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LGBTQ&A: Brandon Szeker

Brandon Szeker is the public relations manager for Philly PR Girl and has previously done media work at CBS Radio, Beasley Broadcast Group, and Philadelphia […]

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Post-Bernie, Could Socialists Transform Congress the Way the Tea Party Did?

It was never about Bernie Sanders, the delegates agreed, gathered Wednesday afternoon for a Democratic Socialist Caucus at the William Way LGBT Community Center. Or […]


Philly Eateries Say DNC Is a Mixed Bag

The stretch of blocks on East Passyunk Avenue from Broad Street to Passyunk Square was mostly calm Tuesday evening, the second night of the Democratic […]

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DNC NEWS: HRC Staffer Will Be First Openly Transgender Convention Speaker

On Thursday, Sarah McBride will be the first openly transgender person to speak at a Democratic or Republican national convention. Sarah McBride, the national press […]

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The Ultimate LGBTQ DNC Guide

MONDAY EVENTS National Legal Panel 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. National Museum of American Jewish History (Dell Theater) 101 South Independence Mall East (5th and […]

Stage and podium at the Democratic National Convention, with Philadelphia skyline and Liberty Bell

WATCH: Here’s the DNC Stage Where Hillary Clinton Will Accept Nomination

It’s going to be a weird week. Today, Democratic National Convention Committee chairwoman Rev. Leah D. Daughtry and Mayor Jim Kenney unveiled the stage and podium […]

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TOP PICKS: The Best LGBTQ Events This Weekend

FRIDAY EVENTS FurFloat 2016! 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Bucks County River Country, 2 Walters Lane, Point Pleasant, Pa.; over 21. The Philly Regional Bears […]

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Six Arrested After Sit-in at DNC Host Committee Offices

Six members of Reclaim Philadelphia were arrested yesterday after staging a sit-in at the offices of the Democratic National Convention’s Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee, demanding to […]

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This DNC App Will Keep You in The Know During the Convention

BIG NEWS: The #DemsInPhilly app is now available in the App and Google Play stores! — DemConvention (@DemConvention) July 19, 2016 The Democratic National […]

Air Force One replica at the Pennsylvania Convention Center

Air Force One (Replica) Touches Down in Philly, Causes Traffic Jam

If you saw Air Force One rolling down the Schuylkill Expressway this morning, you weren’t hallucinating. That really was a replica of the fuselage of […]

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NATIONAL NEWS: A Transgender Bathroom Ad Causes Big Buzz

A national TV ad depicting transgender bathroom discrimination will premiere during the Republican National Convention. A new ad spotlighting the bathroom discrimination struggles faced by […]

The Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign and the ACLU announce their lawsuit against Philadelphia

Protesters Will Be Allowed to March at Rush Hour During DNC

In response to a lawsuit filed by the ACLU, Mayor Jim Kenney’s administration has reversed its blanket ban on rush-hour protests during the Democratic National Convention. […]


Church to Hold “DNC Freedom School” for Protesters

In the summer of 1964, the Mississippi Freedom Schools were an alternative education program for black students that, among other things, taught non-violent resistance and […]

The Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign and the ACLU announce their lawsuit against Philadelphia
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ACLU Sues City Over DNC Protest Permit Denial

The ACLU filed a lawsuit against the City of Philadelphia today over the denial of a protest march permit on the opening day of the […]


Kenney: Philly Will Not Buy an Armored Vehicle for the DNC

Philly will not buy an armored vehicle for the Democratic National Convention this July, Mayor Jim Kenney said yesterday at a press conference in D.C. […]