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Boycotting Chick-fil-A? Here Are 243 Other Companies You Might Want to Avoid

You know how your friends are always annoying you by sharing links from years ago as if they are new stories? That’s what I thought […]

City Life

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 […]

Things to Do

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 […]

City Life

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, […]

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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 […]

City Life

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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

The Scene

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]