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How the DOMA Ruling *Could* Affect Pennsylvania

Yesterday I reported that the status of gay marriage in Pennsylvania won’t be affected at all by yesterday’s Supreme Court rulings on DOMA and Prop […]

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Chris Christie On DOMA Ruling: “Bad Decision”

Chris Christie, that noted vetoer of same-sex marriage bills, had this to say yesterday about the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the Defense of […]

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Twitter Reacts to Supreme Court’s Gay Marriage Rulings

As expected, Twitter overflowed with commentary when the Supreme Court issued its gay marriage rulings this morning. A roundup of commentary from Philadelphia and around […]

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Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA, 5-4; Technicality Will Allow Gay Marriage in California

The Supreme Court has struck down part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which let states and the federal government refuse to recognize gay […]

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What Tory Burch, Michelle Obama, and Jason Collins Have in Common

Tory Burch, fashion queen and native Main Liner. Jason Collins, slightly awkward jock and openly gay NBA player. Not much in common, it seems. Until yesterday. […]

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Admitting Gays? OK, Boy Scouts, That’s a Start

It’s about time! The Boy Scouts have decided to admit gay kids to the organization.I’m happy that calmer heads prevailed and their leadership is finally […]

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Philly Comic John McKeever Explores Origins of Heterosexuality

Via Gawker, we see Philly comic John McKeever has released a (NSFW) video about the origin of heterosexuality: “No samesies.”

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Boy Scouts Approve Gay Troops, But Gay Adults Are Still Officially Banned

The Boy Scouts’ age-old policy banning openly-gay troop members has been reversed. Of the 1440 volunteer leaders who voted yesterday, 60% approved the change in […]

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Philly Promoter Beaten As Wave of NYC Gay-Bashing Continues

Philadelphia Weekly’s Tara Murtha reports: Dan Contarino, former promoter of the popular “Shaft” party at Shampoo nightclub, was assaulted in New York City last night, […]

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Catholic “Sports Camp” to Solve Homosexuality Through Sweaty, Completely Non-Homoerotic Exertions

In “news that feels like a put-on,” Elizabeth Fiedler at NewsWorks reports the Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood—a Catholic seminary, natch—is planning a “sports camp” […]

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WATCH: Philly Seminarians Make “It Gets Better” Video

From the video notes: “Students and a professor from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia remind GLBT youth that ‘it gets better.’” The seminary serves […]

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Boy Scouts Leaving Philly As Bitter Feud With City Has Ended

For about five years now, the city’s been telling the Boy Scouts it couldn’t keep staying rent-free in public property if it didn’t adhere to […]

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NBA Player Becomes First Openly Gay Professional Athlete

This week’s Sports Illustrated cover story is a first-person essay by 34-year-old NBA center Jason Collins, who has just become the first openly gay male athlete […]

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What You Need to Know About LGBT Health

“LGBT health issues are not all that different from the average patient’s. Lack of access to affordable health care is a major factor,” says Dr. […]

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White House Shows Its Pride

With gay marriage up for debate and the year of a new presidential election – not to mention the upcoming summer of Pride – it’s […]