Today Marks 50th Anniversary Of Nation's First Public Demonstration For LGBT Rights That Took Place In Philadelphia Today marks the 50th anniversary of the nation's first public demonstration for LGBT rights. It took place right outside of Independence Hall.
Pioneers Of The LGBT Rights Movement Reflect On Their HistorySeveral of the founders of the movement recounted its roots and history at a panel discussion, convened as part of the 50th anniversary of the quest for LGBT rights.
National LGBT 50th Anniversary Celebration Begins Today In PhiladelphiaThe LGBT civil rights movement began in Philadelphia 50 years ago this 4th of July -- and to mark the milestone -- the city is kicking off a national four day celebration.
Phila. State Senator To Reintroduce Bill On LGBT DiscriminationSenator Larry Farnese of Philadelphia's First District, has introduced bills in the last three legislative sessions to make discrimination illegal in Pennsylvania.
Locals Weigh In On Historic Decision By Supreme Court To Legalize Same Sex MarriageThat's because the first major U.S. protest for LGBT equality took place in front of Independence Hall back in 1965.
Dom Giordano Talks To Leader Of Philadelphia ProtestAsa Khalif, one of the leaders of the "Philly is Baltimore" protests, promised demonstrations, like Thursday night's march through Center City, would continue to draw attention to police brutality and misconduct in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray.
Phila. Councilwoman Wants Voters To Make Mayor's LGBT Office PermanentNow that this is Mayor Nutter's last year in office, councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown fears that another mayor could eliminate the LGBT office he created.
David Daniels Takes The Stage In Opera Philadelphia's 'Oscar' The romantically tragic story of Oscar Wilde comes to the stage of the Academy of Music, with Opera Philadelphia’s “Oscar.”
Equality PA Launches Statewide LGBT Education CampaignThe purpose of the weeklong effort is to let the public know that while gays, lesbians and transgenders can marry, they can still be fired, evicted or treated unfairly because of their sexual orientation.
From Assistant DA To Mayor's LGBT Liaison: Meet Nellie FitzpatrickFor the past six years Nellie Fitzpatrick has worn two hats at the District Attorney's office: she has prosecuted cases involving family violence, sexual assault and weapons offenses. And she's been the DA's liaison to the LGBT community.
Dot-LGBT The New Dot-Com For Gay CommunityA Montgomery County company is behind one of the newest dot-com names.
Hearing Held To Bolster Support For Pa. Hate Crime LawThe House Democratic Policy Committee held a public hearing on LGBT hate crimes Thursday.
Facebook Apologizes To Drag Queens For Name Policy Facebook is apologizing to drag queens and the transgender community for deleting accounts that used drag names like Lil Miss Hot Mess rather than legal names such as Bob Smith.
Wednesday At 11: The Girl Trapped In A Boy's Body“It became apparent pretty quick that Luke was different,” said Luke’s father.
Clementi Family Become Advocates After Suicide The family of a New Jersey college student who committed suicide after his roommate recorded him with another man has emerged as a champion for LGBT and vulnerable youth.