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Philly Creating Change co-chairs announced

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Philly Creating Change co-chairs announced

Paige Cooperstein    May 19, 2016

Creating Change, the annual conference hosted by the National LGBTQ Task Force, today announced the four co-chairs of the 2017 event in Philadelphia.

Philly in the running for NLGJA convention

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Philly in the running for NLGJA convention

Jen Colletta    May 19, 2016

A national organization for LGBT journalists may be bringing its members back to Philadelphia next year.

LGBT float to debut in Fourth of July parade

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LGBT float to debut in Fourth of July parade

Paige Cooperstein    May 19, 2016

For the first time, an LGBT float will form part of the Wawa Welcome America Fourth of July parade that runs through Old City. It will feature local drag queen...

Friends of indicted state senator rally in his support

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Friends of indicted state senator rally in his support

Tim Cwiek    May 19, 2016

Colleagues of state Sen. Lawrence M. Farnese Jr. (D-First Dist.) are rallying to his side after the lawmaker was accused of bribery and other crimes in a federal indictment handed...

Emergency dispatch-records bill amended

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Emergency dispatch-records bill amended

Tim Cwiek    May 19, 2016

The state Senate has amended a controversial bill that seeks to protect the privacy rights of 911 callers in Pennsylvania. Critics say an earlier version of the bill would have...

Center City synagogue welcomes LGBT community

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Center City synagogue welcomes LGBT community

Jen Colletta    May 19, 2016

Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel is celebrating Pride season with its first-ever Pride Shabbat, a capstone of its building outreach to the LGBT community.

Day in the life of: Feminist circus performers, Tangle Movement Arts

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Day in the life of: Feminist circus performers, Tangle Movement Arts

Paige Cooperstein    May 19, 2016

A troupe of circus performers lumbered for a half-hour to raise four airplane-grade aluminum rods into the air, 20 feet above the lawn of a historic cemetery in West Philadelphia.

40 Years Ago in PGN: May 20-26, 2016

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40 Years Ago in PGN: May 20-26, 2016

Paige Cooperstein    May 19, 2016

Rural Caucus releases report on Gay Lobby Day Adapted from reporting by PGN Staff Thirty percent of state legislators contacted on the March 23 Gay Lobby Day seemed favorably disposed to the...