When it comes to the inclusivity of policies, laws and services in Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love earns a perfect score.
At nearly 40 years old, Giovanni’s Room was out when many in the LGBT community were not.
The 12-day Philadelphia Q-Fest kicks off today at the Ritz Bourse and Ritz East. It’s the largest Gay and Lesbian film festival on the east coast.
The NFL Players Association is selling t-shirts supporting the LGBT community with the word “#Pride,” along with players names and numbers on them.
“I know too many LGBT pioneers who don’t have the money and who are almost homeless,” Mark Segal says. “This is place for them to love with dignity in their own community.”
With Philly Pride fast approaching, take a look at the history and happenings of the city’s Gayborhood.
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.
A transgender student in central Pennsylvania will be allowed to wear a boy’s colors to next month’s graduation ceremony but will be identified by his female name, a resolution the American Civil Liberties Union said Monday doesn’t go far enough.
A panel discussion was held Saturday afternoon in Center City on gay civil rights in Cuba and the daughter of the Cuban President was among the speakers.
“Change is coming from the top down, but it’s also coming from the bottom up,” says Ellen Staurowsky, a professor of sport management at Drexel University in Philadelphia.
When former Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank was a kid the idea of gay couples living openly and getting married was but a dream.
Chris details the story of a woman who has reappeared 11 years after walking away from her family, the decision to offer Plan B over the counter to girls as young as 15, and the third day of deliberations in the Kermit Gosnell trial. He also talks to Senator Pat Toomey, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, and Scott Wagner, owner of Penn Waste Inc.
The American Civil Liberties Union is threatening to sue if a Pennsylvania school district doesn’t allow a transgender student to run for prom king, even though the student is registered under his female birth name and has acknowledged his diploma will be issued in that female name, too.
Gender-neutral bathrooms in city-owned buildings and gender-neutral forms on websites are among new requirements in a bill that was given approval this past week by a Philadelphia city council committee.
The justices will review an appeals court ruling that struck down California’s ban on gay marriage in addition to hearing a case on the issue of whether Congress can deprive legally-married gay couples of federal benefits.