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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 […]

City Life

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 […]

Business

All Companies Should Copy This Josh Kopelman Hiring Tactic

Tech and VC firms that release diversity reports then go ghost on “next steps” are only dragging their feet on the issue. And despite those […]

City Life

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. […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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. […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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, […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

Want to Solve the Mummers’ Diversity Problem? Just Call It “The White Heritage Parade”

It’s a new year, and the older I get, the more I have begun to realize that some stuff won’t change because it really doesn’t […]