Civil Rights & Social Justice

Queer Spaces Project aims to protect and preserve Philly’s LGBTQ+ history

The Queer Spaces Project is a new initiative recently launched to celebrate, document and and explore “the diverse histories, material culture and narratives of recreational spaces activated by Philadelphia’s queer communities.”

‘Some fights need more help than others’: NFL star adds his voice to battle...

“I think we need to realize that some fights need more help than others and we all need to work together to create change." he said.

How parents can support a child who comes out as transgender: By conquering their...

Allow your child to come to their own answers. I think with kids there’s a lot of exploration, so things can change and that’s OK. Openness from parents allows them to be who they are.

A just verdict is not justice, it’s accountability — and we need more |...

The United States government, however, apparently cannot tell you exactly how many lives have been lost at the hands of law enforcement.

Capital-Star Q+A: Rep. Seth Grove on election hearings, voter fraud, and the future of...

The Capital-Star sat down with Grove on Tuesday to discuss the hearings, his past actions, and what he expects for the future.

Why this trial was different: Experts react to guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin |...

Scholars of policing, law and race explain the landmark guilty verdicts handed down in the trial for the murder of George Floyd.

I’m a pediatrician who cares for transgender kids – here’s what you need to...

In addition to being accepted at home, young people often want to live in the world in their identified gender. This could include changing their name and pronouns and coming out to friends and family.

Here’s how Pa. politicians reacted to the Chauvin trial verdict

This developing story will be updated.  Here's how Pennsylvania's state and federal elected officials reacted to the verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin who was found guilty on three counts...

Chauvin verdict: Guilty on 3 charges in George Floyd’s death

Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree murder; guilty of third-degree murder; and guilty of second-degree manslaughter.

Pa. House, Senate bills would update state’s outdated definition of marriage | Tuesday Morning...

Same-sex marriage has been legal in all 50 states since 2015. Pennsylvania never updated its books.