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The Gayborhood

Released Monday, 3rd June 2019
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Ten years ago, Amber Hikes started a queer nightlife production company. Today, she’s the Executive Director of the Office of LGBT Affairs in Philadelphia. She’s on the front lines, fighting racism and discriminatory practices in the Philadelphia’s gay neighborhood. Join us as we take a walk through the Gayborhood, down the streets between Chestnut and Pine, Broad and 11th and into Philadelphia’s City Hall.

Philadelphia Office of LGBT Affairs on Instagram
Amber Hikes Instagram @dapper_Stemme
Community Conversations Initiative

MAP: The Gayborhood

iCandy owner Video:https://youtu.be/A3hOVbKGpfs
Apology Video: https://youtu.be/5SiCwvm3zi4

Articles about Philadelphia's Gay Neighborhood:
Philly Mag, “Racism in the Gayborhood: A Progress Repor…
Philly Voice “Exclusive iCandy owner breaks silence on v…
Philly Mag “Video iCandy Darryl Depriano N Word”
Philly.com
“He paid for his mistakes”
Philly Voice “One Year Later Strides Made Gayborhood Rac…
Mic “Philadelphia’s Queer People of Color have …

More Color More Pride Flag Press:
More Color, More Pride Website
Hello Tierney Design
Yes Magazine “Why Philly’s New Pride Flag has Black and Br…
Vox “Gay Pride Flag Philadelphia Fight Explaine…
Medium “We Don’t Need a New Pride Flag”
Time “Lena Waithe Rainbow Pride Flag Met Gala”

Wait… Another New Pride Flag?

Listen to Music from the episode:
Shi Da Buzzard: "Keep pushing" “City Lit”  “For the block” on Spotify and Instagram
SuperKnova: “City Glow” on Spotify and  Instagram
Elle de Luna “Gaslight” on Instagram

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