EPGN: Community mourns stabbing victim Maya Young Paige Cooperstein February 25, 2016 Maya Young asked Anthony Harper for the time six years ago while she was walking in the Gayborhood. It was a simple question that spawned a long friendship. “I noticed the birthmark on her cheek and told her it was beautiful,” Harper told PGN through his [...]
A graduate student at Temple University, along with being a successful legally blind journalist, documentary producer, and director from the Philly suburbs, David Block talks about his discomfort discussing prostitution, plus D/17 in contemporary Jewish history, and in context to civil and disability rights. Note: This candid essay may not be comfortable for all readers. "Let Down Your Hair" Photo of M. Dante By Blind Filmmaker David Block for Temple University.
Monday, October 12, 2015 LOGAN (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police have made an arrest in a deadly robbery that occurred in the city's Logan section [October 2015]. Police say Pedro Redding, 22, of Hunting Park is under arrest for robbery and murder are closing in on his three alleged cohorts. The charges stem from the robbery and [...]
"I have not had the opportunity to absorb the fact that Natel will not be running in our house and calling out 'dad,'" Dan King said, often breaking down in tears. He said he and his wife raised their eldest daughter to be independent, self-sufficient and spunky. Since his daughter's stabbing death -- in Conshohocken while on a photo shoot, Dan King said he and his wife have blamed themselves, wondering "if we had done things differently as parents would we be here today?"
Truly - You have the right to be treated well as a uniquely special person, and as a sex worker. Desiree Alliance is committed to nonviolence. DA creates support systems and safe space for sex workers.
Bella Robinson: Sex Work Activism in Action Thanks for taking time to chat, Bella. Folks here think Philly is a leader in discussion on human rights and sexual lifestyle, though I am beyond impressed by COYOTEri, and the role Brown University has taken in stepping up, and stepping out, to share perspectives on sex work and [...]
“[Donna] was either killed because she was a part of a series of prostitute murders that had been happening in the 1980s, or the fact that she was informing on the San Diego Police Department,” said Limberg, who lectures at Cal State San Marcos and Palomar College.... She was still alive at the time gravel was stamped down her throat so it could have been to shut her up,” said Limberg. SPEAK EVEN IF YOUR VOICE SHAKES! Maggie Kuhn, Activist.