LGBTQ

Three Outs: A Philly Coming-Out Story

Philadelphia was where I came out of the closet. Heading back home was a different story.


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PCHR to Philly FIGHT: “We Stand by Our Gayborhood Racism Report”

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Social Justice Groups Denounce “Discriminatory Practices” at Philly FIGHT

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Philly FIGHT Board Members, Staff Protest at PCHR Office

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Events

LGBTQ Event of the Week

Our pick: Qunify’s “Speakeasy.”

City

GALAEI Downsizes Trans Equity Project Amid Funding Shortfall

Two staff members were told that they would be made part-time.

Events

LGBTQ Event of the Week

Our pick: Metamorphosis: An Anti-Gala

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Malcolm Kenyatta Makes History With State House Primary Victory

The LGBTQ community advocate has now become the first openly gay candidate of color ever to win a state House primary in Pennsylvania.

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Mimi Imfurst Admits to Initiating Unwelcome Online Sexual Chats

Gayborhood drag producer Braden Chapman says he regrets that two Drag Wars contestants “felt pressured or obligated to partake in these conversations.”

LGBTQ&A

R. Eric Thomas Returns to Philly to Debut “Mrs. Harrison”

The Barrymore Award–winning playwright chats about just how much he misses us.



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Day of Silence: What It Means for These Philly-Area Students

We spoke with two Shipley students on why they’re choosing to take a vow of silence to highlight the silencing of LGBTQ people in school environments.

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Sally Kohn Is in Philly Tonight to Promote Her Controversial New Book

The popular CNN commentator will be interviewed by Desiree Peterkin Bell.

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Kimmel Center to Host City’s First-Ever “LGBTQ State of the Union”

The May 29th event will feature TED Talk–style presentations from Gayborhood nonprofit leaders.

LGBTQ&A

LGBTQ&A: Mikhel Harrison

We talk with the Philly queer political organizer on activism, protests, and resisting Trump.

Events

LGBTQ Event of the Week

Our pick: “I’m From Driftwood” 5th Annual Spring Brunch Fundraiser.


Events

LGBTQ Event of the Week

Our pick: Commonspace Live’s "Looking Class"

News

Mazzoni Center Faces Backlash Over New CEO Hire

Some say the new CEO/executive director lacks the right experience to run a LGBTQ-centered organization.

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Councilman Green Holds Hearing on Diversity at Philly Nonprofits

Green says he’s calling for “adequate representation of people of color in roles of leadership” at organizations in the Gayborhood and beyond.

Events

LGBTQ Event of the Week

Our pick: Sweet Liberation Bake Sale.

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