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Leaders in trans community share guidelines and resources during pandemic

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In continued efforts to combat the spread of the new coronavirus, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf mandated temporary closures of all non life-sustaining...

Terrence McNally dies of COVID-19 complications

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Terrence McNally, a prolific and successful playwright with a longstanding connection to Philadelphia, died on March 24, at 81. The cause was...

Mutual aid at an organizational level helps those most at-risk during...

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Since early last week, Executive Director of SisTers PGH Ciora Thomas and her fellow board members have diligently combed...

FIGHT and Mazzoni provide services amid larger shutdowns

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As the City of Philadelphia continues to impose restrictions to limit the spread of the new coronavirus, including Monday’s Stay at Home...

Bradbury-Sullivan adds new board member

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Christian Torres has been elected to the board of directors of Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center. Torres, an Allentown resident, was elected to...

LGBTQ community responds to COVID-19 with mutual aid

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Since the beginning of COVID-19-induced quarantine and social distancing, Philadelphia’s LGBTQ community has organized via underground and online channels...

AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania offers remote services during COVID-19 shutdowns

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Like many other integral businesses in Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the nonprofit public interest law firm AIDS...

How COVID-19 is impacting Philly’s LGBTQ institutions

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In collaborative efforts to ramp up coronavirus prevention measures, the City of Philadelphia shut down all non-essential businesses until March 27, effective...

Prioritizing LGBTQ seniors during the coronavirus pandemic

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As the City of Philadelphia continues to roll out initiatives and guidelines for thwarting the spread of coronavirus, it has become increasingly...

COVID-19’s impact on LGBTQ youth, how donations may help

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Among casualties of the COVID-19 pandemic are Greater Philadelphia’s LGBTQ shelters and youth programs. These organizations, such as The Attic Youth Center, the Gloria Casarez...

Wage workers hit hard by coronavirus

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Julie West had only been at her new job for two months, when the coronavirus pandemic hit. A retired social worker on...

Jefferson Health New Jersey to open LGBTQ health clinic

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In the wake of growing demands for accessible LGBTQ+ competent healthcare, Jefferson Health New Jersey will open an LGBTQ health clinic in...

Community health leaders talk coronavirus prevention for those living with HIV

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On the heels of Philadelphia’s first reported case of coronavirus on March 10, Mayor Jim Kenney called for the temporary closure of...

Remembering Barbara Harris

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The Rt. Rev. Barbara C. Harris broke ground throughout her life. A native Philadelphian, she spent her first 59 years living and...

Rapist of lesbian seeks evidentiary hearing

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Jeffrey J. Marsalis, who sexually assaulted three women in the region before traveling to Idaho and raping a lesbian in that state,...

Gloria Casarez and PGN awarded Penn. historical markers

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Last Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) approved 24 new state historical markers, two of which commemorate Philly’s rich LGBTQ...

Media Trail: March 20, 2020

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Indiana AG says state agencies can’t use nonbinary marker WFYI in Indianapolis reports that Indiana agencies are not allowed to...

International News: March 20, 2020

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Ghana bans LGBT+ conference after Christian groups protest Ghana’s government has said it will not allow a major...

Lawsuit alleging HIV-privacy violation settled

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A lawsuit filed against a West Philadelphia pharmacy for allegedly violating a trans woman’s HIV-privacy rights has been settled, it was announced...

Candidates for PA legislature spoke to local Democratic org. in hopes...

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Liberty City Democratic Club, an affiliate of the National Stonewall Democrats, hosted two “Candidate Nights” at the John C. Anderson Apartments ahead...

Judge clears the way for jury trial in antibias case

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A federal judge has cleared the way for a jury trial in the case of Tyler Bonson, who claims he was fired...

Motherland: Fort Salem review