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LGBTQ folks, COVID-19 and PGN

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What a time to be in the business of news. When COVID-19 is researched years from now, it is the stories published...

Dr. Rachel Levine: ‘Stay calm, stay home, stay well’

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Pennsylvanians have been looking to one local trans woman for support and comfort over the last month: Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel...

GALAEI holds virtual sex-ed workshops during COVID-19 quarantine

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As part of online initiatives to continue connecting with and educating the community during COVID-19 protocols, Philly’s LGBTQ+ Latinx social justice organization...

Gayborhood bars do their best in wake of COVID-19

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Within just 30 hours, Tavern on Camac (TOC) and Ubar’s GoFundMe campaign to raise money for out-of-work staff met their goal of...

Local LGBTQ Democratic club hosts virtual COVID-19 info session with Penn...

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In lieu of its March 25 endorsement meeting, the members of Liberty City LGBTQ Democratic Club held a virtual meeting in which...

During COVID-19

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Philadelphia Family Pride hosted Drag Queen Story Time with Icon Ebony FierceEric Jaffe checks in on facebook liveEric Jaffe checks in on...

COVID-19’s impact on LGBTQ participation in the 2020 U.S. Census

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Continued measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 have altered life as we know it, including data collection measures...

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...

The emotional impact of social distancing

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In my time as an artist and therapist, I’ve found that community is truly remarkable. There’s nothing more remarkable than the outpour...

Despite hardships, we will deliver your news

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As you read this, I will have passed my 14th day in self-quarantine. Oh, I’m fine. But I am a senior and...

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...

Lessons from COVID-19

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More than anything, COVID-19 is exposing societal problems that legislators have not solved. In 2020, we still have a large homeless population...

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...

Keeping sane in our new reality

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I had originally written this column as a cutesy ode to all of the affordable ways Ashlee and I have found to...

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...

Six productive ways to spend your time during coronavirus isolation

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As we all hunker down to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus, here are a few ways you can cope and...

Coronavirus’ impact on qFLIX, queer filmmakers

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The postponement of qFLIX because of COVID-19 is disappointing for the organizers and moviegoers but also for the talent that was planning...

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...