Dee Culp

LIVING YOUR TRUTH: South Dakota bill restricts transgender students’ bathroom use – and freedom

LIVING YOUR TRUTH: South Dakota bill restricts transgender students’ bathroom use – and freedom

I’ve heard it said that the price of freedom is eternal vigilance – and so it would seem as the transgender community deals with the fallout of the recent news out of South Dakota. Despite the fact that the population of South Dakota is roughly less than half the size of the entirety of the […]

 Dee Culp

LIVING YOUR TRUTH: Parents’ acceptance of transgender daughter sets example for Pennsylvania

LIVING YOUR TRUTH: Parents’ acceptance of transgender daughter sets example for Pennsylvania

Sometimes, I feel a tinge of regret that I will never be able to have my own children. I mean, it’s not impossible, but as time goes on, it becomes very improbable due to hormone therapy and any surgeries I may choose to undergo in my transition. And I’m OK with that. I can always […]

 Rich Howells

After backlash, Philly music registration bill withdrawn; protest becomes victory march

After backlash, Philly music registration bill withdrawn; protest becomes victory march

A controversial bill by Philadelphia City Council was withdrawn almost as quickly as it was introduced after receiving heavy criticism from the city’s music scene. Introduced by Councilman Mark Squilla on Jan. 21, the amendment to the current licensing laws would have forced Philadelphia bars, clubs, restaurants, and other venues that can hold 50 or […]

 Rich Howells

New Philly law would require artists to register with city and police; music scene fighting back

New Philly law would require artists to register with city and police; music scene fighting back

A controversial new bill introduced by Philadelphia City Council last week that would require venues hosting live music or DJs to submit the personal information of performers to the police department has caused major backlash from the city’s music scene. Introduced by Councilman Mark Squilla on Thursday, Jan. 21, the amendment to the current licensing […]

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