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LGBTQ&A: Juan Franco Murillo

Juan Franco Murillo is the newly appointed executive director of DVLF. We talk to the emerging community leader on what he’s learned on his journey […]

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DVLF Announces Its 2017 Heroes Awardees

In its 11th year, DVLF Heroes celebrates people whose deeds positively affect the LGBTQ community. “Reading through the community’s submitted nominations, I was struck by […]

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PHOTOS: DVLF’s TOY 10th Anniversary

On Saturday, December 10th, DVLF had celebrated the 10th anniversary of its annual holiday toy-giving event “TOY” at Top of the Tower, 1717 Arch Street. […]

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LOCAL NEWS: Wawa Welcome America Parade to Have First LGBT Float

The LGBT float for the Wawa Welcome Forth of July Parade will include Mummers, local drag queens, and community leaders. It’s been roughly 10 years […]

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PHOTOS: 2016 DVLF HEROES Ceremony

The 10th-annual DVLF HEROES ceremony took place on April 17th at Hotel Monaco. Youth, adults, nonprofits, straight allies and businesses that have proven their advocacy […]

Convicted gay basher Kathryn Knott walks from the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia on December 17, 2015.
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LOCAL NEWS: What Twitter Had to Say About the Latest in the Kathryn Knott Saga

Social media sounds off on the denial of Kathryn Knott’s request for a reduced sentence. On Monday, Court of Common Pleas judge Roxanne Covington denied […]

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Q&A: Samantha Giusti on DVLF’s New Look

We’ve seen a new logo and have heard around the Gayborhood that DVLF is also making other noticeable changes. What’s sparked these decisions? Our organization […]

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DVLF’s Samantha Giusti Named Top Executive of the Year

There’s more good news for the Delaware Valley Legacy Fund‘s Executive Director Samantha Giusti. Philly Biz has named the hard-working Giusti one of 12 Philadelphia “Executives […]

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PHOTOS: DVLF’s Toy 2015 at Fire and Ice

On Saturday evening, hundreds packed into Fire and Ice restaurant and lounge in Old City to celebrate the holidays with DVLF‘s annual TOY event. Party […]

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PHOTOS: Our Night Out at The Pyramid Club

The Pyramid Club is one of the most popular venues for DVLF‘s Our Night Out every year, and last evening’s mixer was no exception. The […]

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DVLF’s TOY Returns To Spread Holiday Cheer

The Delaware Valley Legacy Fund’s TOY event is celebrating nine years on Saturday, December 5, and community members are invited to make the annual fundraiser a […]

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PHOTOS: Our Night Out at the Ritz-Carlton

It was a perfect autumn evening at the Ritz-Carlton on Philadelphia’s Avenue of the Arts for DVLF’s Our Night Out, which served as a preview […]

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DVLF Awards Six Organizations Grants for LGBT Initiatives

Last evening, the Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF) awarded six local service organizations, which featured innovative LGBT initiatives, a host of handsome grants for their work during a ceremony […]

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PHOTOS: Exciting Announcements Made at Last Night’s IBA and OPAL Mixer

Last evening, members of the greater Philadelphia LGBT chamber of commerce, the Independence Business Alliance (IBA), teamed up with the Out Philadelphia Athletic League (OPAL) to […]

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PHOTOS: Our Night Out at Uptown Beer Garden

It was a gorgeous night for a party. Delaware Valley Legacy Fund’s Our Night Out spent the evening at the Uptown Beer Garden to support […]