Deja Lynn Alvarez

Sixers practice facility
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Dave Uram
June 26, 2020 - 10:24 am
The 76ers are paying tribute to the 51st anniversary of the Stonewall riots on Sunday with a virtual Philly LGBTQ Pride parade. Read more here.
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Cherri Gregg
June 15, 2020 - 2:10 pm
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects LGBT people from discrimination in the workplace. Philadelphia LGBT rights activists say it's a significant moment — and there's still much more work to do before full equality is achieved. Read more here.
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Dominique “Rem’mie” Fells
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Cherri Gregg
June 12, 2020 - 3:56 pm
As tens of thousands across the country protest against racial injustice following the killing of George Floyd, a Black transgender woman was found brutally murdered in Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Deja Lynn Alvarez shops for a support service for undocumented immigrants.
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Shara Dae Howard
April 14, 2020 - 3:06 pm
A Philadelphia activist says the COVID-19 pandemic has made survival even more difficult for a group of people already facing an uphill battle: undocumented immigrants. And she's taking matters into her own hands. Read more here.
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Philadelphia police officers marched in uniform in the 2019 Philadelphia Pride Parade.
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Cherri Gregg
June 27, 2019 - 7:26 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Legend has it, transgender women of color started the Stonewall riots on June 28, 1968, in protest against New York City police harassment. Almost 50 years to the day, Philadelphia police rolled out one of the most progressive policies in the country for treatment of...
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Philadelphia Women's March organizers are hoping turmoil and rumours surrounding the National march don't prevent women from turning out in record numbers again this year on Jan 19.
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Hadas Kuznits
January 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Despite rumors and misunderstandings, the Philadelphia Women's March is still scheduled to go on as planned on Jan. 19. The National Women's March has been under scrutiny this year, but Philadelphia Women's March board member Deja Lynn Alvarez says while the...
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