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ICandy Owner Darryl DePiano Releases Video Apologizing for Racial Slur

This a developing story and may be updated at any time. Nearly a year after a YouTube video surfaced of iCandy Nightclub owner Darryl DePiano […]

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Petition Calling on Milan Christopher to Boycott ICandy Booking Gains Traction

Nearly a year after a video surfaced of iCandy Nightclub owner Darryl DePiano repeatedly referring to a former employee and black patrons as “niggers,” controversy […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Queer Performances of Color

For its diverse lineup of entertainment and intersectional inclusion, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is Queer Performances of Color. This edition’s theme is […]

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LGBTQ&A: Aamina Morrison

Aamina Morrison is a long-time black trans activist and local HIV-prevention specialist. We got the chance to chat with her about the recent string of […]

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OPINION: Trans People of Color Must Be Centered at Philly Gay Pride 2017

On Monday night, I posted a viral tweet acknowledging the six transgender women of color who have already been reported murdered in 2017: 6 transwomen of color […]

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LGBTQ&A: Le Thomas

Le Thomas is the president of Philadelphia Black Pride. We got to chat with the leader on what’s new with the organization and what the […]

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LOCAL NEWS: Wawa Welcome America Parade to Have First LGBT Float

The LGBT float for the Wawa Welcome Forth of July Parade will include Mummers, local drag queens, and community leaders. It’s been roughly 10 years […]

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Patrons Claim ICandy Nightclub’s Timberland Boots “Ban” Is Racially Motivated

A series of incidents at the door of popular Gayborhood nightclub ICandy in recent weeks has some black LGBT community members wondering whether the club’s […]

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TOP PICKS: 5 Unique LGBTQ Events This Weekend

FRIDAY EVENTS The 17th Annual Philly Black Pride Celebration April 28th through May 2nd Philly Black Pride is finally here and bigger than ever with […]

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Op-Ed in The Advocate Addresses Racial Inequality in Philly Gay Scene

We’ve had plenty of interesting chats with Philly writer Ernest Owens over the last several months about his argument that the Gayborhood is suffering from, […]

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Philly Black Pride Looking for 2015 LGBTQ Youth Scholarship Recipient

Heads up, local students. Philadelphia Black Pride is on the lookout for the 2015 recipient of their LGBTQ Youth Scholarship. This is the fourth year they’ll […]

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LGBT Black History Month Spotlight: The Legends

In collaboration with Philly Black Pride, we celebrate Black History Month with a weekly spotlight on local LGBT African Americans who are moving and shaking things […]

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LGBT Black History Month Spotlight: The Organizations

In collaboration with Philly Black Pride, we celebrate Black History Month with a weekly spotlight on local LGBT African Americans who are moving and shaking things […]

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LGBT Black History Month Spotlight: The Young Voices

In collaboration with Philly Black Pride, we celebrate Black History Month with a weekly spotlight on local LGBT African Americans who are moving and shaking things […]