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Mazzoni Center Board President Christopher Pope Resigns

Just weeks after the resignations of Mazzoni Center CEO Lydia Gonzales Sciarrino and COO Ron Powers, Mazzoni board president Christopher Pope has announced his own […]

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Mazzoni Center Faces Backlash Over New CEO Hire

The Gayborhood nonprofit Mazzoni Center is facing renewed criticism by community members, staffers, and activists as new CEO/executive director Lydia Gonzales Sciarrino met frontline staff […]

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Meet the Local Queer Model Who Could Land a Deal With Maxim With Your Vote

South Philly’s Jessa Jordan is currently a finalist in Maxim Magazine‘s nationwide “Maxim’s Finest” contest. The winner, chosen by online voters, will receive a $25,000 […]

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The Must-See LGBTQ Films at the BlackStar Film Festival

Through August 6th, this year’s BlackStar film festival is screening more than 60 films from black filmmakers from around the world; this year’s theme is […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Juice: A Summer Day Party for LGBTQ Womxn

For hosting a celebration that unites diverse LGBTQ women, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is Juice: A Summer Day Party for LGBTQ Womxn. […]

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Mazzoni Center Responds to Community Criticism Over Interim Executive Director

Criticism has emerged following last week’s announcement that Stephen Glassman would be Mazzoni Center’s interim executive director after a recent slew of resignations at the […]

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IBA’s Board of Directors Sees Boost in Diversity and Inclusion

Ahead of its annual meeting on Monday, June 26th, the Independent Business Alliance (IBA) has informed G Philly that all five of its newly elected […]

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OPINION: Why I’m Boycotting Philly Pride This Weekend

Dear Philly Pride Presents: Since the late 1980s, your organization has annually hosted an event that aims to bring thousands of LGBTQ individuals and allies […]

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Philly’s Pride Flag to Get Two New Stripes: Black and Brown

Multiple sources closely connected with Thursday’s First Annual Pride Kick-Off at City Hall have confirmed to G Philly that the city’s Pride flag will add […]

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OPINION: Mayor’s Commissions Are an Exploitation of Diverse Community Labor

There’s no way to put this nicely — the racial diversity of Mayor Jim Kenney’s administration sucks. For a majority-minority city, somehow the bulk of […]

Business

New York VC Gayle Jennings O’Byrne on Tech Scene: “There’s Nothing Philly Can’t Do”

Philly Tech Week this year gathered thousands of people around 100 events, and one person who stood out from the crowd was Gayle Jennings O’Byrne. […]

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OPINION: Diversity Isn’t “Being in the Room” — It’s Whites Giving Up Their Seats

As Philadelphia and the rest of the nation grapple with what it means to be more inclusive, it seems as though some privileged individuals aren’t […]

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The 2017 Oscar Nominations Are Out, and It’s #GoodNightSoWhite

After two consecutive years of white actors and actresses dominating the acting categories for Hollywood’s biggest night — and two years of the viral hashtag […]

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Black Trans Demonstration Planned for Creating Change Conference

A collective of black transgender demonstrators is planning to stage a direct action at the Creating Change conference at 1 p.m. on Friday. The demonstration, […]

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Creating Change 2017 Is Finally Here: Our Recommended Events

More than 4,000 people will begin arriving in Center City on Wednesday for Creating Change 2017, the nation’s largest LGBTQ conference. The 29th-annual conference, presented […]