William Way LGBT Community Center
This multi-faceted exhibit takes a look at LGBT rights from a time when being gay was a crime to today, when gay marriage may be on the verge of becoming the law of the land.
The Office of LGBT Affairs was created by Mayor Nutter, but LGBT leaders fear that a future mayor might decide to kill it. So they’re backing a plan to change the city charter and make the office permanent.
Details Announced For Constitution Center Show Outlining 50 Years of Gay Rights Efforts in Philadelphia
Titled “Speaking Out for Equality: The Constitution, Gay Rights, and the Supreme Court,” the exhibit will showcase artifacts, photographs, and legal precedents that tell the story of the gay civil rights movement.
The four-day festival, called ‘Outbeat,’ includes nearly a dozen events at various venues.
A judge yesterday ordered Dharun Ravi to serve 30 days of jail time, plus three years probation. The sentence mystifies one New Jersey gay rights advocate.