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Chris Bartlett

Phila. LGBT Leaders Urge Charter Change To Make City's LGBT Office PermanentThe Office of LGBT Affairs was created by Mayor Nutter, but LGBT leaders fear that a future mayor might decide to kill it. So they're backing a plan to change the city charter and make the office permanent.
Details Announced For Constitution Center Show Outlining 50 Years of Gay Rights Efforts in PhiladelphiaTitled "Speaking Out for Equality: The Constitution, Gay Rights, and the Supreme Court," the exhibit will showcase artifacts, photographs, and legal precedents that tell the story of the gay civil rights movement.
'America's First Queer Jazz Festival' Kicks Off In PhiladelphiaThe four-day festival, called 'Outbeat,' includes nearly a dozen events at various venues.
Inaugural Philadelphia LGBT Jazz Festival Set For SeptemberIt's called "Outbeat: America's First Queer Jazz Festival," and it will comprise events at various venues from September 18th through 21st.
Gay Rights Advocate: Rutgers Webcam Spying Decision 'Weirdest Freakin’' SentenceA judge yesterday ordered Dharun Ravi to serve 30 days of jail time, plus three years probation. The sentence mystifies one New Jersey gay rights advocate.
Philadelphia-Area Gays See New York Same-Sex Marriage Law As WatershedNow that New York State recognizes same-sex marriages, will members of Philadelphia's gay and lesbian community be traveling there to get married?