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LGBTQ&A: Sam Marks

Sam Marks is a transgender activist who advocates for equity and access in queer spaces. We spoke with the disability rights advocate on joining marches, […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Halloqweens Bash

This week’s LGBTQ event of the week is the fourth annual Halloqweens Bash. Queer events impresario Dame Luz presents us one of the biggest queer […]

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Pro-LGBTQ State Senator Voted for Anti-Trans Amendment to Healthcare Bill

Pro-LGBTQ state Sen. Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia), the Democratic chair of the Senate’s Banking and Insurance committee, voted last week to approve an anti-transgender amendment to […]

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OPINION: I Hope Amazon HQ2 Doesn’t Come to Philly

Today is the deadline for cities to place their bids to host Amazon’s second headquarters. Philadelphia, along with Chicago, Houston, Boston and more than 50 other […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Spiral Q’s 18th Annual Peoplehood

This week’s LGBTQ event of the week is Spiral Q’s 18th Annual Peoplehood. Enjoy an afternoon honoring people of all walks of life at an event […]

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State Rep. Curtis Thomas Disputes Report That He May Retire

In response to a City&State report in which sources claimed that 15-term state Rep. W. Curtis Thomas was thinking about retiring and backing his cousin Malcolm Kenyatta to succeed him […]

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LGBTQ&A: Sam Mink

Sam Mink is the owner of the historic Oyster House. We spoke with the third-generation restaurant owner on continuing the family business, being out in […]

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OPINION: Philly NAACP President Should Resign Over Paid Soda-Tax Lobbying

When the Inquirer reported last week that Philadelphia NAACP chapter president Rodney Muhammad had been paid by a PR firm working for a “dark money” […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Philly AIDS Walk

This week’s LGBTQ event of the week is the Philly AIDS Walk. Join thousands of Philadelphians for an annual event that is “committed to getting to […]

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LGBTQ&A: Milan Nicole Sherry

​Milan Nicole Sherry is a local activist and coordinator/outreach specialist at the Trans Equity Project. We chat with the black transgender revolutionist on her move […]

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Anti-LGBTQ Talk by Nation of Islam Minister Canceled at Philly Charter School

Controversial self-proclaimed “phenomenal young scholar” Dr. Wesley Muhammad was scheduled to give a lecture in Philly on Saturday that he markets online as being “the […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Philly Trans March 2017

This week’s LGBTQ event of the week is the Philly Trans March 2017. Enjoy an afternoon honoring transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals at an event that is […]

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Philadelphia FIGHT Abruptly Shut Down Y-HEP Drop-In Center

Philadelphia FIGHT’s Youth Health Empowerment program (often referred to as Y-HEP) abruptly shut down its drop-in center in late August, G Philly has learned. Located […]

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One Year Ago Today, the ICandy N-Word Video Rocked the Gayborhood

On September 29th, 2016, a video surfaced of ICandy owner Darryl DePiano referring to a former black employee and patrons as “niggers” repeatedly. Here’s the cringeworthy […]

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LGBTQ&A: Kareem D’Ant

Kareem D’Ant is a local queer musician and popular activist on social media. We chat with the outspoken artist about being out in Pennsylvania, his upcoming […]