Chloe M. Harris, a South Philadelphia trans woman, has reached a settlement in her antibias complaint against Summit Children’s Program.
A trial date has been set for one of the defendants in the murder of a local transgender woman. Jose Pena, 20, will stand trial Aug. 21 for the murder of Maya Young and again one month later for a separate murder charge.
This story has been updated to include comments from Jose DeMarco.
An ACT UP Philadelphia member was arrested Dec. 1 while protesting in Washington, D.C. Jose DeMarco was among 10 HIV/AIDS activists who were detained at 2:30 p.m. while protesting Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s and Chairman of the House Budget Committee Tom Price’s plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act.