LGBT

Thousands of spectators take part in the 2017 "Pride" Festival in Philadelphia

 06/19/2017 - 14:57
The Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus gave a huge performance during the Pride festival in Philadelphia Sunday. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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The largest celebration of LGBT pride in the region, attracting over 25,000 people each year

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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 2:15pm
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The Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus gave a huge performance during the Pride festival in Philadelphia Sunday. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News 

Beautiful works of Glass Art at the National Liberty Museum

 06/11/2017 - 19:52
Guests celebrate the opening of the studio glass exhibition "Transparency: An LGBTQ+ Glass Art Exhibition" at the National Liberty Museum this past weekend.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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The nations first museum exhibit of studio glass works produced exclusively by artists of the LGBTQ+ community

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Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 7:30pm
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Guests celebrate the opening of the studio glass exhibition "Transparency: An LGBTQ+ Glass Art Exhibition" at the National Liberty Museum this past weekend.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

More than 200 members of LGBT community killed in Mexico over three-year period

 05/18/2017 - 06:14
File photo showing LGBT community supporters marching during the 38th LGBT pride parade in Mexico City, Mexico on Jun. 25, 2016. EFE/Sashenka Gutierrez

Gay men are often targeted by robbers, with gangs even specializing in this type of crime. The modus operandi is for the criminal to seduce the person either in person or via Internet and then, once inside the victim's home, to steal his belongings and kill him.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 6:00am
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File photo showing LGBT community supporters marching during the 38th LGBT pride parade in Mexico City, Mexico on Jun. 25, 2016. EFE/Sashenka Gutierrez

[VIDEO] Así fue el primero de mayo en Philly, un día de convergencia social

 05/02/2017 - 16:52
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Cientos de personas salieron a las calles para protestar por diferentes motivos, pero todos terminaron abrazados bajo la misma bandera: la lucha por los derechos de los inmigrantes.

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 4:30pm
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Cientos de personas salieron este primero de mayo a marchar en una jornada que se llamó "Day without inmigrants, black and brown bodies". Foto: Yesid Vargas/AL DÍA News.

Richard Negrin wants a "community-based" DA's Office

 05/02/2017 - 16:22
Richard Negrín es el primer hispano en tener opciones reales de ganar una elección a nivel de toda la ciudad. 
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The former City's Managing Director proposes to give a comprehensive approach to the mission of the judicial body of Philadelphia. He says that the secret to reducing crime is working directly with people, in the city's neighborhoods.

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 2:15pm
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Richard Negrin is the first Latino with a real chance of wining the city-wide elections.

Negrín quiere una Fiscalía comprometida con la comunidad

 05/02/2017 - 14:59
Richard Negrín es el primer hispano en tener opciones reales de ganar una elección a nivel de toda la ciudad. 
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El exdirector administrativo de la ciudad propone darle un enfoque integral a la misión de la entidad judicial de Filadelfia. Dice que el secreto para disminuir la criminalidad es trabajar directamente con la gente, en los barrios de la ciudad.

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 2:15pm
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Richard Negrín es el primer hispano en tener opciones reales de ganar una elección a nivel de toda la ciudad. 

The First Cuban-American in Congress, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, announces her retirement

 05/02/2017 - 13:14
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La Primera Cubano-Americana en el Congreso, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, anuncia su retiro

 05/02/2017 - 13:03
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La Representante de Florida y primera Cubano-Americana elegida para el Congreso, ha anunciado que se retirará, después de 38 años en el puesto.

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 1:00pm
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Veteran Latino lawmaker announces retirement from US Congress

 05/01/2017 - 16:12
Republican Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (c) of Florida speaks with reporters after a press conference on Aug. 12, 2015, in Miami. Ros-Lehtinen announced on April 30, 2017, that she would not seek reelection in the 2018 election and would leave Congress to "spend more time with her family." EFE/Gaston de Cardenas
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After 38 years representing South Florida in Congress, where she was the first Cuban-American representative in the lower house, the Republican will withdraw from legislative life, she said in an interview with the daily Miami Herald.

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 4:00pm
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Republican Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (c) of Florida speaks with reporters after a press conference on Aug. 12, 2015, in Miami. Ros-Lehtinen announced on April 30, 2017, that she would not seek reelection in the 2018 election and would leave Congress to "spend more time with her family." EFE/Gaston de Cardenas

This is what's going to happen in Philly on May Day

 04/26/2017 - 10:25
El pasado 16 de febrero, cerca de 32 restaurantes cerraron sus puertas en muestra de solidaridad con la comunidad inmigrante de Filadelfia. Foto: Archivo AL DÍA News.
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What is the value of black and brown bodies to the city of Philadelphia? Local groups in the city hope to show just that on May 1st.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 5:45pm
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On February 16, 32 restaurants closed their doors to show their support to immigrant communities in Philadelphia.  Photo: AL DÍA News.