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LGBTQ&A: Matt Beierschmitt

Matt Beierschmitt is best known as DJ Sharyn Stone, the Gayborhood party rouser who provides some of the biggest sounds and beats at popular queer […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Martha Graham Cracker at L’Etage

This week’s LGBTQ event of the week is Martha Graham Cracker at L’Etage. Drag queen superstar Martha Graham Cracker and her famous cabaret wants you all […]

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Malcolm Kenyatta Becomes Second Out Candidate to Run for State Rep in the 181st

On Thursday, openly gay community leader and former Democratic National Convention delegate Malcolm Kenyatta announced his bid for state representative in the 181st District. This […]

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The Unending Exhaustion of “Uncomfortable” Conversations About Race

I think my New Year’s resolution for 2018 will be to avoid putting myself in predictable predicaments. I arrived at this conclusion after I left […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Revenge of Dancehall

This week’s LGBTQ event of the week is the Revenge of Dancehall: Caribbean Night at Coda. Come turn up at an all-inclusive Caribbean dancehall that’s all […]

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Construction Begins on LGBTQ-Friendly Housing Project Named After Gloria Casarez

On Wednesday, several local lawmakers and community advocates attended the groundbreaking of a new LGBTQ-friendly housing project honoring one of their own. Project HOME formally […]

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Trump-Supporting Real Housewife Teresa Giudice to Headline Gayborhood Holiday Party

On Thursday, controversial Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice is slated to headline “Get Ready to Sleigh: A Toys for Tots Event” at Gayborhood […]

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City Hires Evan Thornburg as Deputy Director of the Office of LGBT Affairs

On Monday, the Office of LGBT Affairs officially announced the hiring of Evan Thornburg as its first-ever deputy director. Thornburg, a Philadelphia native, will assist, […]

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Of Course Malcolm Jenkins Is a Sellout for Exploiting Kaepernick

When it comes to social justice activism, money is hardly ever the answer. Money is usually a band-aid, a diversion from combatting wrongs that require […]

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Out Community Advocate Alex Deering Announces Historic Candidacy for State Rep

At 34 years old, community advocate Alex Deering wants to transform North Philadelphia and make history along the way. In an announcement released exclusively to Philadelphia magazine, […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus “Tinseltown Tidings” Concert

This week’s LGBTQ event of the week is the Philly Gay Men’s Chorus “Tinseltown Tidings” Concert. Start your winter off with this queer festivity being billed […]

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Prince Harry’s Interracial Marriage to Meghan Markle Will Intensify Racism, Not Fix It

Oh, America, the home of the brave and the land of the free. We love celebrating our independence from the British and touting the decline […]

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OPINION: Black People, Let’s Stop Tearing Each Other Apart Over Meek Mill

“Meek Mill got what he deserved,” my 46-year old barber declared in a shop full of other Black men while discussing the famed rapper’s recent prison sentence. […]

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Trans Awareness Week Officially Kicks Off: Here’s a Full Lineup Of Events

In what has now become a tradition, the Trans Equity Project, a group within GALAEI, is kicking off its Trans Awareness Week. A part of a […]

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Sharp Robert Leaves Gayborhood Burlesque Scene After Groping Allegation

Days after being accused in late October of a 2016 groping incident, popular Gayborhood burlesque performer Sharp Robert, producer of the highly publicized The Bare […]