Philly leaders and organizations set for Trans Day of Remembrance
The annual observance, which takes place today, is a time to honor and remember lives lost to transphobic violence.
How one Philadelphia reproductive rights group is making its voice heard
The people of New Voices say they're working to put an end to patriarchal anti-Blackness via community organizing, leadership development and voter engagement.
Report: Nearly half of LGBTQ-owned businesses were denied COVID-relief loans
Poorer economic conditions among LGBTQ-owned small businesses hurt them when it came time to apply for aid.
Pa. LGBTQ organizations work to register voters before midterms
'It’s crucial that young people vote, especially if they’re LGBTQ or allies, because the policies are still being written in this state,' one advocate said.
OutFest street festival canceled, but other Philly gayborhood events remain
The Oct. 9 street festival will not happen. Here's a rundown of your other options for the weekend of Oct. 7.
Philly’s drag community remembers Valencia Prime
'I called her the voice of the people. She really was an advocate, especially to newer queens,' Prime's sister, Asia Monroe, said.
Philly elementary school renamed for LGBTQ activist Gloria Casarez
Casarez., who died in 2014, lived nearby and attended the school named in her honor.
Activists seek changes to Philly Health Department’s monkeypox messaging and vax rollout
'Anyone regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity is at risk for infection,' city officials said.
Meth addiction remains an LGBTQ issue, especially among gay and bisexual men
Side effects include decreased hunger, insomnia, anxiety, paranoia, hallucinations, and elevated heart rate and blood pressure.
Philadelphia announces targeted vaccine response to monkeypox
By Jason Villemez PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Department of Public Health announced that five local health clinics have been allocated doses of monkeypox vaccine for distribution to individuals at high risk for exposure. The clinics are Mazzoni Center, Philadelphia FIGHT, Presbyterian Hospital, Drexel Partnership, and Penn Medicine. Each clinic is reaching out to specific patients for vaccination. […]
Did the end of Roe open the door to the return of sodomy laws? | Analysis
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton want to bring back anti-gay sodomy laws.
What’s the bigger threat: language or legislatures? | Mark Segal
Do you want to waste time fighting over our allies’ words? Or do you want to do the real work of fighting the actual enemy of equality?