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PCHR to Philly FIGHT: “We Stand by Our Gayborhood Racism Report”

A week after a group of Philadelphia FIGHT staff, clients, and board members protested at the Walnut Street office of the Philadelphia Commission on Human […]

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UPDATED: Council Unanimously Passes Bill Prompted by Gayborhood Racism Complaints

After passing out of City Council’s Health and Human Services committee in a unanimous vote last month, an anti-discrimination bill introduced by Councilman Derek Green […]

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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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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 […]

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Gayborhood Racism: A 30-Day Progress Report

The Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations (PCHR) has not yet released any preliminary findings from its October 25th community hearing on Gayborhood racism. PCHR has […]

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Human Relations Commission Orders Gayborhood Bar Owners to Attend Hearing

The Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations (PCHR) announced on Friday night that it had issued subpoenas to “all of the bar owners in the ‘gayborhood’” […]

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LGBTQ&A: Rue Landau

Rue Landau has been the executive director of the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations (PCHR) and the Fair Housing Commission (FHC) for the past eight […]

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For Philly’s LGBT Community, November Ballot Measure Has Significant Impact

A ballot measure this upcoming Election Day is critical for Philadelphia’s LGBT community and their allies: City residents will head to the polls to vote on […]

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PHOTOS: Indigo Ball 2014

On Saturday night, the William Way Community Center hosted its annual, oh-so-stylish fundraiser Indigo Ball at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA). As always, […]

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PHOTOS: Community Gathers at City Hall Rainbow Flag-Lowering in Honor of Gloria Casarez

This afternoon Mayor Michael Nutter hosted an emotional flag-lowering ceremony at City Hall to honor his administration’s Director of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Affairs, […]