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Philly Fight’s 20th Anniversary of AIDS Education Month

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jun 4, 2014
As Pride month hits Philadelphia, the AIDS Service organization Philadelphia FIGHT celebrates their 20th anniversary of their AIDS Education Month with a roster of free events through June 29.

Lea DeLaria Performs at Mazzoni Center’s "Elixir" Event

By Winnie McCroy | Friday May 16, 2014
On May 17, Philadelphia’s LGBT community will gather at the Wells Fargo Bank and Museum in Center City for the Mazzoni Center’s "Elixir" event, their annual celebration and fundraiser featuring performer Lea DeLaria

Duross & Langel: Handmade Skincare Products That Won't Break the Bank

By Ian Michael Crumm | Wednesday May 14, 2014
Thanks to Duross & Langel, a Philadelphia-based soap and grooming company, those in search of handcrafted skincare products can stock their dopp kits and medicine cabinets with original formulas -- all at a price that won't break the bank.

Philly Man Allegedly Beaten to Death After Using Grindr

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday May 6, 2014
Philadelphia police say a gay man was beaten to death after meeting someone on the popular gay hookup app Grindr, Philadelphia’s ABC-affiliate station WPVI reports.

Suspect Identified in Alleged Gay Dating App Rape & Robbery

By EDGE | Monday Apr 14, 2014
Philadelphia police are asking the public’s help in finding a man they identified who allegedly raped, beat and robbed a Canadian tourist he met on popular gar dating app Grindr, Wednesday

Y-Hep to Open New Clinic in Philly

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 24, 2014
Y-HEP, Philadelphia FIGHT’s Youth Health Empowerment Project, announced the opening of a new family care clinic for youth at its facility at 1417 Locust Street in Center City.

Philly Flower Show Brings Art Canvases to Life

Monday Mar 3, 2014
Winter-weary gardeners and painters alike may find inspiration in the colorful palette of the Philadelphia Flower Show, which uses plants and petals to pay homage to work by artists like Matisse, Calder and Kandinsky.

Gay Marriage Advocates See Licenses in Philadelphia

Tuesday Feb 18, 2014
February 18, 2014 (WPVI) -- Gay marriage advocates plan to visit Philadelphia’s City Hall on Tuesday to seek marriage licenses or have their out-of-state marriages recognized.

New Guidelines Issued to Philadelphia Police Regarding Transgender Persons

Wednesday Jan 8, 2014
Philadelphia police have issued new guidelines on how officers should treat transgender people, a policy that department officials say is to ensure everyone is treated with respect.

Philly Walgreens Specialize in HIV Outcomes

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Dec 23, 2013
You may not know it, but your local Walgreens pharmacist could save your life with their HIV-specialized services, not only in Philadelphia, but also across the country.