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Activists Launch Petition Calling on Mazzoni CEO, Other Leaders to Resign

This story has been updated with a statement from Mazzoni Center. A week after 82 front-line staffers from Mazzoni Center signed a “call to action” […]

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March Demanding Justice for Shantee Tucker Scheduled for Wednesday

This Wednesday, community members are planning a candlelight vigil to honor the memory of a Black transgender woman who was tragically killed last week on […]

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A Gay “Berniecrat Socialist” Announces Surprise Run Against Brian Sims

In an unexpected twist, state Rep. Brian Sims will have an out challenger in November — the first time in Pennsylvania history that two openly […]

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Black Trans Woman Murdered at Old York Road Wednesday Morning

Police are looking for a suspect connected to the murder of a black transgender woman. According to a police report, at 1:05 a.m. on Wednesday […]

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82 Mazzoni Center Staffers Sign Petition Addressing Recent Turmoil

Following ongoing controversy surrounding the abrupt termination of Mazzoni Center’s first-ever diversity, equity, and inclusion director, Kay Martinez, 82 of the organization’s staff members have […]

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Diversity Director Fired by Mazzoni Center Files PCHR Complaint

Following Monday’s firing of Kay Martinez, Mazzoni Center ’s first-ever director of diversity, equity and inclusion, Philadelphia magazine has learned that Martinez filed a complaint […]

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Mazzoni Center Fires Diversity and Inclusion Director, Prompting Staff Protest

This is a developing story and may be updated at any time. More than 50 staff members walked out of Mazzoni Center’s headquarters on Monday morning […]

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LGBTQ&A: Mike Hisey

Mike Hisey is a longtime community activist and public speaker. We chat with the venture capitalist turned human rights advocate on Trump, fashion, and why […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: South Asian Drag Night

As summer winds down, our LGBTQ line-up is heating up. There’s a something for everyone this weekend, from impressive drag shows and a incomparable burlesque […]

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“The Skorpion Show” Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary

After millions of online views and several notable celebrity guest appearances, The Skorpion Show, created by Philly-based gay YouTube sensation Kevin Simmons, will be celebrating […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Sweat Party

As summer heats up, our LGBTQ line-up is in full swing. There’s a something for everyone this weekend, from nightlife to a blazing beef and […]

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Tabu Lounge to Acquire, Expand Into ICandy Nightclub Space

Tabu Lounge co-owner Jeff Sotland informed staff at the Gayborhood bar on Tuesday night that Tabu has entered an agreement to purchase the building that currently […]

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Bebashi Sues R&B Singer Kelly Price Over Gala No-Show

Philadelphia HIV/AIDS nonprofit Bebashi is suing Grammy-nominated singer Kelly Price for allegedly refusing to refund a $25,000 advance the group paid her to headline its 32nd annual gala event. The […]

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Candles Dominate the Decor at This Pretty Front & Palmer Wedding

Philly couple Keri Denaro and Kelly Magrann hosted their rustic-meets-urban celebration at Front & Palmer in Fishtown, and it is one of the most gorgeous, romantic, […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Philly Family Pride Picnic

This week’s LGBTQ event of the week is Philly Family Pride Picnic & Arts Festival. In celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Philly Pride, the Mayor’s […]