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Philly Establishes City’s First Spanish-Speaking HIV Clinic

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Nov 21, 2013
On Nov. 21, City Councilwomen Maria Quiñones-Sánchez and Marian Tasco announced the establishment of Philadelphia’s first HIV clinic specifically for the Spanish-speaking community, in partnership with Philadelphia FIGHT and others.

Philly Mayor Says Buildings Must Have Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Oct 31, 2013
Per a new law passed in Philadelphia on Oct. 24, all new or renovated city-owned buildings must now include gender-neutral bathrooms.

Miss Richfield Takes on Philadelphia

Wednesday Oct 23, 2013

Philadelphia Gears Up for AIDS Walk/Run

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Oct 15, 2013
On October 20, the 27th Annual AIDS Walk Philly & AIDS Run Philly will bring nearly 15,000 people together to raise funds for HIV/AIDS organizations.

Celebrating National Coming Out Day in Philadelphia

By | Friday Oct 11, 2013
Looking for a day trip to celebrate National Coming Out Day? Look no further than the City of Brotherly Love for a packed itinerary and one of the LGBT’s community’s biggest block parties.

’RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Star Responds to Alleged Ban in Philadelphia

By | Monday Oct 7, 2013
Outspoken drag queen Mimi Imfurst, has taken to social media with an open letter to protest an alleged ban on her participation in Philadelphia’s OutFest National Coming Out Day event.

Philly Marks A Decade of Gay Marketing With New TV Spot

By EDGE | Thursday Aug 22, 2013
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of its award-winning Philadelphia - Get Your History Straight and Your Nightlife Gay® campaign, the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation is set to release its 2nd commercial geared toward the LGBT traveler.

Philly’s Bebashi Program Holds 4th Annual "Breast Fest"

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Aug 12, 2013
Bebashi Transition to Hope hosts its 4th Annual "Breast Fest" on August 13, to raise awareness about breast cancer and educate women on the importance of routine screenings.

Philadelphia’s Bebashi Celebrates 28 Years of Helping Women Living With HIV/AIDS

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.

Philadelphia Building Collapses; 12 Injured, 2 Trapped

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.