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LGBTQ Event of the Week: A Hero Like Me

For its love of queer comics, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is A Hero Like Me. Enjoy an afternoon that plans to “create […]

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WATCH: Syrian Family Deported From PHL Lands at JFK

The Syrian family who was deported from the Philadelphia International Airport on January 28th – one day after President Donald Trump passed his executive order on […]

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LGBTQ&A: Naiymah Sanchez

Naiymah Sanchez is a trans-Latina community activist and transgender advocate coordinator for the ACLU of Pennsylvania. We caught up with her on serving the community, […]

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ACLU: Philly Is Setting Itself Up for Conflict With DNC Protesters

The ACLU of Pennsylvania faxed a letter to Mayor Jim Kenney this morning raising questions about the city’s stance on protests during the Democratic National Convention. The letter […]

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There’s Going to Be a Big Philly Stop-and-Frisk Town Hall

No matter where you look, there’s a cloud of confusion surrounding the future of stop-and-frisk in Philly. Take the political theater playing out in various opinion columns over the […]

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ACLU App Lets Civilians Record Police

The last year has been filled with videos depicting — or purporting to depict — police misconduct across the United States. Now the ACLU is […]

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If You See a Cop Stop, Start Recording

For the past week, the country has spent a lot of time — perhaps too much? — watching North Charleston, South Carolina, police officer Michael Slager fire […]

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Philadelphia Police Reform: The Path Forward

We’ve heard what the experts think needs to change about the Philadelphia Police Department. And we’ve heard what the feds think, too. But what about the […]

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Top LGBT Civil Rights Organizations in and Around Philadelphia

ACLU of Pennsylvania P.O. Box 40008 215-592-1513, aclupa.org ACLU of Pennsylvania works to secure total rights for LGBT people by working to defend and expand the individual rights […]

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PHILANTHROPY FRIDAY: Reggie Shuford With ACLU of Pennsylvania

Every Friday Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF) Executive Director Samantha Giusti introduces you to a local LGBT non-profit in Philadelphia. This week, the ACLU of Pennsylvania, an […]

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Whitewood vs. Wolf Plaintiffs, Neshaminy High School and Others to Be Honored at ACLU Bill of Rights Dinner

Though we still have a ways to go, it’s hard to deny that it’s been an amazing year in Pennsylvania when it comes to securing […]

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Governor Corbett Will Not Appeal PA Marriage Equality Ruling

Gay wedding bells will continue ringing in Pennsylvania, folks: Governor Tom Corbett has decided not to appeal Judge John Jones III’s decision to strike down […]

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Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania’s Gay Marriage Ban

It’s official, Pennsylvania has finally jumped on the right side of history. U.S. District Judge John Jones III has ruled that Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage is […]

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Gay Marriage Ruling Expected Today in Pennsylvania [UPDATED]

[UPDATE 5/20/2014, 11:22 a.m.]: ACLU reports that Judge Jones will make a decision after 2 p.m. today. I’ve contacted the Judge’s office for a quote, […]