Settlement reached in protest dispute
Both sides in a prolonged dispute about protesters’ access to LGBT events in Philadelphia have reached a settlement.
The national office of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays agreed this week to return the registration fees for a former PFLAG chapter president whose membership and organization were both dissolved last year.
PAC keeps after Morris records
Members of the city’s Police Advisory Commission are continuing to discuss the possibility of signing a confidentiality agreement prior to reviewing records related to the Nizah Morris homicide, which are housed at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.
Although LGBT-headed families might have to overcome many more obstacles than their heterosexual counterparts, nonprofit Philadelphia Family Pride has successfully worked for the past 15 years to alleviate those challenges by heightening the visibility and cohesion of the local LGBT parenting community.