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PCHR to Investigate More Allegations of Racial Bias at Rittenhouse Starbucks

As part of an official update on its response to an incident last week that resulted in the arrest of two black men at the […]

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Philly FIGHT Board Members, Staff Protest at PCHR Office

On Monday morning, a group of 12 people affiliated with Gayborhood nonprofit Philadelphia FIGHT protested at the Walnut Street office of the Philadelphia Commission on […]

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Racism in the Gayborhood: A Progress Report — and an Invitation

In a political climate where racism and hate incidents are on the rise, we at the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations (PCHR) and the Office […]

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IBA’s Board of Directors Sees Boost in Diversity and Inclusion

Ahead of its annual meeting on Monday, June 26th, the Independent Business Alliance (IBA) has informed G Philly that all five of its newly elected […]

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Kenney Will Sign Bill Prompted by Gayborhood Racism Complaints Into Law

After unanimously passing out of City Council in May, today Mayor Jim Kenney will sign into law an anti-discrimination bill introduced by Councilman Derek Green […]

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Bill Prompted by Gayborhood Racism Complaints Passes Out of Committee

On Monday, an anti-discrimination bill introduced by Councilman Derek Green that would strengthen penalties against Philadelphia businesses that discriminate against their employees, tenants, or customers […]

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Activists Protest Outside ICandy’s Sixth-Anniversary Party

Nearly a year after G Philly first reported allegations of racial discrimination over a “no Timberland boots” policy at ICandy nightclub, activists gathered in protest […]

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Mazzoni Center’s Medical Director Is Under “Investigation,” Sources Claim

After more than a week of rumors alleging that Mazzoni Center medical director Dr. Robert Winn has been absent from work without explanation, a Mazzoni […]

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OPINION: That Time a Straight White Woman Wrote About Woody’s …

The Philadelphia Inquirer just played itself, and it has no one else to blame. On Wednesday, our “paper of record” published a piece headlined “Bar […]

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Michael Weiss, Two Others Resign From Mazzoni Center Board

A week after it was revealed that Gayborhood bar owner and Democratic committeeman Michael Weiss was named — as “Business Owner #2” — in the […]

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PCHR Gayborhood Racism Recommendations: First 30 Days

When the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations (PCHR) released its Gayborhood racism report and recommendations a month ago, its most immediate mandate was that all […]

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Change.Org Petition Calls for Mazzoni CEO, Medical Director to Resign

Two days after the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations (PCHR) released its findings and recommendations on Gayborhood racism, community activists have created a Change.org petition […]

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OPINION: It’s Time to Rethink the Office of LGBT Affairs

On Monday, the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations (PCHR) released its highly anticipated report on Gayborhood racism, whose findings confirmed that the city’s LGBTQ community […]

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Gayborhood Racism: A 60-Day Progress Report

It’s been nearly two months since the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations (PCHR) held its October 25th hearing on Gayborhood racism. G Philly did a […]

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Here’s the Official Transcript of PCHR’s Gayborhood Racism Hearing

The Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations (PCHR) has released the official transcript (PDF) of its October 25th Gayborhood racism hearing. The historic event was attended […]