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Clarkville “Silent Protest” Is a Textbook Example of How Not to Be a White Ally

Clarkville, a pizzeria in West Philly, and nearby bar Local 44 were recently faced with a series of staff protests and a subsequent mass resignation […]

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BBWC Co-Founder Charged in Jannie Blackwell Protest at City Council Meeting

Following the controversy surrounding a protest at City Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell’s re-election campaign announcement in West Philadelphia on Tuesday night, an activist has now been […]

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Anti-Trump Protests Have Become A Huge Joke

On Tuesday afternoon, hundreds of Philadelphians caused traffic, wore costumes, made lots of noise, and carried colorful signs across Center City. No, it wasn’t a […]

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Mazzoni Center Fires Diversity and Inclusion Director, Prompting Staff Protest

This is a developing story and may be updated at any time. More than 50 staff members walked out of Mazzoni Center’s headquarters on Monday morning […]

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LGBTQ&A: Mike Hisey

Mike Hisey is a longtime community activist and public speaker. We chat with the venture capitalist turned human rights advocate on Trump, fashion, and why […]

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OPINION: The Unbearable Privilege of Trump Protesters

Picture this: You just received a Facebook event invite to an epic Donald Trump protest in Philly (Women’s March, “Queer Rager,” Muslim travel ban airport […]

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Woody’s Is Hosting a Q&A to Amend Allegedly Discriminatory Policies

On Tuesday, November 22nd, popular Gayborhood bar Woody’s will be hosting a public Q&A to address current concerns pertaining to its dress code policies and overall diversity […]

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Activists Call for Boycott of Woody’s and ICandy Over Alleged Racism

On Friday, the Black and Brown Workers Collective, an LGBTQ/racial justice activist group, organized a public demonstration outside of City Hall, ICandy and Woody’s. Roughly […]

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Eagles Players Planning National Anthem Demonstration, Says Malcolm Jenkins

A number of NFL players from different teams have joined Colin Kaepernick in making demonstrations during the national anthem since the 49ers quarterback sat down […]

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LGBT Activists Storm Voter Summit

Members of GetEQUAL stormed the Value Voter Summit in Washington D.C. this weekend where vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan, Former PA Senator RIck Santorum, Michele Bachman and Mike Huckabee spoke against LGBT rights.

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Weekend Roundup

Friday, August 3 The Phreak ‘N Queer Festival continues through Sunday. Click here for a full list of events. Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Art After […]

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TODAY: A Big Gay Chick-Fil-A Kiss-In

Gay rights protestors are staging a same-sex kiss-in today at Chick-fil-A locations around the country. In Philly, the organizers of the Philly Dyke March will be at the Chick-fil-A on Columbus Avenue.

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Chick-Fil-A Ratings Plummet

As supporters of Chick-fil-A say they’ll head to the fast food chain to show their appreciation today, the numbers don’t lie. YouGov recently released details […]

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Boy Scouts to Gays: Get Lost

Two years. That’s how long the Boy Scouts of America reviewed its policy over allowing openly gay scouts and scoutmasters to serve. And the conclusion? Gays […]

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ExxonMobil: No to LGBT Employees

ExxonMobile shareholders vote against anti-discrimination protections for the Fortune 500 company’s LGBT employees yesterday in Dallas.