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Your Day-by-Day Guide to LGBT Anniversary Events in Philly

This week, Philadelphia is hosting a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of LGBT Civil Rights. Yes, after last week’s marriage quality festivities, we might be […]

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How Philadelphia Helped Give Birth to the LGBT Rights Movement

It was Sunday, July 4, 1965. Marj McCann stood behind a trash can across from Independence Hall and watched the marchers. How brave these people […]

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Constitution Center Gets Its First-Ever Drag Performance

The National Constitution Center is going all out for Pride month, with it’s first-ever LGBT exhibit and tonight, at the exhibit’s grand opening celebration, a drag […]

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PHOTOS: First Look at the First LGBT Exhibit at the Constitution Center

Yesterday afternoon you may have seen a Facebook, Twitter or Instagram update from us about the “Speaking Out for Equality” exhibit at the National Constitution […]

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PHOTOS: Sneak Peek at National Constitution Center’s First LGBT Exhibit

This Friday, the National Constitution Center (NCC) will debut its very first LGBT-focused exhibition: “Speaking Out for Equality: The Constitution, Gay Rights, and the Supreme Court.” […]

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Frank Kameny to Be Inducted Into U.S. Department of Labor’s Hall of Honor

If you’ve been paying attention to the news surrounding this summer’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of the LGBT civil rights movement, you’ve heard Frank […]

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Wanda Sykes to Host 50th Anniversary Ceremony on July 4th

Out comedian Wanda Sykes will MC the National LGBT 50th Anniversary Celebration on the Fourth of July at Independence Hall. The event is the grandmother of a […]

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There Will Be No Equality Forum This Year

Have you noticed something missing along the Avenue of the Arts? About this time every year, there are rainbow flags waving down Broad Street announcing […]

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All the Ways Philadelphia is Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Nation’s First LGBT Protests

  We’ve already reported on several ways the City of Philadelphia will mark the 50th anniversary of the nation’s first LGBT protests—which took place in […]

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William Way to Host Exhibit at National Constitution Center

The National Constitution Center (NCC) rolled out the rainbow carpet this morning to announce a new exhibit in partnership with William Way Community Center that will […]

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History Lesson: Christopher Bartlett on William Way’s 40th Anniversary

G Philly has teamed up with local filmmaker Kelly Burkhardt on a new monthly video series highlighting Philadelphia’s gay history. It’s done in anticipation of this year’s […]

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PHOTOS: City Announces Plans to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Nation’s First LGBT Protests

A lot of folks may not know this, but the nation’s first LGBT protests happened right here in our City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly […]