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Olympic competition to support Mazzoni

Students from seven physician-assistant programs in the Philadelphia region will compete in Olympic-style games as the culmination of their fundraising efforts for Mazzoni Center.

Lesbian cop applies for pension

Officer Claudia D. Carr, an openly lesbian police officer who was terminated by the Cherry Hill Police Department, has applied for a pension.

Judge allows trans litigant to proceed anonymously

U.S. District Judge J. Curtis Joyner has allowed a trans man seeking Medicaid coverage for a hysterectomy to litigate his case anonymously.

TIP invites discussion on trans violence

The Trans-Health Information Project, a program of GALAEI, is inviting trans individuals and allies for a community discussion on violence facing the trans community. 

LGBT-focused career fair returns

The third-annual SAGEWorks Career Fair, designed for LGBTs and allies 40 and over, will return to the William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce St., noon-3 p.m. March 10.

D.A. subpoenaed for Knott materials

Attorneys for Francis McGlinn recently subpoenaed the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office for investigative materials relating to its prosecution of Kathryn Knott. 

Standby attorney in trans case indicted

J. Michael Farrell, a standby attorney in the Diamond Williams murder case, has been indicted for allegedly helping to launder money for a drug-trafficking operation.

Trial postponed in ICandy case

A jury trial in an ICandy slip-and-fall lawsuit has been postponed until March, due to scheduling conflicts. 

Accused attacker of trans woman headed to trial

The 23-year-old homeless man accused of attacking and robbing three individuals, including a transgender woman, was held for trial on all charges at a Jan. 28 preliminary hearing.

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