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Gubernatorial Candidate Tom Wolf Weighs in on Center City Gay-Bashing

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf released the following statement today in the wake of last week’s brutal gay-bashing in Center City:

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The Philly Outrage Meter for the Week Ending September 19, 2014

Create Infographics 98%: The attack on two gay men in Center City, which actually occurred last week.

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Brian Sims Organizes Public Rally in Support of Gay-Bashing Victims

Yesterday we told you about Brian Sims’ intentions to take the victims of last week’s gay-bashing in Center City to Harrisburg to change Pennsylvania’s hate […]

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(UPDATE) High School Parts Ways With Assistant Coach Connected to Beating

[Update 1:55 p.m.] The archiocese has released a statement saying the assistant coach was not fired, but resigned when confronted about the matter. The archdiocese […]

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Gay Bashing Witness: “I Don’t See How It Could Be Self-Defense”

Geoff Nagle lives on the 3rd floor of an apartment building on the corner of 16th and Chancellor streets, and he saw last Thursday’s brutal […]

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Jim Kenney Calls for Federal Investigation of Center City Gay-Bashing

City Councilman Jim Kenney has sent a letter to U.S. Attorney Zane Memeger calling on the Department of Justice to partner with local authorities to […]

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Alleged Hate Attack Group Members Reportedly Claiming Self-Defense [UPDATED]

See below for updates…. [Original] Multiple sources have tipped us off that the still-unidentified alleged assailants in last week’s attack at 16th and Chancellor streets […]

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Last Night, I Wanted to Bash the Gay-Bashers

Last night, Philly was enthralled with a minute-by-minute social media manhunt for the alleged perpetrators of a gay-bashing crime in Center City. We watched with rapt attention […]

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Does This Photo Show the Suspects in Gay Beating Having Dinner at La Viola?

Former Real Housewives of New Jersey castmate Greg Bennett tweeted this photo that he claims — because of similarities in clothing — includes some of […]

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Philly Business Owners Offering $10K for Info Leading to Arrest of Gay Men’s Attackers

UPDATE, 10:11 p.m. Are These the Gay Beating Suspects Having Dinner at La Viola? I just got word from Penn 6 co-owner Tim Adams that his business […]

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Police Release Video of Suspects in Attack of Two Gay Men in Center City

UPDATE, 9:40 p.m., Sept. 24th: After charges and arrests were made, the Philadelphia Police Department has apparently made the suspect video private. The page on the […]

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UPDATE: Gay Men Attacked in Center City Released From Hospital With “Serious Visible Injuries”

The 26- and 28-year-old gay couple who were attacked in Center City last Thursday have been released from the hospital, but are suffering “serious visible […]

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Pictures Released of Alleged Assailants in Center City Attack

Last evening, we reported on the vicious attack of two gay men Thursday night. Now, new details are emerging, including a video from NBC10 that […]

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Police Seek Information About Possible Homophobic Attack at 15th and Walnut Last Night

UPDATE, 9 p.m.: This evening I spoke with Caryn Kunkle, one of the first people to post on social media about the attack. She says […]

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Was Honey Boo Boo’s Uncle Poodle Gay Bashed?

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’s Uncle Poodle talks about growing up gay in the South, how he was gay bashed and bullied as a kid and why his family’s support got him through the tough times.