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Two Attic Youth Center Leaders Suspended Following Discrimination Allegations

On Tuesday, the board of directors of the Attic Youth Center suspended longtime executive director Carrie Jacobs and director of programs and operations Christina Santos while […]

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Philadelphia FIGHT Abruptly Shut Down Y-HEP Drop-In Center

Philadelphia FIGHT’s Youth Health Empowerment program (often referred to as Y-HEP) abruptly shut down its drop-in center in late August, G Philly has learned. Located […]

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It’s National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

February 7th is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), a day dedicated to coalition-building and increasing information surrounding HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment in the […]

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Julie Wertheimer on Funding LGBTQ Youth

What is unique about the Spruce Foundation’s services to the LGBTQ community in Philly? We are the first foundation in the region — and still […]

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TOP PICKS: 4 Unique LGBTQ Events This Weekend

FRIDAY EVENTS Sweethearts and Red Hots, 2016 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce Street; all ages Head over to Philly’s […]

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Photos: Punk Bands Rock Out With Their Food Cans Out at Electric Factory

On Thursday night, Punk Out, a local nonprofit with a mission to empower the lives of LGBT musicians and fans, held a food drive at Electric Factory. […]

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Rutgers Camden Town Hall To Examine Trans Medicine Discrimination

A free panel taking place this evening, October 27, at Rutgers University Camden will discuss the barriers and difficulties that trans individuals often encounter when […]

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DVLF Awards Six Organizations Grants for LGBT Initiatives

Last evening, the Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF) awarded six local service organizations, which featured innovative LGBT initiatives, a host of handsome grants for their work during a ceremony […]

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Mural Arts Teams Up With LGBTQ Organizations to Present “Showing Face”

Next Wednesday, June 24th, Philadelphia’s Mural Arts Program will dedicate a project a year in the making called Showing Face at the John C. Anderson Apartments. However, […]

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Faces of Philly Pride 2015: An Instagram Photo Essay

One of the most beautiful things about Pride is that, no matter where in Philly you celebrate, it’s an annual reminder that it really is […]

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Today is National Give OUT Day

Today, Thursday, May 21st, is Give OUT Day, a national, 24-hour campaign that rallies donors for LGBTQ-specific causes. Samantha Giusti, executive director of local nonprofit-championing Delaware Valley […]

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Top Resources for Transgender People in Philadelphia

Attic Youth Center 255 South 16th Street 215-545-4331, atticyouthcenter.org The Attic creates opportunities for LGBTQ youth to develop into healthy, independent, civic-minded adults within a […]

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Youth Voices: Marcha Pieces Talks About Stereotypes in LGBTQ Youth and Views on Political Justice

G Philly presents a new collaboration with youth from The Attic Youth Center to spotlight the creative magic and cultural contributions of Philly’s LGBTQ youth […]

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Flooding Wrecks Attic Youth Center’s Kitchen

The Attic Youth Center is in quite a pickle. During the snowstorm earlier this month, a pipe in their building South 16th Street froze and […]

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Youth Voices: Nicole on Her Journey of Self-Acceptance and the Need for Better Laws for Trans Women of Color

G Philly presents a new collaboration with youth from The Attic Youth Center to spotlight the creative magic and cultural contributions of Philly’s LGBTQ youth of color. Today, […]