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Out Community Advocate Alex Deering Announces Historic Candidacy for State Rep

If elected, Deering would be the first openly gay candidate of color ever to be elected to office in Pennsylvania.

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LGBTQ Event of the Week

Our pick: the Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus “Tinseltown Tidings” concert.

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Prince Harry’s Interracial Marriage to Meghan Markle Will Intensify Racism, Not Fix It

The media is peddling the narrative that centuries of colonialism can be erased with a simple “I do.” To which I say: tosh.

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OPINION: Black People, Let’s Stop Tearing Each Other Apart Over Meek Mill

Owens: Constant infighting over the rapper’s prison sentence reveals a generational divide that’s rooted in failed respectability politics.

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Trans Awareness Week Officially Kicks Off: Here’s a Full Lineup Of Events

Organizers hope to raise the visibility of trans and gender non-conforming people.

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Sharp Robert Leaves Gayborhood Burlesque Scene After Groping Allegation

A fellow burlesque performer had publicly accused him of an incident at Tabu in 2016.

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White Progressives: Now That You’ve Won, Stop Using Us and Do Something

Owens: After election wins, black and brown communities are going to start holding progressives accountable.

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Documents Show NAACP Head Routinely Touted Affiliation During Soda Tax Campaign

Rodney Muhammad has repeatedly denied that his paid pro–soda tax work in 2016 was related to his position.

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LGBTQ Event of the Week

Our pick: Raspberry Royale’s “The Dark Carnival.”

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OPINION: I Was Discriminated Against by American Airlines

Owens: The NAACP was right to issue a travel advisory about the company.

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LGBTQ&A: Sam Marks

We spoke with the disability rights advocate on joining marches, ableism, and defending trans rights on the state level.

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LGBTQ Event of the Week

Our pick: Halloqweens Bash.

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Pro-LGBTQ State Senator Voted for Anti-Trans Bill Amendment

Sharif Street has previously garnered endorsements from Liberty City LGBT Democratic Club.

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OPINION: I Hope Amazon HQ2 Doesn’t Come to Philly

Owens: The poorest big city in America can’t afford it.

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LGBTQ Event of the Week

Our pick: Spiral Q’s 18th Annual Peoplehood.