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Social Justice Groups Denounce “Discriminatory Practices” at Philly FIGHT

Following a protest by board members and employees of HIV/AIDS nonprofit Philadelphia FIGHT at the office of the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations on Monday, […]

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Departing Employee Accused Philly FIGHT of “Pervasive Racism” in Staff-Wide Email

A year after the management and staff of Philadelphia FIGHT, a Gayborhood nonprofit with a storied history of AIDS advocacy, were mandated to undergo racial-bias […]

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Philadelphia FIGHT Abruptly Shut Down Y-HEP Drop-In Center

Philadelphia FIGHT’s Youth Health Empowerment program (often referred to as Y-HEP) abruptly shut down its drop-in center in late August, G Philly has learned. Located […]

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LGBTQ People of Color Say Race Is Biggest Barrier to Their Advancement at Nonprofits

LGBTQ people of color say race is the most significant barrier to their advancement at nonprofits, according to a new report by Race to Lead, an […]

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New Attendees Confirmed for Gayborhood Racism Hearing

The Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations (PCHR) has confirmed that two additional LGBT community leaders will attend its October 25th public hearing on Gayborhood racism. […]

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Protesters Disrupt Nellie Fitzpatrick’s Award Ceremony

In the aftermath of a call by several social justice organizations for Office of LGBT Affairs director Nellie Fitzpatrick to resign over what they characterize […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Kiehl’s 7th-Annual LifeRide for amfAR

This week’s inaugural LGBTQ event of the week nod goes to Kiehl’s for bringing motorcycles, community, cosmetics, and celebrities together for an important cause. The […]

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TOP PICKS: The Best LGBTQ Events This Weekend

FRIDAY EVENTS Ladies of Bounce Reunion — Summer Beach Blast! 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tabu Lounge & Sports Bar, 200 South 12th Street; over 21. […]

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TOP PICKS: The Best LGBTQ Events This Weekend

FRIDAY EVENTS Clutch – A Mr. & Ms. Philadelphia Bar Night 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. The Bike Stop, 206 South Quince Street.; over 21. […]

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PHOTOS: Our Night Out at The Pyramid Club

The Pyramid Club is one of the most popular venues for DVLF‘s Our Night Out every year, and last evening’s mixer was no exception. The […]

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INTERVIEW: Greg Louganis on HIV/AIDS Stigma and Reliving Early Struggles

It was a very interesting time to chat with Olympic superstar Greg Louganis: I spoke with him shortly after the Charlie Sheen interview that caused […]

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Brian Sims Hosting PrEP Town Hall at William Way

As if State Rep Brian Sims could cram in any more into his schedule (besides running for Congress), he’s found some time to team up […]

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Dr. Jay Kostman Joins Philadelphia FIGHT

Dr. Jay R. Kostman has been named by Philadelphia Magazine as a top doctor every year for the past decade. Now, the former Associate Director of the Viral […]

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PHOTOS: Hip Hop for Philly Concert with Philadelphia FIGHT

Philadelphia FIGHT held their third-annual Hip Hop for Philly concert on Saturday night, which featured Teyana Taylor as the headline artist. Philly youth ages 13 to […]

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PHOTOS: Summit Ball with Philadelphia Black Pride and Philadelphia FIGHT

It was a hot night this past Saturday at the University of the Arts as Philadelphia Black Pride and Philadelphia FIGHT teamed up to present the […]