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OPINION: Black City Officials Should Speak Out Against Gayborhood Racism

It has been nearly two weeks since a video leaked of ICandy owner Darryl DePiano repeatedly using the n-word among his peers. Since then, it […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Queering Racial Justice Institute

For its impressive lineup of national and local guests and its all-inclusive focus on timely subject matter, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is […]

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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 […]

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LOCAL NEWS: Jim Kenney, Other Celebs to Guest-Bartend at Philly4Pulse Event

Philadelphia’s Gayborhood unites with public figures to support the victims of the Orlando Pulse shootings. Since June 14th, owners and representatives from the Gayborhood’s most […]

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LOCAL NEWS: LGBT Non-Discrimination Bills Look Stalled for Summer

The LGBT non-discrimination bills recently proposed in the Pennsylvania legislature might have to wait until the fall before being considered. After all of the recent […]

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LOCAL NEWS: State Senator Proposes Three LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Bills

Three bills introduced in the Pennsylvania Senate propose to update the Human Relations Act to include LGBTQ protections. Late last week, Republican State Senator Pat […]

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LOCAL NEWS: Faith Leaders Are Advocating for Pennsylvania Fairness Act

Faith leaders and congregations have joined Equality Pennsylvania in pushing state legislators to pass the Pennsylvania Fairness Act. Last weekend, 18 Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Jewish […]

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OPINION: Here’s What We All Should Be Doing for Transgender Day of Visibility

Thursday is Transgender Day of Visibility, a moment designated to reflect and acknowledge the existence of transpeople and their causes. The special nature of the […]

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Equality Pennsylvania Issues Faith Moral Statement on Discrimination Petition

Equality Pennsylvania has issued a “Faith Moral Statement on Discrimination” accompanied by a petition which asks readers to sign if they agree with the organization’s […]

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PA Legislative Session Ends With No LGBT Hate Crimes Law

The Pennsylvania legislative session has come to a close for the season and, much to the chagrin of PA LGBT advocates, there has been no action […]

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Adrian Shanker Steps Down as President of Equality PA

Next month, Adrian Shanker will step down as president of Equality Pennsylvania, and discontinue his services on the organization’s Board of Directors. In a resignation […]

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T-Shirt Benefits Equality PA

You can never have too many t-shirts. Those are words we live by every summer. And that’s why couldn’t pass up these new ones from […]