Commission on LGBT Affairs

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Martha Graham Cracker’s 12th Anniversary Party

For its festive celebration of powerhouse drag, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is Martha Graham Cracker’s 12th Anniversary Party. Enjoy a night featuring […]

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“It Was an Ambush”: Behind the Vote That Ousted Sharron Cooks as LGBT Commission Chair

The Mayor’s Commission on LGBT Affairs, a 23-member advisory board announced in October 2016 after several intense months of revelations about racial discrimination in the […]

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Sharron Cooks Announces Resignation From LGBT Commission After Being Voted Out as Chair

After having made history as the first transgender person ever to chair a city commission, Sharron Cooks was removed as head of the Mayor’s Commission […]

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Sharron Cooks Becomes the First-Ever Transgender Person to Chair a City Commission

The Mayor’s Commission on LGBT Affairs finished its internal election for board leaders this week, and G Philly was notified on Thursday that transgender advocate […]

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Mayor’s Office Announces Appointments to the Commission on LGBT Affairs

A day after announcing Amber Hikes as the new director of the Office of LGBT Affairs, the Mayor’s Office has released its long-awaited list of […]

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Kenney Announces New Commission on LGBT Affairs

A week after Mayor Jim Kenney made his first-ever public statement addressing incidents of racism in the city’s LGBTQ community, his office has now officially […]