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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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Petition Asks for Reinstatement of Fired Teacher

Margie Winters, the gay teacher fired earlier this summer from Waldron Mercy Academy, on Monday delivered a petition calling for her reinstatement to the Philadelphia […]

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NCR Columnist: Catholic Schools Should Challenge Church on LGBT Hirings

More evidence that the controversy over a fired gay teacher at Waldron Mercy has sparked a nationwide debate: A prominent Catholic columnist is calling on […]

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Do You Forgive Jonah Hill After Apology On Jimmy Fallon?

Tuesday night on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, an emotional Jonah Hill gave what seemed to be a pretty heartfelt and sincere apology for […]

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Another Gay Bathhouse Death In Philadelphia, at Sansom Street Gym

Last week, we told you about the death of a 60-year-old man inside gay bathhouse Club Philadelphia. Now, we have learned of another death inside […]

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WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Rally for Equality and Roll Up the Towels for a Sexy Phys. Ed Dance Party

What better way to start the weekend than with a Rally for Equality? This Sat., Sept. 28th at noon, folks will be gathering in Logan […]

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LGBT and MS Communities Connect for Bike MS: City to Shore Ride

Matt Laskowski (pictured, above) was all set to ride in the Bike MS: City to Shore Ride, the annual event that raises money for the National Multiple […]

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In New ‘Rolling Stone’ Profile, Miley Cyrus Says Philly Influenced Her New Style

Miley Cyrus is front and center on the cover of this month’s Rolling Stone (RS). In true Miley fashion, she’s posing topless, her mascara’s running […]

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WATCH: Madonna Reveals Eerie 17-Minute ‘Secret Project’

This morning at midnight, Madonna debuted her long-awaited “secretprojectrevolution” via a 17-minute short film that introduces a movement to promote freedom of expression called “Art […]

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Local Study Finds LGBT and HIV Acceptance on the Rise in Philly’s Latino Community

By now, you’ve probably heard of Positivo. GALAEI’s latest campaign kicked off on Sept. 8 with hot pink flyers and a launch party at Fifth […]

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MONDAY KICKSTARTER: Trans Student Becomes First in Nation to Win Homecoming Queen, Then Harassed by Hateful Cyber Bullies

Happy Monday. Hope your weekend was great and you’re ready to kick this Monday into high gear. To give you some help, I’ve gathered some […]

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PLAYDAR: Interview with Icona Pop’s Caroline Hjelt

This Sunday, Swedish musicians Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo — better known as “I Love It” hit-makers Icona Pop — are coming to the TLA […]

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GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to See Icona Pop This Weekend at TLA

This weekend, Swedish electro-pop duo Icona Pop is coming to Philly’s TLA on a tour to promote their upcoming album, This Is … Icona Pop, […]

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MONDAY KICKSTARTER: Cher Turns Down Olympics Performance, Dodgers to Host First LGBT Night and More

PROGRESS REPORT USAF lesbian couple first to receive ‘Joint Spouse’ assignment Idaho Falls City Council approves partial protections for LGBT citizens Sedona, Ariz. considering local […]

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Curio Theatre Co. to Debut Lesbian ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Have you noticed all the queer theater that’s going on in Philly these days? There’s all the stuff Mauckingbird is doing — most recently a […]