A COMMUNITY CONVENTION: About 1,500 people attended last week’s Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, including Ken Oakes, president of the board of director of the Mazzoni Center (from left); Dr. Donald Schwarz, Philadelphia health commissioner and deputy mayor of health and opportunity; conference keynote speaker Dr. Lisa O’Connor; and Mazzoni Center executive director Nurit Shein. The eighth-annual conference, held June 11-13, featured dozens of workshops for LGBT and ally community members, as well as for medical and social-work professionals who work with the transgender community, in addition to a job fair, film festival and other networking and entertainment outlets. Photo: Courtesy of Dave Rumsey/Mazzoni Center