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Local gay bar closes its doors

Local gay bar closes its doors

Jess Bryant    February 5, 2020

Updated Feb. 6, 2020. 4:10 p.m. Philadelphia’s beloved LGBTQ sports bar Boxers PHL has closed its doors, at least for now, due to a liquor license dispute. A sign was posted...

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The power of one act

The power of one act

Mark Segal    February 26, 2020

Last week I received a request that really touched me, and I'd like to share it with you.

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Rep. Kenyatta to introduce LGBTQ data collection bill

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Rep. Kenyatta to introduce LGBTQ data collection bill

Michele Zipkin    February 26, 2020

Pennsylvania Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta recently introduced a co-sponsorship memo for a forthcoming bill requiring all state forms that collect demographic information to provide an optional LGBTQ+ identification question. According to...

The Mayor’s Office to establish interfaith commission

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The Mayor’s Office to establish interfaith commission

Michele Zipkin    February 26, 2020

The Mayor’s Office of Public Engagement announced that the City of Philadelphia will begin accepting applications for the new Mayor’s Commission on Faith-Based and Interfaith Affairs. Comprised of 21 diverse...

Alchemy Hair Labs to host Trans Day of Visibility Event

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Alchemy Hair Labs to host Trans Day of Visibility Event

Michele Zipkin    February 25, 2020

Alchemy Hair Labs in Philadelphia will host a mixer in celebration of Trans Day of Visibility. On the evening of March 31,  guests can network with local professionals and discuss...

State Rep. Sims holds town hall

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State Rep. Sims holds town hall

Michele Zipkin    February 25, 2020

Pennsylvania Rep. Brian Sims held a town hall meeting on Sept. 24 at the Palumbo Recreation Center in Queen Village. In front of a crowd of roughly 20 people, Sims...

Gay postal worker speaks out about his dismissal

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Gay postal worker speaks out about his dismissal

Tim Cwiek    February 25, 2020

A Lehigh County gay man is speaking out about his firing as a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service. He claims he was wrongfully terminated from his job due...

Greater Philadelphia HRC Gala will raise funds for LGBTQ equality

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Greater Philadelphia HRC Gala will raise funds for LGBTQ equality

Michele Zipkin    February 20, 2020

The Greater Philadelphia Human Rights Campaign Gala (HRC) will take place on Feb. 29 at the Loews Hotel. As one of the biggest LGBTQ+ fundraising events in Philadelphia, this annual...

Local senior advocacy organization honors LGBTQ activists

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Local senior advocacy organization honors LGBTQ activists

Michele Zipkin    February 20, 2020

The Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly (CARIE) will present its annual Spirit of CARIE Award to LGBTQ+ elder activists John C. Butts and Ada...

Local HIV trial combines three immune-targeted therapies

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Local HIV trial combines three immune-targeted therapies

Michele Zipkin    February 20, 2020

The Wistar Institute in Philadelphia is currently holding an HIV therapy trial, in collaboration with Philadelphia FIGHT and the University of Pennsylvania. The trial is part of the BEAT-HIV Delaney...

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