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Decisions Could Come Soon On Two Of PA’s Marriage Equality Lawsuits

Judges in two of the five Pennsylvania lawsuits challenging the state’s same sex marriage ban will have all the fuel they need to rule within the next few weeks.

04/26/2014

Members of LGBT community and the DA's office sit together and listen to law enforcement officials including DA Seth Williams. (credit: Tim Jimenez)

DA Seth Williams Hopes For Improved Relations Between Police And LGBT Community

The District Attorney’s office in Philadelphia hosted an LGBT forum Tuesday night, where a few dozen community members got a chance to meet with law enforcement and express any safety concerns they may have.

04/02/2014

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Univ. of Pa. Hospital Exploring Unique Health Needs of LGBT Community

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is sponsoring a unique forum that brings health care providers together with experts in the LGBT community.

04/01/2014

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Owner Of The Oldest LGBT Bookstore In The Country Provides An Update On The Store’s Future

The longtime owner of the oldest, continuously operating LGBT bookstore in the country has been planning on selling the Philadelphia shop. Recently, during a celebration of the store’s 40th anniversary, he gave an update on the store’s future.

03/15/2014

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Government: Insurance Companies Offering Coverage For Spouses Must Extend It To Same-sex Married Couples

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced that insurance companies offering coverage to married heterosexual couples will soon be obligated to offer it to married same-sex couples.

03/14/2014

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Low-Income LGBT Senior Housing Opens In Center City Philadelphia

The John C. Anderson Apartments, at 249 South 13th Street, “officially” opened on Monday, but LGBT seniors actually started living here in January.

02/24/2014

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Gay And Bisexual Boys Abusing Anabolic Steroids

In addition to pro athletes, there are other high-risk groups abusing anabolic steroids. The latest information has to do with gay and bisexual boys.

02/13/2014

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Social Media Today: Rainbow Doodle, Sochi And Twitter

KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/07/2014

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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

Giovanni's Room, the oldest LGBT bookstore in America, at 12th and Pine. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Giovanni’s Room Owner Optimistic LGBT Bookstore Will Survive After Sale

At nearly 40 years old, Giovanni’s Room was out when many in the LGBT community were not.

09/13/2013

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Q-Fest, A Gay And Lesbian Film Festival, Opens In Philadelphia

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.

07/11/2013

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NFLPA Selling LGBT Pride T-Shirts With Players Names

The NFL Players Association is selling t-shirts supporting the LGBT community with the word “#Pride,” along with players names and numbers on them.

06/12/2013

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Construction Continues On LGBT Affordable Housing Project

“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.”

06/06/2013

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Guide To Philadelphia’s Gayborhood

With Philly Pride fast approaching, take a look at the history and happenings of the city’s Gayborhood.

06/05/2013

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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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