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Philly 'Gayborhood' Getting Official Recognition
keyetv.com ^ | 4-18-2007 | staff writer

Posted on 04/18/2007 11:13:01 AM PDT by bedolido

(CBS) PHILADELPHIA The city of Philadelphia is planning to unveil three dozen street signs marking the ‘Gayborhood’ Wednesday.

The 36 signs adorned with the internationally recognized symbol of a rainbow, also known as the ‘Freedom Flag,’ will be placed from Chestnut to Pine Streets between 11th and Broad Streets.

During a brief ceremony at 13th and Locust Streets, the Philadelphia Gay Men’s chorus is expected to sing “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” as confetti canons cap off the celebration.

Philadelphia will join four other cities, San Francisco, Chicago, Montreal and Toronto, who have dedicated permanent installations designating gay-friendly neighborhoods.


TOPICS: Local News; Miscellaneous; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: gayborhood; official; philly; recognition

1 posted on 04/18/2007 11:13:04 AM PDT by bedolido
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To: bedolido

Is Rudy mayor there? Sounds like it.


2 posted on 04/18/2007 11:15:18 AM PDT by pissant
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To: bedolido

Slippery sidewalks.


3 posted on 04/18/2007 11:16:42 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Peace without victory is a temporary illusion.)
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To: pissant

This thread is being hijacked. Remain in your seats. We are returning to the airport.


4 posted on 04/18/2007 11:18:16 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: bedolido

Will the intersections be marked with “Thtop Thigns?”


5 posted on 04/18/2007 11:18:41 AM PDT by JRios1968 (This tagline brought to you by courtesy of Happygrl)
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To: 1rudeboy; rzeznikj at stout; stephenjohnbanker; MikefromOhio

6 posted on 04/18/2007 11:19:51 AM PDT by JRios1968 (This tagline brought to you by courtesy of Happygrl)
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To: JRios1968

Don’t know. However, this makes it easier to find out what parts of those cities to avoid like the plague.


7 posted on 04/18/2007 11:20:56 AM PDT by NCC-1701 (ELIMINATE ORGANIZED CRIME. ABOLISH THE I.R.S.)
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To: JRios1968

8 posted on 04/18/2007 11:23:47 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: bedolido

In San Francisco the gays are up in arms, the gentry is moving into the Castro with their rugrats and the gay community is none to happy (tolerance and all you know).


9 posted on 04/18/2007 11:24:17 AM PDT by SF Republican
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To: bedolido; Physicist

Philly bump


10 posted on 04/18/2007 11:24:45 AM PDT by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: 1rudeboy

ATTENTION: Please consider that pic to have been stolen and added to my collection. This will serve as your notice. Thank you very much, now back to the regularly scheduled thread.


11 posted on 04/18/2007 11:26:30 AM PDT by JRios1968 (This tagline brought to you by courtesy of Happygrl)
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To: bedolido

Will there also be areas posted as ‘Whiteytown’, ‘Brothahood’, or just plain ‘Normality’?


12 posted on 04/18/2007 11:27:15 AM PDT by whatexit
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To: NCC-1701
In this way


13 posted on 04/18/2007 11:27:37 AM PDT by JRios1968 (This tagline brought to you by courtesy of Happygrl)
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To: JRios1968; 1rudeboy; rzeznikj at stout; stephenjohnbanker; MikefromOhio
I don't understand... I was sitting in my seat... minding my own business and all of a sudden... I lost my thread direction...

where's a thread marshal when u need one?

14 posted on 04/18/2007 11:28:08 AM PDT by bedolido (I can forgive you for killing my sons, but I cannot forgive you for forcing me to kill your sons)
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To: bedolido

Attention people of the gayborhood. There has been a pile up on the Hershey Highway, please detour off on to the Old Dirt Road.


15 posted on 04/18/2007 11:28:16 AM PDT by Sax
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To: bedolido

“also known as the ‘Freedom Flag,’”

Doesn’t the good ol stars and stripes version fit that role already?


16 posted on 04/18/2007 11:28:59 AM PDT by whatexit
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To: whatexit
...also known as the ‘Freedom Flag...

Funny, I have always called that rainbow flag the "Perv Marker"

Meh...

17 posted on 04/18/2007 11:31:41 AM PDT by JRios1968 (This tagline brought to you by courtesy of Happygrl)
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To: bedolido
Guess they objected to "The Fudgepacking District".
18 posted on 04/18/2007 11:32:14 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: JRios1968
Here is the original before I slimmed it down.
19 posted on 04/18/2007 11:32:19 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: JRios1968

Exactomundo!


20 posted on 04/18/2007 11:37:14 AM PDT by NCC-1701 (ELIMINATE ORGANIZED CRIME. ABOLISH THE I.R.S.)
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To: bedolido
New industry will flock to the area!

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21 posted on 04/18/2007 11:39:27 AM PDT by dynachrome ("Where am I? Where am I going? Why am I in a handbasket?")
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To: whatexit

I have alway called it the F g Flag. [Insert the first letter of the alphabet in the seventh word.]


22 posted on 04/18/2007 11:40:21 AM PDT by NCC-1701 (ELIMINATE ORGANIZED CRIME. ABOLISH THE I.R.S.)
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To: bedolido

Isn’t that taking the ‘city of brotherly love’ a little far?


23 posted on 04/18/2007 11:47:08 AM PDT by pikachu (Breakfast is the most important beer of the day!)
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To: pikachu
"the Philadelphia Gay Men’s chorus is expected to sing “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” as confetti canons cap off the celebration."

You're no longer in Kansas Dorthy!

24 posted on 04/18/2007 11:58:32 AM PDT by bedolido (I can forgive you for killing my sons, but I cannot forgive you for forcing me to kill your sons)
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To: bedolido

Why such joy in self-segregation when I thought the goal was integration?


25 posted on 04/18/2007 12:25:13 PM PDT by Eagle of Liberty (The United States of America is the only country strong enough to go it alone.)
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To: Kerretarded
Why such joy in self-segregation when I thought the goal was integration?

only when it suits their agenda.

26 posted on 04/18/2007 12:26:23 PM PDT by bedolido (I can forgive you for killing my sons, but I cannot forgive you for forcing me to kill your sons)
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To: bedolido

Good question...


27 posted on 04/18/2007 2:31:40 PM PDT by rzeznikj at stout (Boldly Going Nowhere...)
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To: SF Republican
I side with them on that issue. Liberal breeders with rugrats should be BANNED from any urban area! Please stay in the sticks! Eurob-tches seem to be behind this trend.

--- A hetero man who thinks the only good thing about children is making them.

28 posted on 04/18/2007 2:35:12 PM PDT by Clemenza (NO to Rudy in 2008! New York's Values are NOT America's Values! RUN FRED RUN!)
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To: bedolido

I have often said that the Klan should adopt the rainbow as its ‘Offical Symbol’.

Now that would change EVERYTHING.


29 posted on 04/18/2007 2:41:02 PM PDT by stuned_beeber (Quit...Give up...Go home...- Vote Democrat!)
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To: bedolido

Now, ithn’t that jutht thpethial!

Seriesly, a “gayborhood”?


30 posted on 04/18/2007 4:29:20 PM PDT by Theresawithanh (Rudy? Hunter? McCain? Tancredo? Romney? Presenting WWF FR style.....)
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