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The city’s LGBT Elders Committee is pushing a bill of rights for queer seniors method

Oct. 12, 2017 12:57 pm

The city’s LGBT Elders Committee is pushing a bill of rights for queer seniors

Led by Mayor's Commission on LGBT Affairs member and Community Legal Services paralegal Gigi Nikpour, the effort would seek protections for those in long-term care facilities.
It’s National Coming Out Day. Here’s how to make your workplace more trans-inclusive method

Oct. 11, 2017 3:57 pm

It’s National Coming Out Day. Here’s how to make your workplace more trans-inclusive

LGBTQ nonprofit Out & Equal hosted its annual workplace summit at the Pennsylvania Convention Center this week. Here are five takeaways from a TransCanWork talk.
Education Law Center wants to make schools safer for LGBTQ students people

Sep. 28, 2017 1:17 pm

Education Law Center wants to make schools safer for LGBTQ students

Nationally, 74 percent face bullying related to their sexuality or gender at school. Here's why the nonprofit is tackling the issue locally with the help of its new Stoneleigh Fellow.
Mazzoni Center front-line employees just voted to unionize results

Sep. 14, 2017 12:06 pm

Mazzoni Center front-line employees just voted to unionize

After months of controversy, staffers at the LGBTQ health organization will now be represented by Service Employees International Union.
GALAEI is tackling the increasing HIV infection rate in Latino gay men people

Sep. 7, 2017 12:09 pm

GALAEI is tackling the increasing HIV infection rate in Latino gay men

A new youth program will educate LGBTQ youth on the virus and allow them to create a community art piece on the topic, as Youth Program Manager Francisco Cortes shared in his "Around the Corner" interview.
12 people of color leading the social impact charge in Philadelphia people

Jul. 31, 2017 12:58 pm

12 people of color leading the social impact charge in Philadelphia

Get to know this list of impressive folks working in each of our editorial calendar themes.
TransWork wants to expand entrepreneurship opportunities for Philly’s transgender community purpose

Jul. 27, 2017 1:50 pm

TransWork wants to expand entrepreneurship opportunities for Philly’s transgender community

The program is being spearheaded by Marcus Iannozzi of Message Agency in partnership with the Independence Business Alliance, the LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce for the Greater Philadelphia region.
Meet QSPACES, a ‘Yelp for the LGBTQ community and doctors’ purpose

Jun. 28, 2017 11:02 am

Meet QSPACES, a ‘Yelp for the LGBTQ community and doctors’

Founders and spouses Catherine Hofmann and Nic Anthony developed the free digital platform to help LGBTQ folks find empathetic, high-quality healthcare professionals.
The Mayor’s Commission on LGBT Affairs is listening results

May 26, 2017 1:18 pm

The Mayor’s Commission on LGBT Affairs is listening

Following Sharron Cook’s removal from chair of the commission, the Office of LGBT Affairs held its first community meeting on Thursday evening and shared its plans for moving forward.
Meet Sharron Cooks, activist and chair of the new Mayor’s Commission on LGBT Affairs people

Apr. 27, 2017 12:55 pm

Meet Sharron Cooks, activist and chair of the new Mayor’s Commission on LGBT Affairs

Says Cooks, the first transgender person to chair a city commission in Philly, on her new role: It's “complicated, but good complicated.”

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