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Momentum builds for updates to hate-crimes law

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Momentum builds for updates to hate-crimes law

Ryan Kasley    September 25, 2014

In light of the recent gay-bashing incident in Philly, local leaders in both the state and federal legislatures are building political momentum to instate policy change.

LGBT PAC launches Wolf campaign in new digs

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LGBT PAC launches Wolf campaign in new digs

Ryan Kasley    September 25, 2014

Liberty PA 2014, an LGBT political action committee, celebrated the grand opening of its headquarters Tuesday at 1212 Walnut St. in the Gayborhood.

JAZZED UP:  OutBeat

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JAZZED UP: OutBeat

Sean Dorn    September 25, 2014

The Dena DeRose Trio took to the stage Sunday at the OutBeat finale at Union Transfer.

Festival exploring gender continues to see growth

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Festival exploring gender continues to see growth

Ryan Kasley    September 24, 2014

Gender Reel, a film festival dedicated to enhancing the visibility of gender-nonconforming, gender-variant/queer and transgender people, returns for its fourth installation Oct. 4 and 5.

Scouts seek dismissal of molestation lawsuit

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Scouts seek dismissal of molestation lawsuit

Tim Cwiek    September 24, 2014

The Boy Scouts of America has asked a Philadelphia judge to dismiss a lawsuit that blames the organization for the suicide of an Eagle Scout who allegedly was molested by...

Rainbow flag to fly again at City Hall

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Rainbow flag to fly again at City Hall

Ryan Kasley    September 24, 2014

The fifth-annual Philadelphia LGBT History Month celebration kicks off next week with the raising of the rainbow flag.

Bill introduced to revamp PAC

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Bill introduced to revamp PAC

Tim Cwiek    September 24, 2014

Philadelphia City Councilman Curtis Jones Jr. introduced legislation this month to revamp the city’s Police Advisory Commission. 

SCOTUS justice discusses freedom in Philly

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SCOTUS justice discusses freedom in Philly

Ryan Kasley    September 24, 2014

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy paid his first visit to the National Constitution Center on Independence Mall on Monday.