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Philly Fight’s 20th Anniversary of AIDS Education Month

PRIDE | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 4
As Pride month hits Philadelphia, the AIDS Service organization Philadelphia FIGHT celebrates their 20th anniversary of their AIDS Education Month with a roster of free events through June 29.

Family Acceptance Project Prevents LGBT Teen Suicide

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 20
The Family Acceptance Project has announced plans to launch the first family-focused program to prevent suicide and homelessness among LGBT youth and young adults.

Casting Jesus: Did He Really Look Like Brad Pitt?

MOVIES | By Jocelyn Noveck | Mar 8
In the popular new film "Son of God," Jesus is so, well, easy on the eyes that some are revisiting an age-old question that has vexed scholars for centuries: Did Jesus really look like Brad Pitt, only slightly better?

’Next Fall’ a Personal Collaboration for Actor and Director

HIV/AIDS | By Michael Cox | Jan 17
"Next Fall" may be the most profound and personal collaboration between the actor Kendall Hodder and director Russell Greene. In the play, a tragic accident puts Adam’s feelings about his devoutly religious partner to the test.

With Resignation of Pope, LGBTs Hope for True Dialogue on Rights

RELIGION | By Andrew Clark | Feb 25
With the unexpected resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, some in the LGBT community expressed the hope that the Church would engage in a meaningful conversation about LGBT rights. Others aren’t as optimistic.

Religious groups counsel, advocate on behalf of LGBT faithful

NATIONAL | By Joseph Erbentraut | Apr 15
Groups, such as Nehirim, continue to offer support, educational and social opportunities for LGBT people of faith, but long-simmering tensions between religious organizations and activists remain.

NYC religious leaders pledge to fight HIV/AIDS

NATIONAL | By Scott Stiffler | Jul 15
A coalition of clergy, elected officials and representatives from HIV/AIDS service organizations launched the Interfaith for HIV/AIDS: A Call to Take Action in 2009 on the steps of City Hall on July 8.

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