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Business at ICandy Has “Severely Dipped” Following Slur Backlash, Says General Manager

In the aftermath of a leaked video showing ICandy owner Darryl DePiano using the n-word repeatedly and DePiano’s subsequent public admission and apology, many Gayborhood […]

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Racial Justice Activists Call for Nellie Fitzpatrick’s Resignation

On Friday, September 23rd, the Black and Brown Workers Collective (BBWC), a recently formed intersectional LGBTQ/racial justice organization, released a list of public demands to […]

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LGBTQ Community Reacts To Recent Gayborhood Racism

Following the recent controversy surrounding the reveal and admittance of a video showing ICandy owner Darryl DePiano using the n-word repeatedly, Gayborhood community leaders have […]

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Video Surfaces of ICandy Owner Darryl DePiano Saying the N-Word

A YouTube video posted publicly on September 27th titled “ICandy Philadelphia Owner Uses the N-Word” has been circulating on social media. The video first circulated […]

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Activists Call for Boycott of Woody’s and ICandy Over Alleged Racism

On Friday, the Black and Brown Workers Collective, an LGBTQ/racial justice activist group, organized a public demonstration outside of City Hall, ICandy and Woody’s. Roughly […]

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Activists to Protest “Racism in the Gayborhood” at City Hall

The Black and Brown Workers Collective (BBWC), an intersectional LGBTQ/racial justice organization, is planning a direct action at City Hall on Friday, September 23rd, at […]

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Patrons See “Covert Racism” in Recent Enforcement of Woody’s Dress Code

Around midnight on Saturday, September 17th, popular Gayborhood performer Kemar Jewel arrived at Woody’s with some friends to celebrate a successful FringeArts gig he’d just […]

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LGBTQ&A: Le Thomas

Le Thomas is the president of Philadelphia Black Pride. We got to chat with the leader on what’s new with the organization and what the […]

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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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Patrons Claim ICandy Nightclub’s Timberland Boots “Ban” Is Racially Motivated

A series of incidents at the door of popular Gayborhood nightclub ICandy in recent weeks has some black LGBT community members wondering whether the club’s […]