COVID-19 vaccines rolling out to Philly-area LGBTQ organizations

BY: - January 24, 2021

The Wolf administration recently expanded eligibility for the vaccine, including for people living with HIV.

Health assessment shows disparities in Pa.’s LGBTQ community | Analysis

BY: - January 1, 2021

The report, which is compiled every two years, explains the risk factors LGBTQ people face and explores the myriad barriers to healthcare access. 

Studies show LGBTQ people at higher risk of eating disorders, self-harm

BY: - December 19, 2020

Research shows that eating disorders, thoughts of self-harm and suicide attempts are higher among LGBTQ+-identified individuals. 

Philly schools form virtual gender and sexuality alliance

BY: - December 4, 2020

The School District of Philadelphia (SDP) has teamed up with Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence to launch the first district-wide virtual gender and sexuality alliance (GSA).

AIDS Memorial Quilt launches nationwide virtual tour during another world health crisis

BY: - November 21, 2020

On December 1st we will honor World AIDS Day as our community has done for over 30 years. However, as part of the new normal of COVID-19 related shutdowns, this year’s events have gone virtual. One of those virtual representations includes the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. It is considered to be the world’s largest piece of community folk art, weighing in at some 54 tons.

Overdose prevention network advocates for Philly safe injection site

BY: - November 19, 2020

By Michele Zipkin PHILADELPHIA — While oral arguments in the case USA v. Safehouse took place at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Monday, Philadelphia Overdose Prevention Network (POPN), a composite of several local social justice organizations, held a demonstration outside the courthouse demanding, “overdose prevention, not incarceration!” Safehouse is a […]

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.

LGBTQ health orgs provide mental, physical health services amid rising COVID cases

BY: - November 4, 2020

Amid a rise in coronavirus cases in Philadelphia and throughout Pennsylvania, Gayborhood health organizations are doing what they can to provide both mental and physical health resources to the public.