Philadelphia

Random attacks? Really?

On the Fourth of July someone walking by the Morris Home (an alcohol and drug treatment center for transgender people in Southwest Philadelphia), hurled an M80 at a pair of residents sitting on the porch.

On the Fourth of July an employee of the nonprofit in Southwest Philadelphia was the target of fireworks hurled from a passing vehicle while waiting for a trolley.

A transgender couple out for a walk near the Morris Home on Thursday afternoon were shot by paint guns from a dark grey Infiniti M35 sedan with silver trim.

8 reasons for the left to continue working within the Democratic party

No surprise, I’m deeply disappointed Bernie did not win the nomination. I’m also disappointed by the convention which in some ways overtly sidelined the left to appeal to “moderate Republicans”. Tacking to the center is a quite standard strategy when primaries are over. Hillary would not be the first or the last candidate to do it. Back in March, I said it may not be the best strategy for this cycle, since Trump jumps about all over the place on the ideological spectrum. I haven’t seen anything yet that changes my views on the matter.

C99 meetup @ Philadelphia Convention?

I'm running this a second time in case folks missed it over the holiday weekend.

Hey folks, Mark from Queens and I have been discussing a possible C99 meetup at the Philly convention, thinking that a lot of C99ers might be attending.

If you are going to Philly and are interested in a C99 meetup, please use the comment section to discuss when you'll be there and when would be convenient for all of us to meet.

C99 Meetup @ Philadelphia Convention?

Hey folks, Mark from Queens and I have been discussing a possible C99 meetup at the Philly convention, thinking that a lot of C99ers might be attending.

If you are going to Philly and are interested in a C99 meetup, please use the comment section to discuss when you'll be there and when would be convenient for all of us to meet.

Mummers Parade group pushes transphobia, attacks Jenner

 photo Cereal_zps7rl7wvrn.jpgIncoming Mayor Jim Kenney has denounced the Mummers group Finnegan's Wake for its attack on the transgender community...and specifically Kaitlyn Jenner.

Kenney called the signs carried "bad" and "hurtful" and said that the Philadelphia transgender community did not deserve "that form of satire."

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