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ValdezTito-AustinDante

Philadelphia Pride has announced the names for its Grand Marshal panel, and for the first year ever it’s introducing a couple to the mix. Every year, Philadelphia Pride Presents releases a list of people who will carry the title of grand marshal. Philly likes to celebrate several grand marshals with different titles and categories including youth grand marshals. This years, they’re even including a Grand Marshal Couple. The couple gaining the inaugural honor are Dante Austin and Robert “Tito” Valdez. Austin...
PhillyBlackPrideMarch

Last week, Philadelphia celebrated Philly Black Pride and its first Black Pride March. A group of 35 people gathered at Philadelphia’s City Hall to express the need for inclusion in the city in terms of race and LGBTQ acceptance. Openly gay Philadelphia man Romaine Gibbs started the event by asking participants to join arms. “When we bind and unite like this,” Gibbs said, “people cannot destroy us.” Mayor Kenney also spoke at the event and shared the mentality that LGBTQ people of color...
JaiandIanGilyard

As gay marriage is now legal across all 50 states of America, it seems that the next issue that LGBTQ couples are fighting for is the right to parent. We’ve already talked about the growing struggle between right wing politicians, LGBTQ couples, and adoption agencies in Georgia (with tv/movie creatives also getting involved), and now it seems a similar struggle is surfacing in Pennsylvania. The trouble started when a lesbian couple went to an orientation meeting for a foster/adoption agency. Magan...
JasonCollins

Philadelphia is continuing its efforts to hold public conversations about diversity and inclusivity in the gay community after several club owners and community leaders displayed racism in the past few years. In that vein, The AARP hosted an event last night in collaboration with SAGE and the City of Philadelphia’s Office of LGBT Affairs in order to discuss cross-cultural challenges that the LGBTQ community constantly deal with. "The City of Philadelphia is here to help our diverse population," said Amber Hikes,...
Philly-bomb

Philadelphia man suffers injuries to face, chest, and hands. A mail package a Philadelphia man thought was asthma medication exploded and caused injuries to his face, chest, and hands. Police are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime because the 60-year-old victim has a rainbow ‘Love Trumps Hate’ sign in his front window, according to Philly.com. A neighbor and a law enforcement source identify the victim as Jim Alden who is recovering after surgery at Jefferson University Hospital. He opened the package...
Transgender woman beat

Her name was Keisha Jenkins and she was a gorgeous 22 years old transgender woman from south Philadelphia. Unfortunately, everything reached to an end for her, when she was deadly shot on Tuesday by 5 or 6 men, at around 2:30 AM. Police responded to a call saying that a robbery seemed to have taken place and that shootings were heard. pennlive.com Reaching the location, they discovered the body of a young female, lying near a children playground. Witnesses said that...

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