Laura Smythe July 9, 2019
Amber Hikes, executive director of the City’s Office of LGBT Affairs, will leave her position July 31, drawing her two-year tenure to a close, the Mayor’s Office announced Tuesday.
Mark Segal July 11, 2019
The 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots have passed, and as an integral part of the anniversary and the 50 years leading up to it, I have an inside track...
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Sean Dorn July 11, 2019
Japan grants refugee status due to homophobia for first time
The Japanese government granted refugee status to a foreigner in 2018 over fears of persecution owing to the person’s homosexuality.
Laura Smythe July 11, 2019
Mazzoni Center is in the midst of losing four healthcare providers.
Suzannah Cavanaugh July 11, 2019
The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, more commonly called GLSEN (pronounced “glisten”), has launched its 11th National School Climate Survey in its primary mission to ensure safe schools for...
Researchers at England’s University of East Anglia discovered online virtual worlds can help the LGBTQ community and other social movements raise awareness and create a safe space for members, a...
Tim Cwiek July 11, 2019
Upper Darby Mayor Thomas N. Micozzie said he will ask the township council this week to introduce an ordinance extending LGBT workplace protections to all 450 township employees.
When the nation’s oldest active LGBTQ organization mobilized in 1952, the queer community didn’t exist on paper.
Laura Smythe July 3, 2019
While the amount of non-LGBTQ adults ‘very’ or ‘somewhat’ comfortable with the gay community has stabilized after a large dip last year, more Americans ages 18-34 are less comfortable with...
A Trump administration rule that would allow medical professionals to refuse care based on religious or moral objections will no longer go into effect July 22.