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LGBTQ&A: Dante Austin

Dante Austin, 24, has been an openly gay deputy sheriff officer with the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office for nearly three years. We caught up with him […]

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LGBTQ Community Divided After GOAL Steps Down as Pride Marshals

Amid a controversy that has been brewing since April, the Greater Philadelphia Gay Officer Action League (GOAL) announced Friday that it was withdrawing as one […]

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OPINION: GOAL Is the Wrong Choice for Grand Marshal of Pride

Here’s a not-so-fun fact: Every year, Philly Pride does something that sours me on our city’s LGBTQ community. Whether it’s the lack of creativity in […]

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Philly LGBT Officers Give to LGBT Homeless

Two groups—members of the Philadelphia Police and a group of individuals currently residing at a LGBT shelter—came together yesterday afternoon in what one could easily describe […]

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Mayor Nutter and Philadelphia Police Welcome New LGBT Law Enforcement Organization

A new LGBT policing organization is shaping up in Philadelphia that will provide out officers the opportunity to create change within the force. The Greater […]