LGBTQ rights

Taylor Swift
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June 15, 2019 - 2:38 pm
By David Williams, CNN (CNN) -- Taylor Swift gave a surprise performance Friday night at the Stonewall Inn and wished the crowd at the site of the LGBTQ rights landmark a happy Pride Month. The gay bar in New York's Greenwich Village was holding an event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1969...
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Philly Pride and Transgender flags
Office of Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman/Twitter
Justin Udo
June 10, 2019 - 3:15 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — For the first time ever, the Philly Pride and Transgender flags are flying high above the state Capitol in Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman announced Monday he is flying the flags from the balcony of his office in the Capitol building for the...
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Philadelphia's annual pride parade and festival is back and its bigger than ever this year.
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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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On Thursday, June 6, 2019, Commissioner James O'Neill apologized for the 1969 police raid at the Stonewall Inn, which catalyzed the modern LGBT rights movement.
Mary Altaffer/AP Photo, File
June 06, 2019 - 1:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 50 years after a police raid at the Stonewall Inn catalyzed the modern LGBT rights movement, New York's police commissioner apologized Tuesday for what his department did. "The actions taken by the NYPD were wrong, plain and simple," Commissioner James O'Neill said during a...
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Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
September 06, 2018 - 9:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Rabbis are continuing to prepare for their most important sermons of the year, as celebrations of the Jewish new year begin Sunday evening. But just months away from the midterm elections, is it appropriate for religious leaders to address with their congregations...
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