Liberty City Endorsement Results

Due to COVID-19 and out of concern for our members, this year Liberty City LGBTQ+ Democratic Club held an online endorsement vote. 

Voting opened at 11:30 AM on April 17, 2021 and closed at 6:00PM on April 18, 2021. Out of the eligible members who voted, 79.2% of voters voted to endorse the Endorsement Committee’s recommended slate.

The membership of the Liberty City LGBTQ+ Democratic Club, the only organization in Philadelphia exclusively committed to organizing LGBTQ+ Democrats, has voted.  Today we are proud to announce our endorsements for the 2021 primary election.


Statewide and Citywide Judicial Offices

Judge Maria McLaughlin

PA Supreme Court

Judge Tamika. Lane

PA Superior Court

Judge Lori Dumas

PA Commonwealth Court

Judge David Spurgeon

PA Commonwealth Court

Wendi Barish

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

Craig Levin

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

Nick Kamau

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

Judge Dan Sulman

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

Michele Hangley

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

Betsy Wahl

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

Judge Cateria McCabe

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

Judge George Twardy

Philadelphia Municipal Court

Citywide Offices

Larry Krasner

District Attorney

Rebecca Rhynhart

City Controller

The next primary election is on May 18, 2021.


Summer Time

Cherry Street Pier Returns

The Garden at Cherry Street Pier is back for its first-ever full spring, summer and fall season.


Malcolm Lazin to Receive 2021 APA Civil Rights Award

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) will present Malcolm L. Lazin, Executive Director of Equality Forum, with the 2021 John Fryer Award. The award recognizes an individual who has contributed to or improved the mental health of sexual minorities.


Philly Pride 2021 Updates

UPDATED: 4/29 – COVID has changed a lot of events, Check in to see what the latest on Philly Pride is!

Fund Raiser


In recognition of the HEROES working to improve the lives of the LGBTQ+ community, DVLF has enlisted former honoree, Malcolm Kenyatta of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives,