Giovanni’s Room: The Booksellers who built a community

BY: - June 12, 2023

Philadelphia's landmark gay and feminist bookstore celebrates its 50th anniversary.

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.


LGBTQ people are under attack. Fight back by knowing your history | Frank Pizzoli

BY: - August 14, 2022

Past accomplishments are a blueprint for preserving existing civil rights, advocate Eric Selvey said.


Post-Roe, what’s the fate of marriage equality in Pa.? | Frank Pizzoli

BY: - July 24, 2022

'Conservative members of the Supreme Court are on a faith-based mission, which includes ending marriage equality,' Wayne Besen, of Truth Wins Out, said.

Biden taps openly LGBTQ attorney as top federal prosecutor for the Philly region

BY: - April 25, 2022

Jacqueline C. Romero Romero is one of five nominees for U.S. Attorney positions President Joe Biden put forth last week.

Prison violence punishes LBT women, and it can kill

BY: - January 9, 2022

Trans and nonbinary prisoners are often isolated and targeted.

Veteran Pgh. blogger Sue Kerr launches new LGBTQ nonprofit

BY: - January 4, 2022

'We’re not reinventing the wheel. We don’t want to take from ongoing activity. Rather we want to add to the mix, fill in the cracks,' Kerr said.

Study: Pa. ranks 24th nationwide for acceptance of LGBTQ people

BY: - December 5, 2021

'Pennsylvania’s legal landscape puts LGBTQ residents at risk of discrimination and harassment,' the report concludes.

Giving back and speaking up: Meet the Philadelphia LGBTQ Bar Association

BY: - November 26, 2021

'As lawyers, we have a responsibility to be leaders in society, and as LGBTQ+ lawyers, we have a special responsibility to advocate for the entire LGBTQ+ community,' a leader said.


Queer Halloween saves lives: It’s where we can be ourselves | Opinion

BY: - October 31, 2021

One night a year, trans and queer folk could slip bigoted laws aimed at gender expression.

New Pride collective enters partnership with GALAEI; former Pride director honored in Harrisburg

BY: - October 30, 2021

Franny Price honored for work making Pa. 'a more welcoming home for so many in the Queer community.'


Honoring the past to find a new way forward on National Coming Out Day | Opinion

BY: - October 11, 2021

Coming out isn’t done for others. It is done for ourselves, to step into our authenticity. Because we all want to be seen. We all want to be seen for who we know ourselves to be, not for who we are expected to be.