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Amber Hikes reshaped the the Office of LGBT Affairs. Now she’s moving on people

Jul. 10, 2019 8:31 am

Amber Hikes reshaped the the Office of LGBT Affairs. Now she’s moving on

Hikes says she's not at liberty to reveal the new position she's accepted — or even whether she'll be staying in Philadelphia — until next week, but she's excited by what is ahead.
Lyft partners with William Way for discounted rides to the center through June. It’s also matching donations purpose

Jun. 17, 2019 10:24 am

Lyft partners with William Way for discounted rides to the center through June. It’s also matching donations

Plus, the rideshare company is making pronoun choice for riders possible in its app, and helping its trans drivers with the cost of a legal name-change.
4 things to do during Pride Month purpose

Jun. 8, 2019 2:29 pm

4 things to do during Pride Month

Here's our quick and quirky Generocity guide to events and more. Plus, we want you to make a resolution...
At the LGBTQ State of the Union, props for Attic Youth Center’s presentation purpose

Jun. 5, 2019 8:28 am

At the LGBTQ State of the Union, props for Attic Youth Center’s presentation

When Shawnese Givens, the organization's acting executive director, walked out on stage Monday night at the Kimmel Center, the applause from those in attendance was loud and enthusiastic.
For LGBTQ-identified folks, Census 2020 represents both a missed opportunity and an opportunity not to be missed purpose

May 21, 2019 1:19 pm

For LGBTQ-identified folks, Census 2020 represents both a missed opportunity and an opportunity not to be missed

Community organizations and LGBTQ-serving nonprofits have an opportunity to educate on the benefits of participation in Census 2020 despite omission of a specific question about sexual orientation and gender identity.
Opinion: Black and Brown youth are powerful, not pawns purpose

Mar. 25, 2019 9:00 am

Opinion: Black and Brown youth are powerful, not pawns

Black and Brown Workers Cooperative cofounders Shani Akilah and Abdul-Aliy Muhammad say oppressive rhetoric from power brokers toward marginalized community is rife in the discussion about Attic Youth Center allegations.
Attic Youth Center issues statement amid mixed reactions to allegations purpose

Mar. 20, 2019 10:21 am

Attic Youth Center issues statement amid mixed reactions to allegations

The nonprofit's board says it will have a third-party reassess its organizational structure, and will be appointing an acting executive director soon.
Open letter: Staying silent is an act of complicity method

Mar. 8, 2019 2:26 pm

Open letter: Staying silent is an act of complicity

"These words are for us all. It is on each of us to examine our own power, privilege, and propensity for perpetuating violence in our communities."
Sharing without judgment: Why mental health support can flourish online purpose

Feb. 19, 2019 7:44 am

Sharing without judgment: Why mental health support can flourish online

Groups like Angels in Motion and Philly Queer Mental Health Support Group create safe spaces online for vulnerable Philadelphia communities.
Rainbow bridge or not, here are 16 LGBTQ organizations you can support right now purpose

Jan. 19, 2019 3:15 pm

Rainbow bridge or not, here are 16 LGBTQ organizations you can support right now

Streets Dept founder Conrad Benner's petition calling for the Walt Whitman Bridge to be painted in Philly Pride Flag colors got plenty of attention this week. But, Benner writes, it's time to "leverage that attention to create some more immediate good."

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