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Can Philly Get a Lesbian Bar? Please?

On a Thursday night in July, my girlfriend and I were strolling the Gayborhood when we bumped into a crew of lesbians we know from […]


Movies: qFLIX Returns

qFLIX, the annual festival of LGBTQ+ films, is back, and once again with another lineup of movies you might not otherwise get to see on […]


Video: In 2016, This Shit Still Happens to Gay People in Philly

If you haven’t been to South Philadelphia since the 1990s, a lot has changed. Yes, there are all sorts of trendy bars serving fancy beers, […]


A Jewish-Palestinian Lesbian Couple Walks Into a Bar

After a year of marriage, and some concern over whether one of them might actually be a spy, Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini have decided […]


Pa. Senate Committee Approves LGBT Discrimination Protections Bill

The Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee voted 7-4 Wednesday to pass legislation that would prohibit discrimination in employment and housing based on sexual orientation or […]

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Why Pennsylvania’s Hate Crime Laws Still Lack LGBT Protections

In the wake of the country’s worst-ever mass shooting, the nation’s cry for change is hard to ignore. In the early morning of June 12th, a […]

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The Ben Franklin Bridge Will Glow Rainbow for Orlando Victims

#BenFranklinBridge to pay tribute to Orlando victims & their families. #OrlandoUnited — DRPA (@DRPA_PAandNJ) June 14, 2016 The Ben Franklin Bridge will light […]


Kenney Expands City-Funded Travel Ban to Places With Anti-LBGT Legislation

Last month, Mayor Jim Kenney placed a ban on non-essential city-funded travel to Mississippi and North Carolina, in response to legislation enacted in those states that limit the […]


Kenney Bans City-Funded Travel to North Carolina, Mississippi

Director of LGBT Affairs Nellie Fitzpatrick announces @phillymayor banning non-essential travel to North Carolina and Mississippi following those states passing laws legalizing LGBT discrimination. A […]


Wolf to Sign LGBT Non-Discrimination Orders Tomorrow

Governor Tom Wolf plans to sign a pair of far-reaching anti-discrimination executive orders tomorrow, according to a statement released by his office. The orders — one […]


Photos: Punk Bands Rock Out With Their Food Cans Out at Electric Factory

On Thursday night, Punk Out, a local nonprofit with a mission to empower the lives of LGBT musicians and fans, held a food drive at Electric Factory. […]

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Philadelphia FIGHT 25th Anniversary

Philadelphia FIGHT’s 25th anniversary celebration was held Thursday night at the Loews Hotel. Founded in 1990 as a small HIV research project, FIGHT is now […]


No Jail for Gay Bashers?

Two of the people connected to the brutal assault against two gay men in Center City just accepted plea deals where they won’t serve any […]

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Our Favorite Instagrams From OutFest 2015

The City’s annual OutFest, a celebration of just about everything LGBTQ, rocked the Gayborhood almost all day Sunday. Besides from the vendors and plenty of […]

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PHOTOS: Mayor Nutter Helps Raise New Philadelphia LGBT Rainbow Flag This Morning

There were a variety of emotions this morning as members from Philadelphia government and the LGBT community met outside of City Hall to raise the City’s […]