More than 7,000 U.S. residents now have gender designation “X” on their IDs
This year, Philadelphia was home to a conference centering women’s health issues, as well as issues for LGBT physicians and members of the queer community.
The Trump administration’s Department of Justice filed a brief August 16 asking the Supreme Court to set a legal precedent allowing employers to fire transgender employees.
The Trump administration proposed a rule change on August 14 that would allow government contractors to discriminate against LGBT employees based on a company’s religious beliefs. The Labor Department proposal was filed on the Federal Register, under the heading "Implementing Legal Requirements Regarding the Equal Opportunity Clause's Religious Exemption" and is one more in a series of discriminatory anti-LGBT moves by the Trump administration.
In a primary that is increasingly being decided by donors, former Vice President Joe Biden and South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg top the list of candidates with big money donors in Pennsylvania.
After two years of production, TransWork, a job resource program built by Philadelphia’s LGBT Chamber of Commerce Independence Business Alliance (IBA) launches this fall with a series of workshops and job fairs built to benefit the city’s trans and nonbinary communities.
At the end of her third year in high school, Ivy* sewed a quilt corresponding to the theme “belonging.”
The creation’s perimeter is made of pink, purple and blue swatches — a nod to the bisexual flag. It surrounds a smaller, brown square that represents the African-American community and frames a rainbow-colored female symbol at the piece’s center.
A Philadelphia judge has disqualified Sherrie Cohen from running for a seat on City Council as an Independent candidate in the general election after having relinquished her primary run as a Democrat.
A trans woman who’s suing the University of Pennsylvania and its hospital for medical malpractice, wrongful termination and other wrongdoing continues to fight for the right to remain anonymous as a litigant.