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Rep. Brian Sims to Introduce Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy for PA Minors

In a press conference this afternoon at the Attic Youth Center, Philly State Rep. Brian Sims and Luzerne Rep. Gerald Mullery announced plans to introduce […]

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Nutter Leads National Coalition of Mayors for the Freedom to Marry

Mayor Nutter disappointed some LGBTers last week when he declined an invitation from a local gay couple to officiate their wedding. And he didn’t make […]

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SMIZE QUEEN: Tyra Makes a Grown Man Cry

I’m beginning to think America’s Next Top Model has become less about a modeling competition and more a docudrama about the emotionally dysfunctional lives of […]

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LGBT Six-Word Memoir of the Day: Philly Gadabout Alexander Kacala

In partnership with SMITH Magazine’s Six-Word Memoir Project, we asked you to submit your queer life stories—succinctly. Every day until we run out, we will present the […]

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What Happens to MontCo Marriage Licenses That Were Already Issued?

This afternoon, a judge finally handed down his decision on D. Bruce Hanes’ issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples, and the outcome was disappointing, […]

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Chip Alfred Resigns From Equality Forum

This week, Chip Alfred announced that he is resigning his position as Equality Forum (EF) communications director. He’s leaving to work for Philadelphia FIGHT as the […]

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Mayor Rejects Councilman’s Plea to Break Sister-City Tie with Anti-Gay Russian Town

Yesterday, I posted a letter City Councilman Jim Kenney wrote to Mayor Nutter, asking him to break Philly’s sister-city tie with anti-gay Russian city Nizhny Novgorod. […]

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LGBT Six-Word Memoir of the Day: Trans Model Mercedes Demarko

In partnership with SMITH Magazine’s Six-Word Memoir Project, we asked you to submit your queer life stories—succinctly. Every day until we run out, we will present the […]

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Philly Student Defends His Decision to Take Part in ‘Most Original Stoli Guy’ Competition

Earlier this week, I ruffled some feathers when I posted about local student Billy Cavallo being named a finalist in the national “Most Original Stoli […]

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Councilman Jim Kenney Urges Mayor Nutter to Cut Ties with Philly’s Russian Sister City [UPDATED]

A few weeks ago I reported on a petition that called on City Council to sever Philly’s sister-city tie with Nizhny Novgorod, Russia’s fifth largest municipality […]

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Bristol Passes LGBT Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Last night, Bristol Borough became the 33rd municipality in the state of Pennsylvania to pass a LGBT non-discrimination ordinance. Brought up for a vote by […]

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PGW Taps Local, LGBT-Owned Business For Website Re-Design

Philadelphia Gas Works‘ website and mobile app recently got a whole new re-design courtesy of  Philly gay-owned web development agency The Tactile Group. Tactile Group owner and […]

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LGBT Six-Word Memoir of the Day: Philly Artist Butch Cordora

In partnership with SMITH Magazine’s Six-Word Memoir Project, we asked you to submit your queer life stories—succinctly. Every day until we run out, we will present the […]

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WATCH: Philly Gay Man Named ‘Most Original Stoli Guy’ Finalist

In a competition at iCandy a few weeks ago, Philly student Billy Cavallo was named a finalist in “The Most Original Stoli Guy” competition, a […]

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LGBT Six-Word Memoir of the Day: Icon Ebony-Fierce

In partnership with SMITH Magazine’s Six-Word Memoir Project, we asked you to submit your queer life stories—succinctly. Every day until we run out, we will present the […]