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City Life

That Time (Last Week) a White Man Joked That I Must Be the Coat-Checker

Holiday parties: for me, either the best of times or the most uncomfortable of times. As the editor of G Philly, Philadelphia magazine’s LGBTQ channel, […]

Business

11 Tech Leaders on How to Bolster Diversity in Philly Tech

It’s no secret that the tech industry has a diversity problem. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that several Silicon Valley tech companies — Twitter, Pinterest, Salesforce, […]

City Life

Woody’s Is Hosting a Q&A to Amend Allegedly Discriminatory Policies

On Tuesday, November 22nd, popular Gayborhood bar Woody’s will be hosting a public Q&A to address current concerns pertaining to its dress code policies and overall diversity […]

City Life

LGBTQ&A: Zachary Wilcha

Zachary Wilcha is the first-ever executive director of the Independence Business Alliance (IBA), Greater Philadelphia’s LGBT chamber of commerce. We chatted about the organization’s recent […]

City Life

OPINION: Mayor’s Office of LGBT Affairs Should Seriously Address the Gayborhood’s Racial Insensitivity

A little more than a year ago I first shared publicly my experience of dealing with racial insensitivity in the Gayborhood. After that, I took […]

City Life

LGBTQ&A: Dante Austin

Dante Austin, 24, has been an openly gay deputy sheriff officer with the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office for nearly three years. We caught up with him […]

City Life

LGBTQ&A: Anthony Mustafa Adair

Anthony Mustafa Adair, a 24-year-old rising star in Philadelphia’s theater scene, chats with us about his experiences as an openly gay Afghan performer and his […]

City Life

OPINION: We Need More Diverse Representations of LGBTQ Life on TV

Next week, Fox’s megahit show Empire returns, and my black gay friends are more excited for its arrival than they are warmer Philly weather. “It’s […]

Citified

Jim Kenney’s Team: Mostly White, Majority Women

Last May, Jim Kenney won the mayoral primary in an eye-popping, record-breaking landslide, the likes of which hadn’t been seen in almost 40 years. His […]

City Life

Central High School Named Nation’s Most Diverse

Not only is Philadelphia’s Central High School one of the top high schools in the city, the region and the state of Pennsylvania, it’s also […]

Business

Board to Monitor South Philly Casino’s Lofty Diversity Promises

Last week, Stadium Casino announced ambitious diversity goals for its soon-to-be-built casino in the South Philadelphia. It promised that 50 percent of the post-construction workforce will be minorities […]

Business

ThinkFest Preview: Brigitte Daniel

Brigitte Daniel works for the cable company in town. No, not Comcast. It’s Wilco Electronics, a Fort Washington, Pa.-based provider of cable TV, high-speed Internet and […]

Business

Study: 94 Percent of Philly’s Top Companies Have a Male CEO

Philadelphia is facing a serious crisis regarding gender equality in the workplace, according to a new study. In fact, women held only 13 percent of […]

City Life

The Millennial Revolution: Diversity Isn’t Just a Nice Idea

I was asked to write a piece on how millennials feel about race and what that means for Philadelphia. The truth is, I’m reluctant to […]