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Conversion-therapy backers among World Meeting participants

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Conversion-therapy backers among World Meeting participants

Jen Colletta    August 26, 2015

Much of the publicity about the upcoming World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia has centered on the participation by Pope Francis, but for several days before the papal visit, the...

Obituary: Michael Carney, Venture Inn waiter

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Obituary: Michael Carney, Venture Inn waiter

Jen Colletta    August 26, 2015

A longtime and beloved waiter at one of the city’s oldest gay bars and restaurants died earlier this month.

Engagement: Josh Schonewolf and Daniel Palmieri

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Engagement: Josh Schonewolf and Daniel Palmieri

Jen Colletta    August 26, 2015

It was love at first bid for Daniel Palmieri and Josh Schonewolf, who got engaged earlier this month.

‘Gay Pizza’ reopened

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‘Gay Pizza’ reopened

Jen Colletta    August 26, 2015

Gayborhood residents and visitors got a late-night treat last weekend.

Counselor charged with child molestation

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Counselor charged with child molestation

Tim Cwiek    August 26, 2015

Percival Outland, a former counselor at the Germantown Boys & Girls Club, is accused of having sexual contact with a 12-year-old boy at the Kimmel Center.

Both sides in trans case urge judge to issue ruling

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Both sides in trans case urge judge to issue ruling

Tim Cwiek    August 26, 2015

In a rare show of unity, both sides in the Kate Blatt antibias case are urging a federal judge to promptly rule on Blatt’s challenge to the Americans With Disabilities...

Gay attorney to get his day in federal court

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Gay attorney to get his day in federal court

Tim Cwiek    August 19, 2015

A judge has cleared the way for openly gay attorney Jeffrey S. Downs to have his day in federal court.

Out Israeli diplomat wraps up Philly post

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Out Israeli diplomat wraps up Philly post

Jen Colletta    August 19, 2015

Openly gay Israeli diplomat Elad Strohmayer concludes his term in Philadelphia this week — an experience he said helped build bridges between American and Israeli communities, and raise visibility for...