Philadelphia

July 29, 2013

Snapshots of our work: Trans representation, ENDA info, HIV discrimination

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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July 23, 2013

Update: Diamond Williams, Transgender Woman Murdered In Philadelphia

An arrest has been in the case surrounding Diamond Williams, a transgender women in Philadelphia. Tonight a Speak Out and Vigil is being held in her honor.

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GLAAD working to correct media coverage of trans woman murdered in Philadelphia

This past weekend, GLAAD learned that local Philadelphia media sensationalized and inaccurately reported on the murder of a trans woman of color, using the wrong name and pronouns and including irrelevant information about her past.

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Thanks to RAGE campaign, SEPTA removes gender stickers on monthly transit passes

Thanks to a three year long campaign by RAGE, SEPTA has removed gender stickers on all monthly transit passes, making the Philly transit system more inclusive for transgender, gender queer and gender non-conforming people.

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First Openly Gay Candidate Elected To Pennsylvania Legislature Is Sworn Into Office

Philadelphia lawmaker Brian Sims, the first openly gay candidate elected to the Pennsylvania legislature, was sworn into office on Tuesday.

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What to Watch: This Weekend, May 4-6

This weekend catch the new documentary Legalize Gay; season finale of GCB; all new episodes of Game of Thrones, Nurse Jackie and Primetime: What Would You Do?; plus airings of Philadelphia, Under the Tuscan Sun and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
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December 1, 2011

World AIDS Day: How are TV and Film Addressing the Epidemic?

On World AIDS Day, we commemorate those who have been lost to the epidemic while also showing unity in continued efforts to fight it and recognizing the ways it has reshaped our world. Much of that has been reflected in film and television addressing HIV/AIDS, though attention to the epidemic hasn’t always remained consistent.

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June 7, 2011

AIDS at 30: A Legacy of Groundbreaking Films

The 30th anniversary of the AIDS epidemic is a time to reflect on the lessons and wisdom gained by both the LGBT communi
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