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Protesters Demand “No Cops at Pride” Following Arrest of Trans Activist

On Wednesday morning, Philly Socialists, alongside activist groups the Black and Brown Workers Cooperative and Philly for REAL Justice Coalition, held a press conference outside […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Raspberry Royale’s Church Show and Brunch

This week’s LGBTQ event of the week is Raspberry Royale Presents: Church Show and Brunch.This Father’s Day, this elected performance troupe intend to “praise the names […]

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I Went to See Aunt Mary Pat Last Night. This Isn’t What Philly Drag Should Be.

This commentary has been updated. If Roseanne Barr were to perform in Fishtown, I suspect she would draw the same type of audience who showed up […]

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Drag Performer Aunt Mary Pat Was Asked to Leave Fundraiser Over Transphobia Concerns

Popular local drag queen Aunt Mary Pat DiSabatino was asked not to perform during a fundraiser at Win Win Coffee Bar on Wednesday night after […]

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Alternative Pride Events: Our All-Inclusive Guide

Philly Pride weekend is upon us — that time of the year when the LGBTQ community gets together in a huge way. But for those […]

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Here’s How the Free Library Is Celebrating Pride Month In A Big Way

In celebration of Pride month, the Free Library of Philadelphia have gone all out this June to host a wide variety of LGBTQ-themed events throughout […]

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Think the Supreme Court Cake Ruling Is Bad? In Pa., It’s So Much Worse

On Monday morning, the Supreme Court disrupted what was beginning to be a joyful LGBTQ Pride month. In a 7-2 decision, the nation’s highest court […]

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LGBTQ&A: Kay Martinez

Kay Martinez is Mazzoni Center’s first Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). We chat with the queer Afro-latinx nonprofit leader on their Boston roots, […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Queer Bodies

This week’s LGBTQ event of the week is Queer Bodies. Sponsored by the Office of LGBT Affairs and First Person Arts, this free workshop we will […]

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Mazzoni Center to Investigate Sexual Harassment Allegation Involving Former Executive

This story has been updated. During Tuesday night’s widely attended LGBTQ State of the Union at the Kimmel Center, LGBTQ healthcare nonprofit Mazzoni Center was […]

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GALAEI’s Interim Executive Director Addresses Transgender Employee Demotions

After Philadelphia magazine was first to report that two transgender full-time employees of the queer Latinx social justice nonprofit GALAEI would be demoted to part-time […]

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Court: Transgender Students Can Use Any Bathroom at Berks County School

It took less than 20 minutes on Thursday for members of a federal appellate court to rule that transgender students at a Berks County school […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Qunify‘s “Speakeasy”

This week’s LGBTQ event of the week is Qunify’s “Speakeasy”. Come watch a special live production that encourages audiences to “live in the world of Kyle […]

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GALAEI Downsizes Trans Equity Project Amid Funding Shortfall

On Monday, two transgender full-time employees of the queer Latinx social justice nonprofit GALAEI were informed that they would be demoted to part-time positions and […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Metamorphosis: An Anti-Gala

This week’s LGBTQ event of the week is Metamorphosis: An Anti-Gala. Come out for an event that celebrates community and honors the work of Black trans […]