Nizah Morris died 15 years ago this month and efforts for transparency in her homicide case remain ongoing.
In a 7-0 vote this week, Woodbury, N.J., City Council repealed an obscure anti-cross-dressing law in the town. Although police don’t enforce the law, violators would face 90 days in jail and a $1,000 fine.
A February hearing date has been scheduled to consider Robert P. Tuerk’s petition to resume practicing law in Pennsylvania. Tuerk, a longtime LGBT advocate, has been suspended as a Pennsylvania attorney since October 2015.
When he was a Temple University student, Alex Deering took a class taught by former Philadelphia Mayor John F. Street. The out community member, who was also an intern at the time with former U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz’s congressional campaign, ended up taking Street’s advice.
A group of trans people and allies traveled to Harrisburg this week to raise awareness among lawmakers about trans issues, in light of proposed legislation that would limit or ban public funding for medically necessary trans services.
The Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations recently ordered PHL Taxi Co. to pay $500 to Mark M. Seaman, who complained of being ejected from a taxi in 2009 after displaying affection for another man.