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Sisters building slated for reopening as straight bar
One year after the shuttering of the city’s longest-running lesbian bar, the building is being readied for reopening as a non-LGBT venue. Sisters, at 1320 Chancellor St., abruptly closed down Aug. ...
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Appeal filed for Morris records
PGN filed an appeal with the state Office of Open Records this week, asking that it direct the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office to release key records in the Nizah Morris case. The paper see...
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LGBT youth program to host first gala
Q Spot Philly, an initiative that offers LGBTQ youth resources, information, entertainment and social opportunities, will host its first gala next month. Q Spot Philly is a program of the Education...
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Dave O’Hara, political consultant, 30
Dave O’Hara, a local political consultant, died July 28 at his home from a genetic heart condition. He was 30. O’Hara worked as a finance director for several local political campaigns. The Scranto...
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Wedding: Ron Presby and Bob Shuman
by Matty Bennett
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August 4 was an emotional, long-awaited day for Ron Presby and Bob Shuman. The couple met 35 years ago at a bar in Philadelphia, dated for a while and ended up parting ways. But, about 18 years aft...
Sims, small biz join for health-insurance effort
by Angela Thomas
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On Tuesday, state Rep. Brian Sims (D-182nd Dist.) and the Get Covered America campaign hit the pavement to talk with LGBT-friendly small businesses in South and Center City Philadelphia about the A...
Day in the Life Of: a police officer, Ciante Bradley
by Jen Colletta
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“This is normal for us, but it’s not for them; you’re walking into these people’s worst days. You have to remember that.” Fair yet firm seems to be the mantra that Ciante Bradley employs in her dut...
News Briefing
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Fundraiser for AIDS Law Project The AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania will hold its annual summer-movie party Aug. 15 at the William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce St. “Our annual summer-mov...
Plans finally moving at The Lincoln
by Jen Colletta
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After eight years of blighting the Gayborhood, the Lincoln Apartments is finally about to see a new day. Construction crews are readying to renovate the property at 1222 Locust St., rehabbing it in...
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