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The 10th-annual DVLF HEROES ceremony took place on April 17th at Hotel Monaco. Youth, adults, nonprofits, straight allies and businesses that have proven their advocacy […]

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Wanda Sykes to Host 50th Anniversary Ceremony on July 4th

Out comedian Wanda Sykes will MC the National LGBT 50th Anniversary Celebration on the Fourth of July at Independence Hall. The event is the grandmother of a […]

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There Will Be No Equality Forum This Year

Have you noticed something missing along the Avenue of the Arts? About this time every year, there are rainbow flags waving down Broad Street announcing […]

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Brian Sims Endorses Paul Steinke for City Council

A contingent of Philadelphia LGBT advocates and business leaders attended a press conference this afternoon to announce their official endorsement for openly gay City Council At-Large candidate […]


How the Fight for Gay Rights Could Decide the City Council Race

Philadelphia is one of the most-gay friendly cities in the United States. It has strong LGBT advocacy groups, a strong LGBT tourism scene, and strong laws […]

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PHOTOS: City Announces Plans to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Nation’s First LGBT Protests

A lot of folks may not know this, but the nation’s first LGBT protests happened right here in our City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly […]

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U.S. District Judge to Hear Gay Marriage Case in Philly Tomorrow

Tomorrow, at the U.S. Courthouse on Market Street, United States District Judge Mary McLaughlin will hear oral arguments in the case of Palladino v. Corbett. The federal […]

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Equality Forum Seeks Nominations for 2014 LGBT History Month Icons

LGBT History Month wrapped up yesterday, which means Equality Forum is already in the beginning stages of choosing next year’s History Month Icons. Here’s what […]

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LGBT Six-Word Memoir of the Day: Equality Forum Executive Director Malcolm Lazin

In partnership with SMITH Magazine’s Six-Word Memoir Project, we asked you to submit your queer life stories—succinctly. Every day until we run out, we will present the […]