LGBTQ community

Philadelphia's annual pride parade and festival is back and its bigger than ever this year.
Antionette Lee/KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
June 09, 2019 - 1:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's annual Pride Parade and Festival is back — and it's bigger than ever. Thousands lined Philadelphia's streets from the heart of the Gayborhood to Penn's Landing, waving their pride flags, screaming and cheering as the colorful floats passed by. This year...
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GLSEN Philly
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
April 13, 2019 - 8:23 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - A major step to make sure schools in Philadelphia are LGBTQ-inclusive has arrived. The education organization GLSEN officially launched GLSEN Philly on Friday. "GLSEN Philly aims to support all LGBTQ students to ensure they are receiving the support they need to...
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Jussie Smollett
AP via CNN
February 23, 2019 - 1:34 pm
By Madeline Holcombe (CNN) -- The sequence of events reads like the plot of a television show: A man stages his own attack and rehearses it beforehand, making sure there's a surveillance camera nearby to record it. But prosecutors say it really happened. They allege "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett...
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Classroom
David Madden
February 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey public schools will join their counterparts in California in requiring that history classes include contributions made by LGBTQ people. A new law means some major changes in the Garden State. Supporters of the new law say it’ll give young people a fuller...
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Philly responds to Trump Administration's attempt to redefine gender
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Cherri Gregg
October 22, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The City of Philadelphia, the LGBTQ community and trans allies are responding strongly in opposition to the Trump administration's attempt to redefine gender. If approved, it would limit gender to an unchangeable condition defined at birth. Transgender woman and...
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