Philly’s mayoral candidates stand up for city’s drag community

BY: - March 25, 2023

'If they’re a Philadelphian, I’m for them,' mayoral candidate Allan Domb said.

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Where do Philly’s mayoral candidates stand on LGBTQ issues? | Analysis

BY: - March 12, 2023

Here's what all 11 declared candidates have to say about the issues that matter to the city's LGBTQ residents.


When it comes to transgender healthcare, we’re more in agreement than not | Mark Segal

BY: - March 5, 2023

By Mark Segal Last week found me in London for what turned out to be three major speaking events. It also came in the wake of what I believe is one of the most horrible of trans hate actions ever publicly reported in the United Kingdom: 16-year-old Brianna Ghey was killed when she was stabbed […]

Meet Moms for Liberty, the group leading LGBTQ book bans in Pa. schools

BY: - February 18, 2023

At least 27 Pa. counties in have active chapters of the group, which was founded in Florida in 2021.

Wade Albert and Chesley Lightsey are running for judge this year. (Lightsey photo by Kelly Burkhardt.)

Philly’s LGBTQ judicial candidates say they plan to work for the people

BY: - January 29, 2023

Hopefuls Wade Albert and Chesley Lightsey each are running in the May 16 primary.

Anti-Defamation League bolsters efforts to address anti-LGBTQ hate

BY: - January 14, 2023

By Michele Zipkin PHILADELPHIA — In 2022, hatred toward the LGBTQ+ community manifested in different ways, from legislation targeting LGBTQ youth, mass shootings at queer nightclubs, and attacks on children’s hospitals that provide gender-affirming care. To that end, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) which specializes in civil rights law and has roots in fighting antisemitism, has […]

Pa. Legislature’s LGBTQ Caucus changes up leadership

BY: - January 8, 2023

Reps. Malcolm Kenyatta, of Philadelphia, and Jessica Benham, of Allegheny County, are the caucus' new chairs. Both are out lawmakers.

Philadelphia City Hall

What role does Philly’s mayor play in impacting the LGBTQ community?

BY: - December 19, 2022

From workforce development and civil rights to public safety, the city's chief executive has broad latitude.

Clockwise from top left: New Philadelphia City Councilmembers Sharon Vaughn, Jim Harrity, Quetcy Lozada, and Anthony Phillips

New Philly City Council members talk LGBTQ rights, priorities for 2023

BY: - December 12, 2022

'For me, it is important that we keep all of our children safe, and in this particular case, LGBTQ youth,' Councilmember Anthony Phillips said.

Pa. Gov-elect Shapiro’s transition team includes more than a dozen LGBTQ members

BY: - December 11, 2022

'As a member of the LGBTQ community, I’m just very excited and proud to be a part of this,' team member Eric Gutshall said.

Transgender Day of Remembrance is November 20

Philly leaders and organizations set for Trans Day of Remembrance

BY: - November 20, 2022

The annual observance, which takes place today, is a time to honor and remember lives lost to transphobic violence.

New Reproductive Voices

How one Philadelphia reproductive rights group is making its voice heard

BY: - October 30, 2022

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.