May 29, 2018
In the first-ever LGBTQ State of the Union at the Kimmel Center on Tuesday night, Philadelphia’s leaders and community members filled the Perelman Theatre to hear from some of the most influential LGBTQ organizations in the region. With elected officials in attendance, including Councilman Derek Green, state Rep. Brian Sims and primary winner for State House Malcolm Kenyatta, Mayor Jim Kenney called it “a historic event.”
March 27, 2018
Author, actor and Broadway star Alan Cumming is also playing the first openly gay lead character in a new hour-long network drama.
March 12, 2018
It didn't take a student bringing a loaded gun into Fels High School recently to remind educators that the threat of gun violence is very real.
February 21, 2018
Black Panther is the first film with an African-American director and predominately black cast in history to break box office records.
February 12, 2018
WIth "Dr. Young Unpacks," which kicks off Feb. 16 at CSz Philadelphia on Sansom Street, Danna G. Young takes her cue from television’s most popular satirists to date like Jon Stewart and Samantha Bee.
December 14, 2017
It may seem that every new year there are brand new nuggets of advice about how to lose weight, get healthy and eat well – everything from eating more plant-based meals to cutting back on gluten and dairy. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the onslaught of advice and mixed messages.
December 14, 2017
"As an advocate and organizer, I’ve tried to push, pull, and partner with elected officials, community leaders, and my neighbors to plot a path forward," he says. "But there are limits to what I can do from the outside."
December 12, 2017
Artists of color are feeling left out as arts organizations realize they need to be more inclusive.
December 1, 2017
When Dr. Kathy Rumer began working with transgender patients a decade ago, she was a lone wolf, operating at mostly small community hospitals.
November 2, 2017
An avid fisherman, the founder and CEO of The Michaels Organization in southern New Jersey is a vocal advocate for affordable housing and animal welfare.