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Stigall Show Log 04.03.15

03 Apr 2015 – Chris discusses the Iranian nuclear framework, the Indiana Pizzeria and Joe Sestak’s walking Update. He also spoke about neck tattoos coming ….   6:00 – Killing Jesus movie airing this weekend […]

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/03/2015

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How Indiana’s Controversial Law Will Be Decided

I recognize that I can’t see this from the same perspective of apprehension as Lazin and other gay people; however, I think in addition to everything else, the free marketplace will sort out this issue.

03/31/2015

(Chris Bartlett, head of the William Way Center, describes the gay rights exhibit opening this June at the Constitution Center.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Details Announced For Constitution Center Show Outlining 50 Years of Gay Rights Efforts in Philadelphia

Titled “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.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/10/2015

(Gloria Casarez stands in front of the Rainbow Flag outside Philadelphia City Hall in October 2010.  Photo by Mitchell Leff, provided by City of Phila.)

Gloria Casarez, Philadelphia’s Head of LGBT Affairs, Dead at 42

“We’re going to miss her,” said Mayor Nutter, who created the Office of LGBT Affairs in 2008 and appointed Casarez to head up the office.

10/20/2014

(A newspaper box announcing the resignation of New Jersey governor Jim McGreevey stands in front of the NJ State House in Trenton on August 13, 2004.    Photo by Chris Hondros/ Getty Images)

10 Years Later, Recalling The Impact of Gov. McGreevey’s Surprise Announcement

Despite the scandal, McGreevey’s announcement opened the closet door for many in the LGBT community.

08/12/2014

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fall 2013 "CARES" team, including Prof. Michele Pistone, far left; Joseph Catuzzi '14, fourth from left; and Michelle Majkut '14, fourth from right.  Image provided by Villanova U., used with permission.)

Villanova Law Students Help Gay Russian Man Gain US Asylum

A group of Villanova University law students have helped gain asylum in the United States for a Russian man who claims he was persecuted for years in his home country because he is gay.

12/19/2013

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Philadelphia Rated Most Gay-friendly City In Pa.

When it comes to the inclusivity of policies, laws and services in Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love earns a perfect score.

11/20/2013

(US Sen. Pat Toomey, in Philadelphia last June.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Sen. Toomey Breaks With Party To Advance LGBT Job Rights

But the conservative senator from Lehigh County has carved a careful path in casting his vote.

11/05/2013

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Mayor Nutter Signs Groundbreaking LGBT Rights Legislation

Mayor Michael Nutter signed a groundbreaking bill today, making Philadelphia one of the friendliest cities when it comes to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered rights.

05/09/2013

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Annual LGBT Rights Conference Opens in Philadelphia

But even as the American public becomes more accepting of the LGBT community, Pennsylvania has been slow to make a move when it comes to same-sex marriage or to expand LGBT civil rights.

05/02/2013

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Ayanbadejo Says As Many As Four Gay NFL Players Could Come Out At Once

NFL player Brendon Ayanbadejo says as many as four gay players could go public at once.

04/05/2013

(A City of Philadelphia street sign pays homage to a gay rights pioneer.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia Gets Highest Rating For Its LGBT Stances

Gloria Casarez, director of the Mayor’s Office of LGBT Affairs, says the city was ranked #1 in a survey of the large cities in the country by the Human Rights Campaign’s “Municipal Equality Index.”

11/29/2012

(JONAH co-director Arthur Goldberg is named a defendant in a lawsuit over "conversion therapy," which the group claims can turn a gay person straight.  Photo from jonahweb.org)

Anti-Gay ‘Conversion Therapy’ Under Fire in NJ and Pa.

“Minors deserve special protection,” says State Rep. Babette Josephs. “Nothing should be done to them that’s contrary to acceptable medical practice.”

11/28/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Debate Supreme Court Nominees

With four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.

10/18/2012

(A City of Philadelphia street sign pays homage to a gay rights pioneer.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

In Philadelphia’s ‘Gayborhood,’ Testimony To A Gay Rights Pioneer

A community choir heralded the dedication of the block of Locust Street between 12th and 13th Streets as “Barbara Gittings Way.”

10/01/2012

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