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LGBTQ: Shedding Light on City, State Hate Crime Laws

LGBTQ: Shedding Light on City, State Hate Crime Laws

The brutal 1998 murder of University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard put LGBT issues in the national spotlight. Here in Philadelphia, the 2014 beating of a gay couple brought the issues closer to home — and served as a wake-up call to many city residents. “I had one student attacked while having a homophobic slur carved into his […]

 

Gayborhood: Five Changes that Make the Gayborhood What it is Today

Gayborhood: Five Changes that Make the Gayborhood What it is Today

The Philadelphia ‘Gayborhood’ is a place that has a long history. Longtime residents have seen the many changes that have taken place in the area. Here are a few of the changes that have made the Gayborhood what it is today. Giovanni’s Room Giovanni’s Room (above), which sits on the intersection of 12th and Pine […]