphoma. He was 67. Steve approached his illness...

Philly Pride grand-marshal list includes first couple

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Philly Pride grand-marshal list includes first couple

Scott A. Drake    April 30, 2018

Where there’s a parade, there’s usually a big float carrying a grand marshal. Philly Pride Presents names several grand marshals each year. In fact, PPP was the first organization in...

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