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Philly Celebrates its Gay Past

NATIONAL | By Christiana Lilly | May 31
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of early GLBT civil rights demonstrations, the people of Philly are coming together in a big way.

Philadelphia Celebrates 50 Years of the LGBT Rights Movement

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | May 17
On July 4, 1965, the very first LGBT rights demonstrations in the United States were held in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia.

Cutting Edge: Philly Hair Stylist Michael Freeman

GROOMING | By Jill Gleeson | Jan 14
Philadelphia hair stylist Michael Freeman dishes what's hot in hair trends for 2015 as well as providing an insider's guide to the City of Brotherly Love.

Suspects in Philly Gay Bashing Case Held for Trial

CRIME | Dec 16
A Philadelphia judge has ordered three young adults held for trial in a September confrontation with a gay couple that left one of the men with a broken jaw.

Methodist Clergy Escape Sanctions Over Gay Wedding

A complaint against 36 United Methodist ministers who blessed a same-sex wedding in Philadelphia in defiance of church law has been resolved.

Female Suspect in Anti-Gay Philly Attack Fired From Job

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 28
The female suspect in the Sept. 11 anti-gay Philadelphia attack has been fired from her hospital job Friday after controversial tweets she made regarding patient information went viral.

Lawyer for Accused Philly Assailant Says She's 'Kind & Gentle,' Neighbors Disagree

CRIME | By EDGE | Sep 26
The attorney for Kathryn Knott, one of the accused assailants in the Sept. 11 Philadelphia gay bashing case, calls his client "a gentle, kind person." Neighbors and her own Twitter feed tell a different story.

3 Charged in Gay Assault; Lawyer Denies Homophobia

CRIME | By Sean Carlin | Sep 25
A defense lawyer for one of three young adults charged with beating a gay couple during a night on the town insisted the men were injured when a "fist fight ... got out of hand," and not, as Philadelphia police believe, during a homophobic attack.

Female Suspect in Philly Gay Bashing Has Reported History of Anti-Gay Tweets

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 24
The young woman accused of the Sept. 11 Philadelphia anti-gay attack apparently has a history of making insensitive and anti-gay remarks on social media.

3 Surrender in Philadelphia Gay Beating Case

CRIME | By Sean Carlin | Sep 24
Three people accused of beating of a gay couple during a late-night encounter on a Philadelphia street have turned themselves in.

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