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Trans Man Sues Giant, Says Store Tried to Force Him to Wear Bosomy Female Uniform

Sam Melrath is a 22-year-old transgender man from Northeast Philadelphia, and he is suing the Giant Food Store on Huntingdon Pike in Huntingdon Valley, accusing […]

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Homeless Man Charged in Brutal Beating of 53-Year-Old Philadelphia Trans Woman

A 53-year-old trans woman was attacked on the 900 block of North Watts Street on the afternoon of Tuesday, August 18th, Philadelphia Police announced today. The victim […]

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Gender Transition to Unfold on Stage in Local Theater Series

The [redacted] Theater Company will present the first in a series documenting one person’s gender transformation at the FringeArts Festival from August 28th to the 30th. This Damned Body Is Carved […]

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Daily News Names First Transgender Woman to “Sexy Singles” List

Kayla Vasilakos, a South Philly radio personality, has been named to the Daily News‘ “Sexy Singles” list this year. Ms. Vasilakos is the first transgender person […]

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Study: Eating Disorders Five Times More Likely in Transgender College Students

A disturbing new study out of Washington University at St. Louis examined trends in eating disorders between transgender and cisgender college students, and the results […]

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New York Times Documentary Features Trans Military Couple

Two very brave trans folks, Logan Ireland and Laila Villanueva, took a huge risk: They publicly “came out,” so to speak, via a video documentary […]

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Buzz Bissinger on His Caitlyn Jenner Story and the Trans Community

Philadelphia magazine contributor and author of Friday Night Lights Buzz Bissinger is in the spotlight again this week after penning the much-talked-about profile of Caitlyn Jenner for Vanity […]

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Brian Sims on Caitlyn Jenner, and How She Can Help the Republican Party

Caitlyn Jenner broke the Internet yesterday and, like a busted piñata, it spilled forth pages and tweets and status updates worth of opinions and remarks about this […]

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Internet Meets Caitlyn Jenner, Immediately Sexualizes Her

I was getting coffee when Caitlyn Jenner met the Internet. Not fancy coffee — regular drip, black, get that cinnamon-sugar shaker away from me — so we’re […]

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West Philly Trans Femme Conference Attempts to Serve Marginalized Community

“The Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference (PTHC) was founded by trans women who had no forum for their voices to be heard,” says April Anderson. “But every year, we’ve […]

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Man Arrested in Stabbing Death of Transgender Woman London Chanel [UPDATED]

UPDATE [5/20/2015, 4:12 am]: New York Daily News has an update in the murder of transgender woman London Chanel, who was stabbed to death early […]

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Bethlehem Area School District Expands Non-Discrimination Policy to Protect Trans Students and Faculty

On Tuesday night, in the East Hills Middle School Auditorium, the Bethlehem Area School District board voted unanimously to add “gender identity and gender expression” to […]

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Youth Voices: “Stop Killing My Sisters”

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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Men’s Health May Soon Have Its First Transgender Cover Model

Transgender bodybuilder Aydian Dowling is blowing away the competition in an online model search conducted by Men’s Health looking for a man to grace the cover of an upcoming […]

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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 […]