Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner met with trans attorney Julie Chovanes for an hour last week and expressed support for transparency in the Nizah Morris homicide case.
Attorneys for Catholic Social Services urged a federal judge this week to issue a preliminary injunction that would halt the city’s freeze on foster-child referrals to CSS that went into effect March 15, because CSS won’t accept same-sex couples as foster parents.
The Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset will expand its PROUD Family Health center this summer to serve more LGBTQ patients in New Jersey by moving into a bigger space, adding two new staff members and extending clinic hours.
Condom usage, safe-sex practices and HIV-prevention methods were the topics of conversation at Galaei’s condom-packing party June 9 — the first event featured in the organization’s month-long Pride celebration.
A Hudson County jury last month ruled that trans man Shakeem M. Holmes was subjected to hostile treatment by Jersey City police while being detained in 2013. The eight-member jury didn’t award any damages to Holmes, but their verdict clears the way for the plaintiff to seek upwards of $80,000 from Jersey City for his attorney’s fees.
Please Touch Museum CEO and president Patricia Wellenbach said she stands by her decision to hold the Drag Queen Storytime event at the museum’s inaugural Family Pride Festival June 9 and that membership numbers remain intact despite online backlash.