Philly’s mayoral candidates stand up for city’s drag community
'If they’re a Philadelphian, I’m for them,' mayoral candidate Allan Domb said.
Where do Philly’s mayoral candidates stand on LGBTQ issues? | Analysis
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 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
At least 27 Pa. counties in have active chapters of the group, which was founded in Florida in 2021.
Philly’s LGBTQ judicial candidates say they plan to work for the people
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 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
Reps. Malcolm Kenyatta, of Philadelphia, and Jessica Benham, of Allegheny County, are the caucus' new chairs. Both are out lawmakers.
What role does Philly’s mayor play in impacting the LGBTQ community?
From workforce development and civil rights to public safety, the city's chief executive has broad latitude.
New Philly City Council members talk LGBTQ rights, priorities for 2023
'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
'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.
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.