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Suspects in Philly Gay Bashing Case Held for Trial

Tuesday Dec 16, 2014
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

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Nov 26, 2014
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

Monday Oct 6, 2014
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

By Jason St. Amand | Sunday Sep 28, 2014
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

By Bobby McGuire | Friday Sep 26, 2014
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

By Sean Carlin | Thursday Sep 25, 2014
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

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 25, 2014
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.

Female Suspect in Philly Gay Bashing Has Reported History of Anti-Gay Tweets

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Sep 24, 2014
The young woman accused of the Sept. 11 Philadelphia anti-gay attack apparently has a history of making insensitive and anti-gay remarks on social media.

3 Surrender in Philadelphia Gay Beating Case

By Sean Carlin | Wednesday Sep 24, 2014
Three people accused of beating of a gay couple during a late-night encounter on a Philadelphia street have turned themselves in.

Arrests in Philly Gay Bashing Case Expected as Investigation Wraps Up

By Bobby McGuire | Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
Expect arrests later this week, as police investigators put together the final pieces in the case of the savage beating of two gay men by a gang of "clean cut" young white men and women in Center City, Philadelphia this month.

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