A number of city officials, and representatives of local and state agencies, will gather later this week to affirm their support for local transgender youth.
As reports of Chyna Gibson’s murder came in, members of Philadelphia's black transgender community got together Sunday to discuss ways to move forward. Gibson, who was shot outside of a New Orleans shopping center, is the fifth reported trans woman of color to be murdered in the country this year.
Community members and the Philadelphia School District showed support after President Donald Trump rescinded protections for transgender students Wednesday. The Trump administration, in conjunction with the Departments of Justice and Education, lifted the guidance former President Barack Obama issued in May 2016 that enabled students to use facilities in accordance with their gender identity.
PGN has requested a public hearing in a dispute involving access to 911 recordings pertaining to the Nizah Morris incident believed to be in the possession of the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.
A lesbian organization will host Philadelphia’s first LGBTQ Women’s Week beginning this weekend. The Strong Catalyst, an organization dedicated to bringing community and visibility to lesbians, will produce 10 events over seven days as part of “The Revolution.”