gay rights

The Philadelphia Police Department also had a booth during OutFest, representing the Gay Offices Action League (GOAL).
Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
October 07, 2018 - 3:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of LGBTQ businesses, nonprofits and corporations lined the streets around 12th and Locust in Philadelphia for Outfest, the world's largest National Coming Out Day celebration, Sunday. National Coming Out Day, Oct. 11, marks more than three decades since an...
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Supporters and members of the LGBT community celebrate after the country's top court struck down a colonial-era law that makes homosexual acts punishable by up to 10 years in prison, in Mumbai, India.
AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool
September 06, 2018 - 7:51 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a colonial-era law that made gay sex punishable by up to 10 years in prison, a landmark victory for gay rights that one judge said would "pave the way for a better future." The 1861 law, a relic of Victorian England that hung on long...
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Capitol in Washington at sunrise
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File
July 09, 2018 - 9:32 am
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The coming battle over a Supreme Court nominee promises to be a bruising one. Republicans are eager for conservatives to gain a firm majority on the court. Democrats are voicing alarm about what the new justice could mean for charged issues such...
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President Donald Trump speaks to the media regarding the announcement that Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy will retire at the end of July
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
June 28, 2018 - 7:19 am
By Catherine Lucey and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement is setting off a momentous confirmation battle for President Donald Trump's next Supreme Court nominee that is certain to consume the Senate, inflame partisan tensions and shape the outcome...
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Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
June 10, 2018 - 7:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was a ribbon of rainbow along Market Street in Center City Sunday as hundreds showed up for the annual LGBT Pride Parade and Festival. This year marks three decades of celebrating gay rights in Philadelphia. Brightly colored floats, decorated with balloons,...
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Gay rights flag
Dreamstime
Mike DeNardo
April 26, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - A play debuting off-Broadway next week tells the story of a Philadelphia doctor who successfully pushed for homosexuality to no longer be considered a mental illness. Psychiatrist John Fryer wore a mask and disguised his voice, when he explained to the American...
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