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Pa. Primary 2022: LGBTQ candidates ran across Pa., to mixed results | Analysis

BY: - May 22, 2022

Some high-profile candidates lost their contests, but other legislative candidates saw electoral success.

COMMENTARY

Why the LGBTQ community rejected Brian Sims for lieutenant governor | Mark Segal

BY: - May 20, 2022

Sims was a bad candidate from the start due to a lot of past baggage and controversy.

LGBTQ community leaders call for change after Philly nightclub death

BY: - May 7, 2022

'We clearly need a change in how we look at ‘security’ for our community,' Sultan Shakir, president and CEO of the Mazzoni Center, said.

Wolf admin panel seeks to strengthen to strengthen LGBTQ protections

BY: - May 1, 2022

The Pa. Human Relations Commission proposed new rules treating anti-LGBTQ discrimination as a form of sex discrimination.

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.

What we know about Philly Pride 2022. Your questions answered

BY: - April 23, 2022

'We are standing on the shoulders of our Queer and Trans ancestors, working diligently to make them proud,' organizers said.

Democratic state House candidate Andre Carroll

Dem Andre Carroll hopes to bring his lived experience to the Pa. House

BY: - April 16, 2022

Carroll, who is openly gay, is running for the 201st House District seat now held by state Rep. Stephen Kinsey, D-Philadelphia.

At Philly forum, 2022 hopefuls make their pitch to LGBTQ voters

BY: - April 14, 2022

Democratic U.S. Senate candidates John Fetterman and Malcolm Kenyatta were among those who spoke.

US Senate Candidates Collage

In Philly, Democratic U.S. Senate candidates battle for votes

BY: - April 9, 2022

(*This story was updated on Monday 5/9/22 at 1:26 p.m. to correct the list of endorsements for U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb, D-17th District) By Michele Zipkin PHILADELPHIA — As the primary race for Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate seat enters its final stage, state Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta, U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb, and Pa. Lt. Gov. John Fetterman […]

Pennsylvania Hospital was one of seven local hospitals to receive a perfect Healthcare Equality Index score.

Philly healthcare facilities rank high in national equality index

BY: - April 2, 2022

In total, 17 Philadelphia health organizations and hospitals were ranked in the index compiled by the Human Rights Campaign.

Philly orgs celebrate Trans Day of Visibility with in-person and virtual events

BY: - March 23, 2022

One event will be a flag raising and a rally hosted by Philly’s Office of LGBT Affairs at City Hall on March 31 at noon.

‘Our goal is to break down barriers:’ Philly hospital offers trans kids gender-affirming care

BY: - March 20, 2022

'What we really try to do with this program is create a one-stop shop for families’ needs,' Dr. Linda Hawkins, of CHOP, said.