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By Michael K. Lavers | Monday May 14, 2012
Israeli Ambassador to the United States Michael Oren stressed during a speech at Equality Forum’s annual dinner in Philadelphia on May 5 that his country remains at the forefront of the global struggle for LGBT rights.
By Michael K. Lavers | Wednesday May 9, 2012
Equality Forum on May 5 presented Houston Mayor Annise Parker with its International Role Model Award during its annual dinner in Philadelphia. She spoke with EDGE about her tenure, her marriage equality activism and her future plans.
By Michael K. Lavers | Monday May 7, 2012
Gay MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts spoke with EDGE during an exclusive interview before he emceed Equality Forum’s annual dinner in Philadelphia on Saturday.
By Matthew E. Pilecki | Wednesday May 4, 2011
Delaware Gov. Jack Markell, who will sign his state’s civil unions bill into law next week, delivered the keynote at the annual International Equality Dinner at the Constitution Center on Saturday, April 30. Equality Forum also honored former Pennsylvania Congressman Patrick Murphy, Lt. Dan Choi and Daniel Hernandez, Jr.
By Michael K. Lavers | Saturday Apr 30, 2011
Hours before Equality Forum was to have honored gay intern Daniel Hernandez, Jr., in Philadelphia, he sat down with EDGE to discuss the day he saved Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ life, his activism and what lays ahead.
By Matthew E. Pilecki | Wednesday Apr 27, 2011
This year’s Equality Forum could prove the end of an era if voters elect executive director Malcolm Lazin to Philadelphia’s City Council at-Large on May 17.
By Matthew E. Pilecki | Thursday Mar 17, 2011
Malcolm Lazin; executive director of Equality Forum, Sherrie Cohen and Daryl La Fountain are both candidates for a seat on the Philadelphia City Council.
By Matthew E. Pilecki | Thursday Dec 23, 2010
The rash of LGBT teenager suicides, efforts to secure rights for transgender Philadelphians and the controversy over the Boy Scouts of America’s lease of a city building were among the stories that made local headlines in 2010.
By Matthew E. Pilecki | Monday Sep 27, 2010
Philadelphia-based Equality Forum will honor actress Cynthia Nixon, Eleanor Roosevelt and fashion designer Tom Ford, among others, during the fifth annual GLBT History Month in October.
By Michael K. Lavers | Tuesday May 4, 2010
Lieutenant Dan Choi, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey [D-Pa.] and dozens of same-sex couples who either exchanged or renewed their wedding vows were among those who took part in the week-long series of events, parties and workshops in Philadelphia.
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