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20 Shot, 4 Dead in Philly Since Good Friday

The warm Easter weekend brought a surge of gun violence to Philadelphia: 20 people were shot in Philadelphia – and four were killed – in the three-day span […]

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SEPTA Police Cracking Down on After-School Violence

In effort to combat after-school violence, SEPTA officials will reportedly ride all trains in Philadelphia between 3 and 7 p.m. 

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Several Charges Dropped in Nick Forte Beating Case

This Tuesday a judge dismissed a handful of charges against Miguel Maldonado and Matthew Morris, the two men accused of beating and mugging Nick Forte […]

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Gays Blamed for Colorado Shooting

American Family Association blames the Colorado shooting on gay people and the left wing during a radio show.

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Vigil Planned for Shooting Victims

Organizers of the Philly Dyke March are planning a candlelight vigil on Friday, June 19, to bring attention to violence against the LGBT community and to pay tribute to Mollie Judith Olgin, 19, and Christine Chapa, 18, who were gunned down in Portland, Texas.

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An Open Letter For Trayvon Martin

A coalition of national LGBT organizations released an open letter recently calling on authorities to thoroughly investigate the killing of Trayvon Martin – the Florida […]

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V-Day Philly Kicks Off

Last year, more than 5,800 V-Day events were held around the world to bring attention to violence against women. In Philly this year, the LGBT […]

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Transphobia and Violence

After a transgender women was brutally stabbed last week in our nation’s capital, it was announced just a day later that she died as the […]

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Bullying Starts Early

“That’s so gay.” According to a new report from GLSEN, the word “gay” is being used by kids as early as elementary school – and […]