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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 […]


Where to Eat in Midtown Village and the Gayborhood: The Ultimate Guide

Midtown Village (and the Gayborhood within it) is proof of all the theories for building heat and capturing lightning. It’s an area that showcases diversity, density […]

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Two Attic Youth Center Leaders Suspended Following Discrimination Allegations

On Tuesday, the board of directors of the Attic Youth Center suspended longtime executive director Carrie Jacobs and director of programs and operations Christina Santos while […]

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Vanguard Charitable Has a Hate Group Problem

If you’re the kind of person who is still depriving yourself of Chick-fil-A spicy chicken sandwiches because of the 2012 gay marriage flap involving the […]

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This Philly Pastor Wants to Become Pa.’s First Out Lesbian State Rep

Longtime community advocate and LGBTQ activist Pamela Williams (often referred to as “Pastor Pamm”) has officially announced her candidacy for state rep in the 190th […]

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23 Questions With Amber Hikes, Director of Philly’s Office of LGBT Affairs

My full name is … Amber Jelena Hikes. It’s pronounced “Yelena,” and the only reason there’s a J is that my father’s name is Jeffrey […]

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The Last Thing Philly’s LGBTQ Community Needs Is a Rainbow Bridge

There are important ideas that one should spread far and wide to seriously address issues affecting marginalized communities in Philadelphia. A great example: making single-stall […]

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LGBTQ Things To Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, MARCH 8TH BDSM Pegging: Tap That Ass with Strap-On Sass w/ Holly For those of us who would love to learn from a lifestyle sex expert. […]

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This 26-Year-Old Latino Biologist Wants to Become Philly’s First Gay Councilman

Adrian Rivera-Reyes, a Penn grad and labor organizer, announced on Wednesday his bid for an at-large seat on Philadelphia City Council. Rivera-Reyes says he is […]

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City’s New Leadership Pipeline Program Is an Affront to Real Diversity

As a Black professional who has lived in Philadelphia for nearly nine years, I have seen more than my share of blatant racism. But there’s […]

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End of an Era: G Philly Says Farewell

While it is often said that all good things must come to an end, what is left out is that all great things must evolve. […]


On the Market: A Condo with a Real Chef’s Kitchen in Midtown Village

You’ve seen scads of listings for drop-dead-gorgeous houses and condos where the agent lovingly describes the “chef’s kitchen,” which is often as not the centerpiece […]

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Trans Activists Criticize Mazzoni Over Diminished Role in Wellness Conference

Transgender and gender-nonconforming committee members involved in the planning of the annual Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference (PTWC) are calling out Mazzoni Center for allowing cisgender […]

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Sherrie Cohen Announces New City Council Run, This Time With a “Movement”

As candidates being to emerge for next spring’s Democratic primary for City Council, a familiar face is making a return. Social justice activist and political scion […]

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Mazzoni Center Board President Christopher Pope Resigns

Just weeks after the resignations of Mazzoni Center CEO Lydia Gonzales Sciarrino and COO Ron Powers, Mazzoni board president Christopher Pope has announced his own […]