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LGBT Philly redux: Another interview with Obergefell, an article about trans kids and more on this weekend’s 50th anniversary celebration

July 2, 2015
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UPDATED 7/4/2015: Here’s my Associated Press piece covering the actual anniversary ceremony. EARLIER POST: I have the cover stories in Philadelphia’s City Paper this week. One is about the growing number of transgender youths coming out and how the world has become more accepting. (It’s still far from perfect.) The other is highlighting this...

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On the eve of history: Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision

June 26, 2015
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Tomorrow or Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court will present its decision in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, known in shorthand as the same-sex marriage ruling. I had the pleasure of talking to Jim Obergefell, the named plaintiff in the case, last week. This...

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Partnering faith and finance for Francis

June 22, 2015
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My latest Associated Press article details how four local religious shrines have joined forces to promote themselves. Fun to report, fun to write.

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Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the “Annual Reminders,” early gay rights protests in from of Independence Hall

June 15, 2015
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This July 4 marks the 50th anniversary of the first “Annual Reminder,” one of the country’s earliest gay rights’ marches. Philadelphia will commemorate the event with a series of...

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Dr Audrey Evans, rock star, celebrates her 90th birthday

June 14, 2015
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I was lucky enough to get an invite to Dr. Audrey Evans’s 90th birthday party at The Union League last week. If you haven’t heard of her, read my...

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LGBT Philly

June 4, 2015
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In April, I posted a column I wrote for the Currents section of The Philadelphia Inquirer about a gender neutral bathroom at a suburban school. Today, I’d like to...

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