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Mark Segal: In His Own Words Part III

The Gay Liberation Front, Elton John and who plays him in the movie

(Photo Left) Mark with Sir Elton at the official July 4th ceremony. Courtesy of George B. Feder, Top Gun Corporate Photography, Ltd.

The following is the third of a three part interview with Mark Segal, nationally recognized gay rights activist and publisher of the Philadelphia Gay News, which was conducted by LCP publisher, Ken Smukler, upon the publication of Mr. Segal’s memoir “And Then I Danced: Traveling The Road To LGBT Equality.”

KS: As a publisher, you know what being short for space is. What if they were writing your epitaph, but they were really short on space, and they said, “Mark, you’ve had a lot of...

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Mark Segal: In His Own Words Part II

Zaps, the internet, and Walter Cronkite

(Photo Left) Segal’s memoir of the battle for LGBT visibility.

The following is the second of a 3 part interview with Mark Segal, nationally recognized gay rights activist and publisher of the Philadelphia...

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Mark Segal: In His Own Words Part I

Stonewall and Nickel Rides

(Photo Left) Mark Segal. Photo by Scott A. Drake.

The following is the first of a 3 part interview with Mark Segal, nationally recognized gay rights activist and publisher of the Philadelphia Gay News, that was conducted by...

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Deck Chairs on the Titanic

Kenney transition team too big and more of same

(Photo Left) 100-strong transition team crews the Kenney administration.

In some things size may matter. In mayoral transition teams, it’s a problem. That’s why mayor-to-be Kenney’s first...

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Don’t Let The Screen Door Hit You …

Nutter administration not going quietly into sunset

(Photo Left) The Kenney-Nutter honeymoon is over. Illustration by LCP staff.

Well the honeymoon is officially over. What honeymoon you say? The one between mayor-to-be Jim Kenney and mayor-to-be-not...

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The Real Lesson of Cincinnati

The one Jim Kenney needs to learn

(Photo Left) We should’ve had a CLC! Background photo by Ynsalh via Wikimedia Commons.

Maybe we should’ve had a V8.

Mayor-to-be Jim Kenney and his new school czar Otis...

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Porngate Part 3

Journalistic integrity thrown out the window when it comes to Kane

(Photo Left) Media outlets seem to be missing the biggest point in favor of targeting Kane.

Over a year ago, a reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News obtained emails showing...

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Shameful Emails Shameless Journalism

The Inquirer cannot be trusted to cover Kathleen Kane

Imagine you are a reporter and are handed the private emails of the judge who presided over grand juries that led to some of the biggest convictions in this state over the last decade; convictions that led to the incarceration of two former Speakers of the House and Jerry Sandusky.

Then imagine that...

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Three Things You Need To Know About Porngate Part 1

First, It’s Not About Porn

(Photo Left) Should ‘men behaving badly’ be the status quo in our state judiciary’s correspondence?

By now if you have not heard of Kathleen Kane and the scandal embroiling our state’s capitol...

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Wall of Silence

What Nutter didn’t tell us about Manayunk bike race

Cancelled. It was just two years ago that Mayor Michael Nutter dropped this bomb on the Philadelphia International Cycling Championship. The reason? The organization could not come up with the $300,000 it owed to the city. At the time, Nutter told us there was a silver lining: “While we are all...

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It Pays to Vote

The Citizen’s 2015 Philadelphia Municipal Election Voting Lottery will pay one random voter $10,000. Yes, we are that desperate 

This piece, written by Roxanne Patel Shepelavy, was first published in the Philadelphia Citizen, www.thephiladelphiacitizen.com, and has been edited for size. 

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