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The Unpatriotic Cynicism of the NFL’s Salute to Service

If you’re among the Philadelphians who view watching an Eagles game the same way some folks view breathing, you know that this is Salute To […]

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N.J. Man Arrested on Child Porn Charges

A 41-year-old man from Burlington City, New Jersey was arrested Wednesday on charges of accessing and distributing child porn. He is a master sergeant in […]

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The Tragedy That Changed Chip Kelly

Schools were let out the day Army Sergeant Joshua Lengstorf returned home, and the kids, waving small American flags, joined the rest of the community along […]

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Michael Strange Foundation Holding Benefit Friday Night

The foundation named after Northeast Philadelphia’s Michael Strange, a Navy cryptologist who was killed in Afghanistan in 2011, is holding a beef and beer benefit […]

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How Did Michael Strange Really Die in Afghanistan?

Charlie Strange in a rest-stop parking lot at dawn, trying not to cry. Charlie somewhere in Maryland, a few hundred feet from I-95, lighting a […]

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Wild Bill Guarnere and Babe Heffron: A Remembrance

In the span of 14 weeks, Philly and the world lost two heroes. Edward “Babe” Heffron and William “Wild Bill” Guarnere — World War II […]

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DADT: One Year Later

The Palm Center released the results of a study of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell one year after it was repealed revealing there has been no negative impact.

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U.S. Military: OK to Wear Uniforms to Pride

The Pentagon announced that openly gay service members may wear their uniforms to san Diego Pride this weekend.

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Weekend Roundup

Friday, May 4 Equality Forum continues today with the National Legal Panel (4 p.m.) and National Politics Panel (5:30 p.m.) at the National Constitution Center. […]

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Equality Forum Celebrates 20 Years

Equality Forum celebrates its 20th anniversary this year when events officially kick off May 3 – 6 in Philadelphia. Looking back on the last 20 […]

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Gay Pride, Military Style

The end of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” has opened many doors – and no shortage of closets. As the U.S. military successfully implements the nondiscrimination […]

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Hump Day Headlines

The Dutch Roman Catholic Church admits it castrated boys to “cure” homosexuality. Was this high school principal fired for being a lesbian? New Hampshire to […]

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Design SLDN’s New Tee

Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) has been helping end discrimination of LGBT military members for almost two decades. And to celebrate the 20th anniversary of […]