Cwiek was given the award for his reporting on the unsolved homicide of Philadelphia transgender woman Nizah Morris. The prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Awards drew more than 1, entries from print, radio, television and digital outlets across the nation. Cwiek was given the award in the Non-Daily category; three other daily-publication writers also received Investigative Reporting awards.
It was an interesting moment, he said, as three decades ago, he was dragged out of the building by security. Segal was arrested Dec. In fact, he said, in looking back at his life while writing his memoir, Segal found the receipt from his first arrest for being an activist.
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We had to fight. Segal sits on the PNA board of directors and credits the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News for supporting his journey as a publisher and standing up for his newspaper when the going got tough. Over the years, the Philadelphia Gay News has emerged as a survivor.
As a bi-racial, left-handed, feminine lesbian, Suzi has found it only natural to act as an intermediary between different communities. Her recent work as a musician is an excellent example. Rainbow Sprinklesa compilation of songs wrote to empower children of LGBT families was produced by Suzi after observing the large influence of music on children and the lack of music that includes LGBT families.
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That led them to found Big Gay Hudson Valley, which provided community, entertainment, engagement and fun for the region. So I grew up in the U. He was a student at the college where I was working.
Fourth St. We strive to make the LGBT community more informed about resources in the community and to educate the non-gay community on who we are. Hosted by Robert Drake, Q'zine celebrates queer arts and culture with a mix of interviews, commentary and music from out artists worldwide.