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Community leaders call for boycott of ICandy after racist video surfaces

Philadelphia LGBT community leaders are calling for a boycott of ICandy Nightclub after a disturbing video was leaked online, alleging to show owner Darryl DePiano repeatedly using the n word: The recording – which a source who does not wish to […]

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Nikki Lopez announced as new Executive Director of GALAEI

Photo credit: Amanda Swiger, Swiger Photography GALAEI, a non-profit organization dedicated to Queer Latin@ social justice, has announced that Nicole "Nikki Lopez" will be taking over the reigns as

Gayborhood to come together for victims of Orlando in unprecedented way

More than 12 bars in the gayborhood [and beyond] have decided to join forces for one night on Thursday, July 21, to raise money for the victims and

Sex Positive Events

3rd Annual Sex Positivity Conference Returns to Philly

A team of sex­-positive community leaders are excited to host SEXx 3.0 on Wednesday, May 11. The event—entirely devoted to promoting healthy discussions of sexuality—was founded in 2014

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

Stimulus Philly

Stimulus announces end to monthly parties

After seven years of hosting the largest women's queer party in the city, Stimulus Productions has announced that it is transitioning into a seasonal format and will only

New Womens Bar Opening in Gayborhood?

Last July, we chatted with former Sisters general manager Denise Cohen once we got wind that she was launching an IndiGoGo campaign to help fund the opening of

Gloria Casarez Mural Location Revealed

Back in April, the City of Philadelphia and Mural Arts Program announced a plan to honor former director of LGBT affairs and civil rights leader Gloria Casarez with

LGBT 50th Anniversary Comprehensive Guide

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Annual Reminders demonstrations, considered one of the first organized LGBT protests in the country - and they happened right here

Historic Ruling: Same Sex Marriage Now the Law of the Land

In a historic 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court of the United States of America has ruled that gay couples have the right to marriage. Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote the

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