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Anti-bias bill re-intro'd in PA Senate

Anti-bias bill re-intro'd in PA Senate

Jeremy Rodriguez    April 26, 2017

*This story has been updated to include comments from Senator Larry Farnese's office A bipartisan group of Pennsylvania senators this week re-introduced a bill to prohibit discrimination against LGBT people in...

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Vaporizing Stonewall

Mark Segal    April 19, 2017

This week, I’m writing about an issue that sheds new light on a subject we all think we know: Stonewall. Earlier this week, my husband Jason, who teaches creative writing...

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Court:  SEPTA isn't governed by city's antibias laws

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Court: SEPTA isn't governed by city's antibias laws

Tim Cwiek    April 26, 2017

In a 4-3 decision, the state Supreme Court this week said SEPTA isn't under the authority of the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations, which enforces the city's LGBT-inclusive Fair Practices...

Activists, officials support bill combatting racism, discrimination

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Activists, officials support bill combatting racism, discrimination

Jeremy Rodriguez    April 24, 2017

A committee of Philadelphia City Council this week approved a bill that would amend the city's anti-bias ordinance.

Locals 'dine out for life' to support Action Wellness

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Locals 'dine out for life' to support Action Wellness

Jeremy Rodriguez    April 20, 2017

More than 1,000 people gathered for lunch Thursday on the 1300 block of Locust Street while supporting efforts to fight HIV/AIDS.

Monroe County borough passes LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance

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Monroe County borough passes LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance

Jeremy Rodriguez    April 20, 2017

A Monroe County borough was the latest to adopt an LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance this week.

Study finds local syphilis resurgence in men who have sex with men 

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Study finds local syphilis resurgence in men who have sex with men 

Jeremy Rodriguez    April 19, 2017

According to the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, cases of syphilis among local men who have sex with men are on the rise. 

PGN files court appeal for Morris 911 recordings 

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PGN files court appeal for Morris 911 recordings 

Tim Cwiek    April 19, 2017

PGN last week filed an appeal in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court, continuing its quest for 911 recordings pertaining to the Nizah Morris incident believed to be at the Philadelphia District...

Family Pride to host fair for schools, families 

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Family Pride to host fair for schools, families 

Jen Colletta    April 19, 2017

Representatives of more than a dozen local schools will network with LGBT-headed families, youth and allies later this month.

Building awareness, fundraising for living-organ donation 

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Building awareness, fundraising for living-organ donation 

Jen Colletta    April 19, 2017

On any given day, there are an estimated 120,000 Americans awaiting an organ transplant. 

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