Capital-Star Q&A: State Rep.-elect Jessica Benham; Pa.’s first out woman LGBTQ lawmaker

BY: - November 14, 2020

Democrat Jessica Benham won election last week to Allegheny County's 36th House District. She will replace long-serving Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, who is retiring at year's end. 

How Pa.’s LGBTQ community centers are adapting to the challenges of the pandemic

BY: - November 11, 2020

For many LGBTQ people, these centers are often the only local source of queer-inclusive, targeted social, educational, and health services.

‘I wanted to make sure our voices were heard loud and clear’: LGBTQ group works to build acceptance in rural Pa.

BY: - August 16, 2020

The I Am Alliance, an LGBTQ advocacy group, has been working to raise awareness and acceptance in their tiny central Pa. community.

June 24 virtual panel discussion looks at the history of central Pa.’s LGBTQ community

BY: - June 17, 2020

The event is being co-hosted by the LGBT Center of Central PA, and Penn State University Press at Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg.

Using the wrong pronouns can be an obstacle to obtaining healthcare – What one health system is doing about it

BY: - May 13, 2020

The LBGTQ community faces special obstacles obtaining healthcare. Here's how one health system is overcoming them with sensitivity and empathy.

Taking charge of your HIV is critical. Here’s what to know and do about it

BY: - November 10, 2019

All the more reason to take charge of your HIV and be here when the cure is announced.