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It Looks Like Philadelphia Might Never Get on Board With Wage Equity

More than a year after Mayor Kenney signed Philadelphia’s wage equity bill into law — and after year of protests and appeals on the matter […]


Report: Philly’s Gender Pay Gap is Smaller than the National Average But Still Not Good

Despite constant backlash from, well, everyone, the gender pay gap still plagues much of our nation’s female workforce. And although the Philadelphia metro rises above […]

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Is Real Equality Finally Coming to the Gayborhood?

“Anti-blackness anywhere is anti-blackness everywhere!” The chant roared through a bullhorn on September 23, 2016, as a group of 15 mostly black and Latinx LGBTQ […]


Comcast Threatens to Sue If City Enacts Wage Discrimination Bill

Comcast has threatened to sue Philadelphia if Mayor Jim Kenney signs a bill passed unanimously by City Council last month that would forbid employers from asking job […]

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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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TOP PICKS: The Best LGBTQ Events This Weekend

FRIDAY EVENTS FurFloat 2016! 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Bucks County River Country, 2 Walters Lane, Point Pleasant, Pa.; over 21. The Philly Regional Bears […]

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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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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 […]

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LOCAL NEWS: Equality PA Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

Equality Pennsylvania endorses Hillary Clinton for president. Prominent LGBTQ advocacy organization Equality Pennsylvania on Tuesday formally announced its support for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. […]

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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 […]