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LGBTQ&A: Julie Chovanes

Julie Chovanes is the executive director of Trans-Help, a legal service provider for trans individuals. The lawyer and trans rights advocate talks to us about […]


Hahnemann to Offer Gender Affirmation Surgery

Drexel University’s teaching hospital, Hahnemann University Hospital, has launched a new gender affirmation surgery program for transgender patients. Hahnemann is the first academic medical center […]

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Black Trans Demonstration Planned for Creating Change Conference

A collective of black transgender demonstrators is planning to stage a direct action at the Creating Change conference at 1 p.m. on Friday. The demonstration, […]

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LGBTQ&A: Naiymah Sanchez

Naiymah Sanchez is a trans-Latina community activist and transgender advocate coordinator for the ACLU of Pennsylvania. We caught up with her on serving the community, […]

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Sharron Cooks on What the U.S. Transgender Survey Means for Philly

On December 8th, the National Center for Transgender Equality held a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., to release and review […]

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LGBTQ&A: Reggie Shuford

Reggie Shuford, Esq., is the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania. We chatted with the civil rights leader on working for […]

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LGBTQ&A: Christian Lovehall

Christian Lovehall is a trans activist of color and aspiring hip-hop musician living in South Philadelphia. He is the creator of the Philly Trans March […]

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It’s Trans Awareness Week: Here Are 5 Major Issues the Community Faces

November 14th through 20th marks National Trans Awareness Week in America. Since 1998, members of the trans community and their allies have gathered annually to […]

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LGBTQ&A: Sharron Cooks

Sharron Cooks is a trans woman activist of color and the founder and CEO of Making Our Lives Easier LLC. We chatted with her about […]

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NATIONAL NEWS: Trans Murder Victim Deeniquia “Dee Dee” Dodds Remembered

Deeniquia “Dee Dee” Dodds’s murder brings this year’s toll of reported trans women’s deaths to 15. On Saturday, friends and family paid their respects to […]

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NATIONAL NEWS: A Transgender Bathroom Ad Causes Big Buzz

A national TV ad depicting transgender bathroom discrimination will premiere during the Republican National Convention. A new ad spotlighting the bathroom discrimination struggles faced by […]

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LOCAL NEWS: Lower Merion School Board Unanimously Passes Trans-Affirmative Policy

Lower Merion schools now have a transgender-inclusive student policy. On Monday, the Lower Merion school board unanimously passed a transgender-inclusive policy that respects students’ names, […]

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LGBTQ&A: Deja Lynn Alvarez

Deja Lynn Alvarez is a trans woman who has provided LGBTQ youth wellness and service training throughout Philadelphia for years. She previously worked at GALAEI […]

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NATIONAL NEWS: Pope Francis Disappoints With Trans Comments

Pope Francis makes discouraging remarks about trans youth identity and same-sex marriage. Pope Francis has disappointed members of the Catholic church on matters pertaining to […]

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NATIONAL NEWS: Protesters Sing “Let Us Pee” Outside N.C. Governor’s Mansion

“Triangle Families Against HB2” event had protesters singing the famous Beatles hit “Let It Be” — with a twist. On Sunday, a coalition of hundreds […]