LGBTQ Month 2018 Archives - Generocity Philly

LGBTQ Month 2018

This is why advocates are supporting LGBTQ foster parents in court purpose

Jun. 28, 2018 12:45 pm

This is why advocates are supporting LGBTQ foster parents in court

In the ongoing legal battle between Catholic Social Services and the City of Philadelphia, questions of religious liberty and anti-discrimination in the foster care system are on trial. Meanwhile, the Office of LGBT Affairs is actively recruiting prospective foster parents.
Ending the ‘closet to poverty pipeline’ for LGBTQ youth method

Jun. 28, 2018 8:48 am

Ending the ‘closet to poverty pipeline’ for LGBTQ youth

Stoneleigh Fellow Kee Tobar celebrates Pride Month by "making sure that the most vulnerable amongst us are not so consumed with survival that they cannot participate in the joy and celebrations that are integral to it."
Mental health guide: Where to get therapy on a sliding scale in Philadelphia purpose

Jun. 27, 2018 12:46 pm

Mental health guide: Where to get therapy on a sliding scale in Philadelphia

Many of these 12+ organizations' fees are based on income, so insurance isn’t required to receive help.
5 LGBTQ nonprofits in Philly that need volunteers right now purpose

Jun. 26, 2018 12:44 pm

5 LGBTQ nonprofits in Philly that need volunteers right now

Here's how to support Philadelphia FIGHT, Mazzoni Center, Attic Youth Center, William Way LGBT Community Center and Independence Business Alliance.
Philadelphia FIGHT is incentivizing teens to get tested for HIV with a hip hop concert method

Jun. 25, 2018 7:42 am

Philadelphia FIGHT is incentivizing teens to get tested for HIV with a hip hop concert

Teens and young adults make up about one-fifth of all new HIV diagnoses in the U.S. — and the rate of diagnosis in Philadelphia is five times greater than the national average.
Caldera Magazine wants to be a local antidote to ‘white-washed’ art spaces purpose

Jun. 19, 2018 7:18 am

Caldera Magazine wants to be a local antidote to ‘white-washed’ art spaces

Curator and editor Zoe Rayn "founded Caldera out of frustration" with limited visibility for people of color and LGBTQ folks in the arts industry.
Why the Philadelphia Dyke March has staying power purpose

Jun. 7, 2018 12:40 pm

Why the Philadelphia Dyke March has staying power

The 20th annual event is part protest, part rally for LGBTQ-identified folks (and its organizers do NOT get a permit to march the streets).
5 things we learned at Philly’s first LGBT State of the Union results

Jun. 1, 2018 1:46 pm

5 things we learned at Philly’s first LGBT State of the Union

Plus, five events picked from the city's Pride Month calendar.

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