Asa Khalif, one of the leaders of the “Philly is Baltimore” protests, promised demonstrations, like Thursday night’s march through Center City, would continue to draw attention to police brutality and misconduct in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray.
Now that this is Mayor Nutter’s last year in office, councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown fears that another mayor could eliminate the LGBT office he created.
The romantically tragic story of Oscar Wilde comes to the stage of the Academy of Music, with Opera Philadelphia’s “Oscar.”
The purpose of the weeklong effort is to let the public know that while gays, lesbians and transgenders can marry, they can still be fired, evicted or treated unfairly because of their sexual orientation.
For the past six years Nellie Fitzpatrick has worn two hats at the District Attorney’s office: she has prosecuted cases involving family violence, sexual assault and weapons offenses. And she’s been the DA’s liaison to the LGBT community.
A Montgomery County company is behind one of the newest dot-com names.
The House Democratic Policy Committee held a public hearing on LGBT hate crimes Thursday.
Facebook is apologizing to drag queens and the transgender community for deleting accounts that used drag names like Lil Miss Hot Mess rather than legal names such as Bob Smith.
“It became apparent pretty quick that Luke was different,” said Luke’s father.
The family of a New Jersey college student who committed suicide after his roommate recorded him with another man has emerged as a champion for LGBT and vulnerable youth.
The four-day festival, called ‘Outbeat,’ includes nearly a dozen events at various venues.
Philly AIDS Thift will reopen Giovanni’s Room– the country’s oldest continuously operated LGBT bookstore.
Equality Pennsylvania has launched a six-week tour across the state to drum up support for House and Senate Bill 300, which would provide statewide discrimination protection for gays, lesbians and trangendered people in Pennsylvania.
Local civil rights groups announced this week they are withdrawing support for the long proposed bill.
On the same day President Obama signed an executive order preventing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity by federal contractors, supporters of similar anti-discrimination legislation pressed their case in the state capitol Monday.