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PHOTOS: “It Gets Better” Finale Concert at the Kimmel Center

It was quite a Saturday evening to remember as the Kimmel Center wrapped up its weeklong “It Gets Better Project” residency with a concert featuring nothing […]

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LGBT Philadelphia Remembers Gloria Casarez

The untimely death of Gloria Casarez, Philadelphia’s first director of the Mayor’s Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Affairs, has sent shockwaves through the […]

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13 #GayPhilly Instagrams You Should See This Week: Who Went Purple for #SpiritDay

Yesterday, GLAAD hosted a nationwide campaign called #SpiritDay, where it asked people to “go purple” as way to stand up against bullying and to show support for […]

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Testimony Heard for Hate-Crime Legislation

The Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee held a hearing on hate-crime legislation Thursday at the Kimmel Center. The recent attack on a gay couple in […]

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Josh Schonewolf Presents … Man Crush Monday

Every week, Philly gay gents share their local picks for Man Crush Monday. This week: prolific local party producer Josh Schonewolf, who’s soon taking his popular […]

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PHOTOS: 300 Show Up to Attend Brian Sims’ Rally for Gay-Bashing Victims

LOVE Park was a veritable sea of supporters this afternoon, when more than 300 (!) local lawmakers, LGBT leaders and community members showed up in the rain to attend a […]

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TODAY: Brian Sims Hosts a Rally for Gay-Bashing Victims

Today at 2 p.m., State Representative Brian Sims will host an event in Love Park for the two victims of the September 11th gay-bashing in Center […]

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Brian Sims Organizes Public Rally in Support of Gay-Bashing Victims

Yesterday we told you about Brian Sims’ intentions to take the victims of last week’s gay-bashing in Center City to Harrisburg to change Pennsylvania’s hate […]

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Brian Sims: I Will Bring Victims to Harrisburg to Change the Law

You can sign the “Change PA Hate Crime Law to include Sexual Orientation” petition all you want, but the real change is going to have […]

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The Taney Dragons Now Have Their Very Own Week

Did you know it’s Taney Dragons week? That’s right: Because the Taney Dragons run to the Little League World Series happened while legislators were on […]

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WATCH: Brian Sims Rappels Commerce Square in Center City

If you thought you saw Brian Sims rappelling down the Commerce Square building in Center City this afternoon your eyes weren’t deceiving you. The state representative […]

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Brian Sims Douses Himself in Cold Water for Charity

Earlier this summer my Facebook feed was drenched with videos from folks in my hometown, Lancaster, Kentucky, taking part in a “cold water challenge.” The concept […]

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Brian Sims Throwing “Beer and Bears” Party in P-Town

Philly State Representative Brian Sims is exploring new territory next week—his very first Bear Week in P-Town. To celebrate—and to raise funds for his 2014 […]

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Help Brian Sims Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro!

Democratic legislator Brian Sims is raising funds to take part in a special mountain climb with the Military Assistance Project, and he needs your help.

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“Homosexual Activist Brian Sims is Wrong About HB300”

Did that headline surprise you? It did me, too, when I read it this morning — except the one I read didn’t have quotes around […]