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Masks still necessary as gayborhood bars and restaurants reopen

Philadelphia’s Camac Street, in the heart of the gayborhood, has long been a destination for dining, drinking, and entertainment. “The Little Street...

Transition and Transformation in a Picture Book for Rosh Hashanah

A family’s annual celebration of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and the changes that each year brings, form the texture of...

Gay man of color sues LA Fitness for workplace bias

A Philadelphia gay man of color recently filed a workplace-antibias lawsuit against LA Fitness, alleging he was victimized by antigay slurs, then...

Indonesian LGBT+ people subjected to police raids

LGBT+ people are under attack in Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous nation and the world’s largest Muslim population. LGBT+ people have...

Horoscopes: September 11-17, 2020

Aries: Your ruling planet Mars makes its official turn out of the shadow period and into full retrograde. This begins a cycle...

Judge issues favorable ruling for former service members with HIV

A federal judge in Baltimore last week cleared the way for an antibias trial in the case of a midshipman and a...

Murder, She Kind of Wrote

Writer-actress Paula Pell knows it’s ridiculous: a dowdy, out-of-touch suburban broad with an accent that is somehow a little British — or Irish,...

“House of Cardin” details life of colorful fashion designer

In the peppy documentary “House of Cardin,” fashion designer Pierre Cardin is described as “a label, a logo, and a legend.” This...

In 2020, LGBTQ visibility still matters

The social media reaction to Richard Grenell’s speech at the Republican National Convention (RNC) was, as one would expect, polarizing. Grenell, a...

Creep of the Week: Donald Trump

In the middle of a pandemic, Trump is literally destroying the post office right before our eyes because he doesn’t want people...

HBO tackles our LGBTQ history

If you’ve heard the rumor about my book, I’m here to tell you that it’s not a rumor. It’s true, and no...

Gay dating in the time of COVID-19

When the pandemic swept through the country and prompted Philadelphia and everywhere else to lock down, people who were dating, trying to...

Religious orgs support city in LGBTQ foster care case

The City of Philadelphia has received support from a wide swath of religious organizations regarding its upcoming Supreme Court case against Catholic...

Shippensburg adopts LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance

On September 1, the Shippensburg Borough Council voted 5-1 to adopt an LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance. Shippensburg, located 45 miles from Harrisburg in...

Will Pennsylvania Decide the 2020 Election?

Voters who remember the 2000 election recall the nightmare scenario: no clear winner on Election Night. The result on November 7 was...

Jeremy Taylor: Sharp dressed man

One of the things people are missing during this pandemic is the chance to dress up. Our fancy wardrobes are sitting in...

Classic Picture Book About Gender Creative Boy Is Back in Print

One of the first picture books about a gender creative boy, published in the 1970s but long out of print, is now...

Killer of gay man seeks removal from death row

Richard R. Laird, who’s been on death row for 32 years for the gruesome killing of gay artist Anthony Milano, last week...

Horoscopes: Sept. 4-10, 2020

Aries: The moon in your sign on Saturday is complemented by Mercury’s placement in Libra. There is a refined and thoughtful energy...

“The Garden Left Behind” explores trans identity, activism

“The Garden Left Behind,” the feature debut by director and co-writer Flavio Alves, chronicles Tina’s (Carlie Guevara) efforts to transition from male...

COVID-19

Philly’s LGBTQ health orgs endure amid pandemic

According to data from the Centers for Disease Control, at least 105-thousand healthcare personnel have been infected with COVID-19 and over 500...