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Trans Activists Criticize Mazzoni Over Diminished Role in Wellness Conference

Transgender and gender-nonconforming committee members involved in the planning of the annual Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference (PTWC) are calling out Mazzoni Center for allowing cisgender […]

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March Demanding Justice for Shantee Tucker Scheduled for Wednesday

This Wednesday, community members are planning a candlelight vigil to honor the memory of a Black transgender woman who was tragically killed last week on […]

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Black Trans Woman Murdered at Old York Road Wednesday Morning

Police are looking for a suspect connected to the murder of a black transgender woman. According to a police report, at 1:05 a.m. on Wednesday […]

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I Went to See Aunt Mary Pat Last Night. This Isn’t What Philly Drag Should Be.

This commentary has been updated. If Roseanne Barr were to perform in Fishtown, I suspect she would draw the same type of audience who showed up […]

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Drag Performer Aunt Mary Pat Was Asked to Leave Fundraiser Over Transphobia Concerns

Popular local drag queen Aunt Mary Pat DiSabatino was asked not to perform during a fundraiser at Win Win Coffee Bar on Wednesday night after […]

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GALAEI’s Interim Executive Director Addresses Transgender Employee Demotions

After Philadelphia magazine was first to report that two transgender full-time employees of the queer Latinx social justice nonprofit GALAEI would be demoted to part-time […]

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Court: Transgender Students Can Use Any Bathroom at Berks County School

It took less than 20 minutes on Thursday for members of a federal appellate court to rule that transgender students at a Berks County school […]

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Transgender Man Sues Philly IHOP for Sexual Harassment

These days, Jahkee Wade makes hoagies at the University City Wawa at 36th and Chestnut streets, a job he says he loves because the employees […]

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Pro-LGBTQ State Senator Voted for Anti-Trans Amendment to Healthcare Bill

Pro-LGBTQ state Sen. Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia), the Democratic chair of the Senate’s Banking and Insurance committee, voted last week to approve an anti-transgender amendment to […]

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LGBTQ&A: Milan Nicole Sherry

​Milan Nicole Sherry is a local activist and coordinator/outreach specialist at the Trans Equity Project. We chat with the black transgender revolutionist on her move […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: 3rd Annual Trans Flag Raising Over City Hall

For its solidarity with the local trans community, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is the 3rd Annual Trans Flag Raising Over City Hall. […]

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LGBTQ&A: Nima Etemadi

Nima Etemadi is an award-winning pastry chef and co-owner of Cake Life, a new seasonal bakery in Fishtown. We chat with the winner of Food […]

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Trans Worker Says Coffee Shop Fired Them After They Reported Harassment

A former employee at South Philly’s Function Coffee Labs says they were terminated after making complaints about harassment on the job from a “transphobic” customer […]

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GALAEI’s Trans-Health Information Project to Be Renamed Trans Equity Project

The Trans-Health Information Project (TIP), a program of GALAEI, has officially changed its name to the Trans Equity Project. The push for a name change […]

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LGBTQ&A: Tiommi Jenae Luckett

Tiommi Jenae Luckett is a transgender activist and HIV awareness advocate. We chat with the fearless social justice champion on Arkansas, living with HIV, and […]