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Philadelphia City Council approves landmark LGBT equality bill

The Philadelphia city council on Thursday approved a landmark LGBT equality bill that provides tax incentives to private employers who extend insurance to the same-sex partners of their employees, and strengthens legal rights and protections for LGBT citizens.

VIDEOS: GLAAD's What To Watch This Weekend

This weekend catch the new documentary “Legalize Gay,” season finale of “GCB,” new episodes of “Nurse Jackie” and “Primetime: What Would You Do?” plus airings of “Philadelphia,” “Under The Tuscan Sun” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.”

Film, gala on May 20 will benefit new HIV awareness group, the ArcHIVe Project

“The people who participate in the project have likened it to the It Gets Better campaign. They say it feels good to get it off of their own chest, and sharing it for others, letting them know it’s going to be OK. To let them know that someone understands what you’re thinking and feeling.”