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Appeals court weighing whether city’s salary-history ban violates employers’ free speech

The case could have widespread implications in more than a dozen states. Observers say it could ultimately be decided by the Supreme Court.

New York will address its monument gender gap by adding statues of women. What about Philly?

Philadelphia has just a few statues of real, historical women. There are some ongoing efforts to fix that.

Philly could establish new protections for domestic workers like nannies and house cleaners

Philadelphia could this month become the largest city in America to pass a "Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights."

His car was impossibly stuck in the snow. Then, a man in a pot leaf suit appeared.

“All I could see around me was white snow, and then all of sudden this angelic man in a green suit comes knocking on my window.”

This Pa. man with cerebral palsy found self-worth as a Walmart greeter. Now, he may lose his job.

Walmart has changed his job from "people greeter" to "customer host," the latter of which comes with responsibilities Catlin can't fulfill.

How saying ‘I don’t see color’ went from woke to whitewashing

“The terminology we learned to use to rebut what the previous generation had taught us is not working."

From ‘councilman’ to ‘councilmember’? Change part of bigger push to rid gender from titles

Philadelphia voters will decide in May whether to remove gender-specific Council titles from the city charter.

In the 2019 dating world, nobody meets in person anymore

“Ten years ago, it was that random encounter. Now, people don’t want to do the traditional thing. They just want to swipe.”

How to make your bae swoon using the right love language this Valentine’s Day

Philly matchmakers have several suggestions for romancing your boo according to their love language.

The city fielded 40 sexual-harassment complaints since implementing its online form

The city controller recommended creating a centralized unit of personnel to investigate all sexual harassment complaints. Rebecca Rhynhart says that hasn't been implemented