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  • July 1, 2015 |  EssayWorks

    Gay rights picketer recalls 1965: 'Somebody had to get out and show their face in public'

    Photographer Kay Lahusen is a longtime gay rights activist who was one of the original picketers at the first gay rights demonstration in Philadelphia...
  • July 1, 2015 |  EssayWorks

    Viewing Philly's early gay rights demonstrations from the sidelines, but with no less risk

    Marj McCann is a longtime gay rights activist in Philadelphia who, 50 years ago, refused to participate in the first gay right demonstrations in front...
  • July 1, 2015 |  EssayWorks

    Activist looks back on gay and lesbian community, activism of '60s Philadelphia

    Ada Bello, who emigrated to the United States from Cuba in the 1960s, found in Philadelphia a gay and lesbian community where she felt safe — even if ...
  • June 30, 2015 |  Prime Time

    One woman's message to Philly seniors: Stay sexy

    Sex is probably the one subject you don't bring up with your parents, but it's the main topic of conversation when Theresa Clark, 56, visits...
  • June 30, 2015 |  EssayWorks

    Is that a banana in your book drop, or are you just happy to see me?

    Life holds plenty of surprises, especially when you work at a public library. Last week, for instance, we found a banana in the book drop. Naturally, ...
  • June 29, 2015 |  Philadelphia Streets Under Pressure

    How to squeeze more pedestrian space out of Philly’s narrow streets

    Asdriving rates continue to declineacross our region, we can expect to hear more walkers, bikers, and bus riders clamoring for a larger share of space...
  • June 26, 2015 |  EssayWorks

    Supreme Court affirms my human rights are not up for a vote

    Human rights should never be subjected to a popular vote. The will of the people does not matter in the slightest. The Supreme Court did not give LGBT...
  • June 26, 2015 |  EssayWorks

    In marriage, my two sons now have equal footing

    A future once imagined for two sons, unequal in marriage, has now changed with Friday's U.S. Supreme Court decision.
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