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(Mariela Castro, in Feburary 2013.  Credit: Adalberto Roque/ AFP/ Getty Images)

2013 IN REVIEW: Fidel Castro’s Niece Visits Philadelphia For LGBT Event

But the visit almost didn’t happen.

12/31/2013

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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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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

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

(Mariela Castro, in Feburary 2013.  Credit: Adalberto Roque/ AFP/ Getty Images)

US State Dept. Relents, Will Allow M. Castro To Visit Philadelphia From Cuba

It was announced last week that the State Department would not allow Mariela Castro, daughter of Raul Castro and niece of Fidel, to travel from New York to Philadelphia for Equality Forum’s international LGBT civil rights summit.

04/30/2013

(Mariela Castro, in Feburary 2013.  Credit: Adalberto Roque/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Castro’s Daughter Denied Permission To Visit Philadelphia For Upcoming Conference

Equality Forum executive director Malcom Lazin says Mariela Castro accepted an invitation several months ago to speak at the conference and receive an award on May 4.

04/25/2013