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(The Philadelphia Freedom Band, a gay-and-lesbian ensemble, far left, plays at the opening ceremonies for the Anderson Apartments.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

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

Transgender Student May Wear Boy’s Graduation Gown

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.

05/06/2013

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Raúl Castro’s Daughter Speaks In Philadelphia On Gay Rights In Cuba

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.

05/04/2013

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Local Professor Weighs In On How Young Gay Athletes Set Tone For NBA Coming Out

“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.

05/04/2013

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Former Congressman Speaks On Change In Attitude Toward LGBT Community

When former Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank was a kid the idea of gay couples living openly and getting married was but a dream.

05/04/2013

Stigall Show Log 5.2.13

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/02/2013

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