School officials raising the rainbow flag to honor its being named after Gloria Casarez. (Photo: C.C. Tellez, Lez Run Philadelphia.)

Philly elementary school renamed for LGBTQ activist Gloria Casarez

BY: - September 1, 2022

Casarez., who died in 2014, lived nearby and attended the school named in her honor.

Philly’s LGBTQ community outraged over whitewashing of Casarez mural

BY: - December 30, 2020

A coalition of activists had been petitioning the developer, Midwood Investment & Development, to save or preserve the mural.

Philly’s LGBTQ community fights to save mural of city LGBTQ pioneer

BY: - October 29, 2020

Gloria Casarez was the city’s first Director of LGBT Affairs and a pioneer in Philly’s LGBTQ community. Her mural is set for demolition.