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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Equality Coalition’s “Take Pride Back” Celebration

For its innovative approach and intersectional lens, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is the Equality Coalition’s “Take Pride Back” Celebration. Come embrace inclusion […]

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OPINION: Philly’s Soda Tax Is Shaping Up to Be an Epic Flop

It’s been six months since the city’s soda tax (or, more accurately, the sugary beverage tax) was implemented — and it’s off to a rocky […]

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OPINION: Why I’m Boycotting Philly Pride This Weekend

Dear Philly Pride Presents: Since the late 1980s, your organization has annually hosted an event that aims to bring thousands of LGBTQ individuals and allies […]

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Philly’s Pride Flag to Get Two New Stripes: Black and Brown

Multiple sources closely connected with Thursday’s First Annual Pride Kick-Off at City Hall have confirmed to G Philly that the city’s Pride flag will add […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: First Annual Pride Month Kick-Off at City Hall

For its festive inclusion and momentous engagement, this week’s LGBTQ Event of the Week is the First Annual Pride Month Kick-Off at City Hall. The […]

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Off-Duty Cop Body-Slammed 14-Year-Old, Left Him With Skull Fracture, Says Family

At the start, it was just kids being kids. Around 5:45 p.m. on May 11th, Naji Tribble, a 14-year-old Brewerytown resident, and four friends stopped […]

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LGBTQ&A: Heath Fogg Davis

Heath Fogg Davis is a transgender male activist who teaches at Temple University, serves on the Mayor’s Commission on LGBT Affairs, and is a member […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Dyke Ride 2017

For its fitness creativity and dyke enthusiasm, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is the Dyke Ride. Join fellow dykes, queers, and friends as […]

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OPINION: Mayor’s Commissions Are an Exploitation of Diverse Community Labor

There’s no way to put this nicely — the racial diversity of Mayor Jim Kenney’s administration sucks. For a majority-minority city, somehow the bulk of […]

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“It Was an Ambush”: Behind the Vote That Ousted Sharron Cooks as LGBT Commission Chair

The Mayor’s Commission on LGBT Affairs, a 23-member advisory board announced in October 2016 after several intense months of revelations about racial discrimination in the […]

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LGBTQ&A: Clay Cane

Clay Cane is a New York City–based award-winning journalist, author, television personality, documentary filmmaker, and CNN.com contributor. Cane is the creator and director of the […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Daddy & Friends

For its “boylesque” flair and body-positivity, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is Daddy & Friends. Get ready to see lion cubs, furry tigers, […]

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Sharron Cooks Announces Resignation From LGBT Commission After Being Voted Out as Chair

After having made history as the first transgender person ever to chair a city commission, Sharron Cooks was removed as head of the Mayor’s Commission […]

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The NGLCC Conference Is Coming to Philly Next Year

Last week at its 10th anniversary celebration, the Independent Business Alliance (IBA) announced that Philadelphia will be hosting the 2018 National Gay and Lesbian Chamber […]

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LGBTQ&A: Feminista Jones

Feminista Jones is a mental health social worker, sex-positive feminist writer, public speaker, and community activist. We got to chat with the popular social-justice advocate […]