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NEWS AND OPINION

By Jenine Pilla

Late LGBT-Rights Activist Barbara Gittings Honored With Street Dedication

On Monday afternoon, a large crowd gathered on the shady side of 13th and Locust streets to kick off LGBT History Month with the revealing of Barbara Gittings Way, a street sign honoring the legacy of the LGBT-rights activist who died in 2007 at age 74.

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Posted Oct. 3, 2012 | Comments: 0

NEWS AND OPINION

By Randy LoBasso

Election 2012: Stalking Mitt Romney, Part I

Anne Sutherland, 22, is not your typical Romney supporter. And it’s not just because she’s in the largely Democratic Philadelphia. Or because she’s young. Or a woman. It’s because she’s not even American. Sutherland traveled from her native Scotland to be here for the campaign season.

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Posted Oct. 3, 2012 | Comments: 1

NEWS AND OPINION

By Jenine Pilla

Documentary Gives Voice to Male Victims of Sexual Abuse

In Philadelphia, there are 1,600 child sexual abuse cases reported each year, according to the Philadelphia Children’s Alliance, the city’s primary intervention organization working with child victims of sexual abuse. And one-third of them are boys.

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Posted Oct. 3, 2012 | Comments: 5

ARTS AND CULTURE

By Sean Corbett

Space 1026’s Quirky "Ako Ryohei Rob" Celebrates Art, Friendship

For her final curated show at the gallery, Kris Chau brought together three talented pals with very few plans. “If you give the three of them an empty room," she said, "they’ll come up with something."

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Posted Oct. 3, 2012 | Comments: 0