Topics :: Philadelphia
By Lana Cooper | Monday Jun 10, 2013
Philadelphia-based HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention organization Bebashi celebrated 28 years of helping women live the best life they can.
By Kathy Matheson and Keith Collins | Wednesday Jun 5, 2013
A four-story building being demolished collapsed Wednesday on the edge of downtown, injuring 12 people and trapping two others, the fire commissioner said.
Friday May 10, 2013
Mayor Michael Nutter signed legislation Thursday to afford equal rights to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, saying he hoped Philadelphia would become "the most LGBT-friendly" city in the world.
Friday May 3, 2013
A Boy Scouts of America group will vacate its city-owned Philadelphia headquarters in return for $825,000 under an agreement that settles a long legal battle over the organization’s ban on gays, Mayor Michael Nutter’s office said Friday.
By Joann Loviglio | Wednesday Apr 17, 2013
Locals and tourists alike are being encouraged to explore the city’s 14 unique enclaves that border downtown through the Philadelphia Neighborhoods Campaign.
By Kathy Matheson, | Wednesday Mar 27, 2013
It sounds more like a restaurant order than a school lunch menu: baked ziti with a side of roasted fennel salad. But that’s one of the meals offered in the cafeteria at People For People Charter School in Philadelphia.
By Andrew Clark | Friday Mar 8, 2013
On March 8, the Philly-based group Bebashi will celebrate National Women & Girls’ HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, with HIV testing, guest speakers, lunch and even makeovers, all to stop the spread of HIV among women.
By Kathy Matheson, | Monday Mar 4, 2013
This year’s Philadelphia Flower show boasts a British theme that examines gardening from urban London to country cottages. And it’s summed up by a single Anglicism: "Brilliant!"
Thursday Feb 21, 2013
Lowes Hotel hosted the HRC Philadelphia Region Gala Dinner. Featured speakers were MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry and HRC President Chad Griffin. The evening’s highlight was a performance by ’80s teen idol Tiffany.
By Alexander Vuocolo | Wednesday Feb 20, 2013
In an effort to keep Philly’s LGBT community connected throughout the winter months, PhillyPride organizers invite all to celebrate WinterPride on Feb. 22, where they will honor U.S. Figure Skating champion Johnny Weir.