Gayborhood racism is long-standing, Philadelphia report says

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Women, minorities and transgender people have felt unwelcome and unsafe in Philadelphia’s gay neighborhood for decades, according to a city report issued Jan. 23.

To address the issue, the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations recommended that Gayborhood bars and nonprofits undergo training for racial bias and hire more diverse staff. The agency has issued an action plan for the next three months and said organizations that do not cooperate could be punished or face legal action.

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