A state Senate committee this week approved a bill that would ban state funding of transgender medical services for children enrolled in the state's Children's Health Insurance Program.
A Philadelphia judge this week dismissed all charges against Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian, who was involved in a train derailment in Port Richmond that killed eight passengers and injured about 200 others.
Perseverance, strength and power were on display Thursday at Philadelphia City Hall, where the transgender flag was raised amid celebrations of trans triumphs and calls for continued resistance to oppression.
*This story has been updated to include remarks from Jose Pena, his family and Jonathan Martel's family.
A defendant pleaded guilty to the murder of a local transgender woman and a separate unrelated murder in a jury trial Tuesday.