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Poll: Most Americans Don’t Know Puerto Ricans are U.S. Citizens

So this happened: From May 6th to May 9th, the Economist and You-Gov conducted a survey of U.S. citizens 18 and older, asking them several […]

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Ladies-Only Race Takes Over the Wissahickon Next Weekend

Who run the world? Girls. Or at least they run Philly in the See Chicks Run 5K/10K coming up Sunday, June 5th. The race is a […]

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LGBTQ&A: Stro Kyle

By day, Stro Kyle, 30, works at the Attic Youth Center as a program specialist. But after sundown, he’s an emerging black queer-events promoter. Ahead […]

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LGBTQ&A: Isaiah Solomon Freeman

White|Wash, directed by Philly native Isaiah Solomon Freeman, is an experimental horror film — set in an imaginary world where marginalized images are the standard […]

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Opinion: Five Reasons African-Americans Need to Stop Drinking the Poisonous Clinton Kool-Aid

A version of this column also ran in the Philadelphia Tribune. Black people love “Billary” (i.e., Bill Clinton plus Hillary Clinton equals Billary). But Billary […]

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For Everyone Who Misses #RunStreakPHL: A New Local Running Challenge to Try

Like some rabbits need a carrot dangling in front of their face, some runners need a little motivation to get moving. Well, here’s your carrot: […]

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OPINION: Identity and Acceptance Collide in LGBTQ News

Coverage this week of LGBTQ news couldn’t be any more of a headache. The same tropes of homophobia and transphobia showed their nastier sides on […]

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Sheena Howard on Race, Gender, and the Intersections of Queerness

You’re no stranger to G Philly and examining social dynamics pertaining to race, queerness, and communication. What current projects are you doing to further this […]

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SPLC: Hate Groups Rise in Pa., Wane in N.J.

The number of hate groups in Pennsylvania rose slightly in 2015, a new report says, while dropping greatly in New Jersey. The Southern Poverty Law […]

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OPINION: Dispelling the Big Black Homophobia Myth

It’s horrible when people, especially professors, tell you how to think. It’s even worse when they try to explain why. “I can only imagine how […]

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CAPA Drops Musical After Complaints of Racism

The Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts has dropped a planned staging of the musical Thoroughly Modern Millie after students complained about […]

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In Wake of Protests at Other Ivy League Schools, Penn Drops “Faculty Master” Title

The heads of Penn’s dorms are no longer called “faculty masters.” Penn has changed the title to “faculty director.” The Daily Pennsylvanian reports it came […]

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Mayor Nutter: Trump Is an “Asshole,” a “Madman” and a “Danger to Society”

[Updated with news of hate crimes reward announcement.] On Tuesday afternoon, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and Mayor-elect Jim Kenney as well as other officials and […]

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Police Officer in Medford, N.J., Files Racial Discrimination Suit

The only African-American officer on the Medford Township, N.J., police force is suing his employer and the township, alleging a pattern of racial discrimination in […]

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“Black Lives Matter” Banner Vandalized at Main Line Church?

No sooner had this month’s issue of Philadelphia hit newsstands with its cover story “Racial Profiling on the Main Line” than one of the institutions featured […]