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Philly Fight Women and Girls HIV Awareness Health Fair

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 3
On Saturday, March 7, Philadelphia will celebrate National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with a community health fair.

Gershman Y Takes Feminist Look at The Book of Esther

RELIGION | By EDGE | Feb 17
On Sunday, February 22, The Gershman Y takes a feminist look at the Bible when they present "The Book of Esther: The Journey of Queen Vashti and Queen Esther."

Cutting Edge: Philly Hair Stylist Michael Freeman

GROOMING | By Jill Gleeson | Jan 14
Philadelphia hair stylist Michael Freeman dishes what's hot in hair trends for 2015 as well as providing an insider's guide to the City of Brotherly Love.

Suspects in Philly Gay Bashing Case Held for Trial

CRIME | Dec 16
A Philadelphia judge has ordered three young adults held for trial in a September confrontation with a gay couple that left one of the men with a broken jaw.

Philly FIGHT Hosts Sixth Annual WAD Prayer Breakfast

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 26
On World AIDS Day, December 1, Bishop Ernest McNear, Philadelphia FIGHT's Office of Faith Initiatives and the Philadelphia FIGHT Faith Advisory Board will present the Sixth Annual World AIDS Day Prayer Breakfast.

Methodist Clergy Escape Sanctions Over Gay Wedding

RELIGION | Oct 6
A complaint against 36 United Methodist ministers who blessed a same-sex wedding in Philadelphia in defiance of church law has been resolved.

Female Suspect in Anti-Gay Philly Attack Fired From Job

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 28
The female suspect in the Sept. 11 anti-gay Philadelphia attack has been fired from her hospital job Friday after controversial tweets she made regarding patient information went viral.

Lawyer for Accused Philly Assailant Says She's 'Kind & Gentle,' Neighbors Disagree

CRIME | By EDGE | Sep 26
The attorney for Kathryn Knott, one of the accused assailants in the Sept. 11 Philadelphia gay bashing case, calls his client "a gentle, kind person." Neighbors and her own Twitter feed tell a different story.

3 Charged in Gay Assault; Lawyer Denies Homophobia

CRIME | By Sean Carlin | Sep 25
A defense lawyer for one of three young adults charged with beating a gay couple during a night on the town insisted the men were injured when a "fist fight ... got out of hand," and not, as Philadelphia police believe, during a homophobic attack.

Fortune Feimster Performs at Helium Comedy Club

SPECIAL EVENTS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 25
As part of her latest comedy tour, lesbian comedian Fortune Feimster, formerly of the hit show "Chelsea Lately," will travel to Philadelphia's Helium Comedy Club to play five shows from September 25-27.

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