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Hundreds Pack the House for Hearing on Racism in the Gayborhood

Photo courtesy Elicia Gonzales Nearly 400 people filled a meeting room in the Chinatown section of the city – and then two overflow rooms – for a hearing hosted by The Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations (PCHR) to address issues of racial discrimination […]

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Queer Guide to Philadelphia Film Festival 2016

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Philadelphia Film Festival, an annual tradition that brings together the best of Sundance, Berlin, Toronto, and Cannes to Philly for

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Phillesbian 5th Annual Fall Guide

Nights are finally getting cooler, days are getting shorter, and football is back, which can only mean one thing - fall has arrived in Philly. From street festivals

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SisterSpace Weekend Offers Safe Space, Music, & Activities for Women

Don’t pack away the swimsuit or camping gear just yet because SisterSpace Weekend 2016 is coming up on September 9-11 in Darlington, Md. The three-day women’s festival is brought to

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Climbing Group Provides Community for All

With Sport Climbing added to the roster for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, it might be time that you begin your journey to becoming a hopeful Olympian (or

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Philly Couple Displays ‘Strong’ Feeling Towards Lesbian Community

If you’ve been anywhere on social media, chances are you’ve seen The STRONG Philly—a new initiative by Philly-based photographer, Amanda Swiger and her wife, Jordan Swiger. The STRONG Philly

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Local artist focuses on LGBTQ heroes and martyrs in new exhibition

Philadelphia artist Carolyn Cohen, known for her textiles and paintings focusing on the brutalization of women, children, and LGBTQ individuals throughout the world, is preparing to debut new

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HRC Celebrates 20th Annual Philadelphia Gala

On February 27, HRC will celebrate their 20th annual Philadelphia Gala at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. This year's gala features a special guest keynote speaker - Katherine Moennig, best known

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Fascinating Female Couples 2016: Fiancee Edition

It may only be 16 degrees outside, but these love stories sure to warm your heart this Valentine’s Day. This year, we're focusing on three couples who were engaged this

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Community aims to raise $10K for Tara Lessard

If you live in Philadelphia and have ever been to an LGBT event in the city, chances are, you've encountered Tara Lessard. Her photography company, Freedom G Photography,

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