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One Year Ago Today, the ICandy N-Word Video Rocked the Gayborhood

On September 29th, 2016, a video surfaced of ICandy owner Darryl DePiano referring to a former black employee and patrons as “niggers” repeatedly. Here’s the cringeworthy […]

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Ricky Peterson, the Forgotten Man of the ICandy Video Controversy, Reacts to Apology

Following the release last week of a video featuring ICandy Nightclub owner Darryl DePiano formally apologizing to a “Ricky Peters” — and the LGBTQ community […]

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ICandy Owner Darryl DePiano Releases Video Apologizing for Racial Slur

This a developing story and may be updated at any time. Nearly a year after a YouTube video surfaced of iCandy Nightclub owner Darryl DePiano […]

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Petition Calling on Milan Christopher to Boycott ICandy Booking Gains Traction

Nearly a year after a video surfaced of iCandy Nightclub owner Darryl DePiano repeatedly referring to a former employee and black patrons as “niggers,” controversy […]

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Activists Protest Outside ICandy’s Sixth-Anniversary Party

Nearly a year after G Philly first reported allegations of racial discrimination over a “no Timberland boots” policy at ICandy nightclub, activists gathered in protest […]

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G Philly’s Top 10 Stories of 2016

It was an incredible year for LGBTQ news in Philadelphia, with both inspirational times and some very controversial moments. Here, we rank the top 10 […]

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The Man Called the N-Word in the ICandy Video Speaks Out

Ricky Peterson was at work as a nursing assistant at Penn when he first heard about the video. That video. “I received it via text […]

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Video Surfaces of ICandy Owner Darryl DePiano Saying the N-Word

A YouTube video posted publicly on September 27th titled “ICandy Philadelphia Owner Uses the N-Word” has been circulating on social media. The video first circulated […]