Organizers of #Philly4Pulse presented a check for $106,75.25 to Equality Florida CEO Nadine Smith Tuesday at William Way LGBT Community Center.]
Nick Greiner, a Center City veteran, first enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard in 1995. He served during “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the law that barred openly gay people from the military, until it was repealed in 2010. Greiner thought the secret he was keeping was that he was a lesbian. But a few years ago, the 40-year-old came out as transgender.
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health was among three winners that will receive a shared total of 500,000 condoms. It plans to distribute them in a new program for men who have sex with men.