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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Philadelphia Leather Pride

For its charitable gathering of leather and kink fetish, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is Philadelphia Leather Pride Night. Enjoy a night that […]

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There’s a Way to Get Republicans Out of City Hall Once and for All

In the past year, I’ve become less and less impressed with both major political parties. I was never a Republican: I’m too black, too gay, and […]

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Mazzoni Center Announces Nancy Brisbon As Medical Director

Following the resignation of former medical director Dr. Robert Winn in April, Mazzoni Center has announced that the nonprofit’s new medical director will be Nancy Brisbon, […]

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LGBTQ&A: Stephanie Haynes

Stephanie Haynes is the executive director of Philly Family Pride. We spoke with the family advocate on debunking myths about LGBTQ parenting, the upcoming PFP […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Philly Bi Visibility Rally

This week’s LGBTQ event of the week is the Philly Bi Visibility Rally. Enjoy an afternoon meant to honor bisexual individuals through a health fair, a bi […]

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Local Queer Scholar Releases Book Aimed at Preserving Black Comic Culture

This Tuesday, local queer scholar Dr. Sheena Howard is set to release her long-awaited book chronicling the history of black comic culture. The Encyclopedia of […]

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Sex-Positive Club Owner on Zoning Permit Revocation: “We’re Not Backing Down”

After several months of controversy over its desire to turn the historic Tacony Music Hall in lower Northeast Philly into a community center serving the […]

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Mazzoni Center Staff Vote to Unionize

After weeks of internal turmoil over the decision to consider unionization, Mazzoni Center front-line staff voted 51-34 on Wednesday evening in favor of a petition […]

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OPINION: Let’s Make History and Abolish Columbus Day in Philly

When news broke last month that Los Angeles was joining Seattle and Denver in removing Columbus Day from its city calendar, I looked to see what […]

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Mazzoni Staff Forced Firing of Alt-Right-Supporting Anti-Union Consultants

After several months of controversy over management woes and staff protests, LGBT healthcare provider Mazzoni Center is now under more scrutiny following the recent hiring […]

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LGBTQ&A: Rafael Alvarez Febo

Rafael Alvarez Febo is the community economic development coordinator for the Office of City Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez. We chat with the long-time social justice advocate […]

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Meet the Local Queer Model Who Could Land a Deal With Maxim With Your Vote

South Philly’s Jessa Jordan is currently a finalist in Maxim Magazine‘s nationwide “Maxim’s Finest” contest. The winner, chosen by online voters, will receive a $25,000 […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: 3rd Annual Trans Flag Raising Over City Hall

For its solidarity with the local trans community, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is the 3rd Annual Trans Flag Raising Over City Hall. […]

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OPINION: The City Tolerates the FOP’s Lack of Respect for Black Lives

Martin Luther King, Jr. once said that “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” […]

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LGBTQ&A: Nima Etemadi

Nima Etemadi is an award-winning pastry chef and co-owner of Cake Life, a new seasonal bakery in Fishtown. We chat with the winner of Food […]