Sep. 24, 2021 12:41 pm
HB 972: ‘What these lawmakers are doing is bullying’
Dubbed the “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act,” the bill defines women solely on the basis of “reproductive organs, biology, or genetics assigned at birth.” The Women’s Law Project denounces it as discriminatory, violating state and federal laws.
May 27, 2021 9:50 am
Girls Rock Philly will change its name to center trans identities
GRP will host summer events for community members to discuss what a more equitable name could be for the nonprofit.
May 12, 2021 8:31 am
Trans Resilience Fund offers direct support for a community largely overlooked by COVID 19 recovery funding
“There are several unique things about this new Fund. The first is that it is available to groups which are not yet incorporated as formal nonprofits," says Farrah Parkes of the Gender Justice Fund.
May 3, 2021 11:13 am
How to tell if your college is trans-inclusive
Here are a few key concrete things that trans students — as well as educational counselors and colleges themselves — can look at in gauging whether a college is trans affirming.
Oct. 15, 2020 1:20 pm
Opinion: Demolition of Gloria Casarez mural would be a massive loss for Philly
"Taking it down symbolizes the destruction of hope, destroying visibility of Latinxs, women, Lesbians, and cancer warriors," says guest columnist Erme Maula.
Oct. 12, 2020 11:30 am
What does COVID-19 mean for the mental health of Philly’s LGBTQ+ students?
COVID-19 poses complex concern for LGBTQ+ students who are already at the brink, says guest columnist Cameron McConkey.
Apr. 7, 2020 8:06 am
Ada Bello and John Butts receive Spirit of CARIE award, serve as models of lifelong LGBTQ activism
Elders from the LGBTQ community look at COVID-19 with 'experience and hard-earned insight,' says guest columnist Diane Menio.
Apr. 2, 2020 2:42 pm
Will COVID-19 end ‘white professional’ nonprofit culture?
"Those in power, who previously held others to 'professional' standards, are experiencing for themselves how difficult it is to maintain those standards when life is hard," says guest columnist Sam Chenkin.
Mar. 27, 2020 5:28 pm
COVID-19 prompted changes at Mazzoni include furloughs for 30% of staff, leadership paycuts
Programs addressing food, housing, and medical case management will return to full capacity but physical and behavioral health services will continue to operate remotely.
Nov. 26, 2019 10:49 am
Being gay and working in emergency shelter
Guest columnist Andrew Huff considers what it means for a white, housed, gay man to be in solidarity with Black men experiencing homelessness.