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International News

Trans activists meet in S. Africa South Africa recently hosted the first-ever African Strategy Workshop for transgender activists. Fifteen...

Inauguration rev. draws ire

The LGBT and ally communities, who were some of President-elect Barack Obama’s most outspoken advocates over the past few months, were just as loud...

Guidebook analyzes transgender Greek life

Although college is generally a time when young people fortify their own identities and ideologies, transgender college students often face more challenges than their...

Calif. AG opposes Prop. 8

A top government official in California filed a court brief last week in which he expressed his opposition to Proposition 8 and urged the...

On Being Well: Beating the holiday blues

The state of the economy, worldwide political struggles, homeless-ness . .. Try tossing these out as conversation starters at your next holiday party!...

30 Years Ago

AG: Gays to keep licenses Pennsylvania Attorney General Gerald Gornish issued a letter to commonwealth secretary Barton Fields Dec. 28 reinforcing...

‘Were the World’ more interesting

“Were the World Mine,” opening today at the Ritz Theaters, is a musical fantasy about Timothy (Tanner Cohen), a gay teen, performing in his...

From Stonewall to the Pennsylvania Society

The Pennsylvania Society claims to be the oldest club of its type. It was founded when Pennsylvania was the center of the...

Rock artists get reinvented

Maroon 5 Call and Response: The Remix Album A&M Records Given the number of genres platinum-selling group Maroon 5 straddles for their sound...

Our holiday wishes

Carol: There are a lot of things I wish for: world peace, no real-estate taxes, continued good health for me, family and friends and...

Iowa Supreme Court considers same-sex marriage

The seven justices of the Iowa Supreme Court heard arguments last week in a challenge to the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. ...

William Way LGBT Center lays out recession plan at annual meeting

About 30 people gathered at the William Way LGBT Community Center Dec. 13 for the organization’s annual meeting, in which the center’s...

LGBT bills on PA horizon

With the new legislature reconvening on Jan. 6, LGBT advocates across the state are gearing up for renewed attempts to pass pro-LGBT...

Kocis trial delayed again

A judge in the murder trial of a local gay-porn producer agreed this week to postpone the proceeding another month because of continuing attorney...

Performers talk about making it in “A Chorus Line”

A number of talented and struggling hopefuls are whittled down to the best 17, who compete for the chance to live out all their...

Lesbian appointed to head Obama’s environmental team

With Inauguration Day a month away, President-elect Barack Obama continues to quickly build his new administration and last week appointed his first openly gay...

Hiding in plain sight: Homeless LBGT teens —- our hidden minority

Basheba wants a career in genetic engineering. But even though he reads constantly and exudes a confident intelligence when he talks, it’s...

Obama unveils LGBT priorities list

President-elect Barack Obama announced his plan for protecting and advancing LGBT rights last week, following to the letter the promises he made to the...

Activists: Scouts should deposit rent into escrow during appeal

As the appeals process drags on in the city’s eviction case against the Boy Scouts, some activists want the Scouts to deposit a monthly...

Critical Path continues to call on mayor for funding

Supporters of Critical Path, a local organization that provides Internet services to people living with HIV/AIDS, gathered Sept. 5 for a community...

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...