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The wave of Democratic upsets that began with the 2018 midterm elections a year ago and put more openly LGBTQ people in Congress than ever before continued in Tuesday's off-year election. In addition to flipping the governorship of Kentucky and the entire Virginia state legislature Democratic, the historic election put nearly 100 new LGBTQ candidates into office nationwide in state and local seats.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in New York City. While celebrations, honorariums and memorials have been rooted in the Big Apple, the world also took notice — from news organizations, corporations and the film industry to tourism agencies.  

Change was on the ballot in Pennsylvania on Tuesday and women, LGBTQ folks and people of color were the winners as another blue wave swept through the state, displacing Republicans in favor of progressives.

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Philadelphia Gay News is one of more than 20 news organizations producing Broke in Philly, a solutions-oriented collaborative reporting project on poverty and Philadelphia's push for economic justice.

 

 

The Arcila-Adams Trans Resource Center, a new resource hub providing services including health care and therapy referrals, job services and help enrolling in insurance and food assistance programs, will open Thursday at the William Way LGBT Community Center. 

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Philadelphia Gay News is one of more than 20 news organizations producing Broke in Philly, a solutions-oriented collaborative reporting project on poverty and Philadelphia's push for economic justice.

 

 

TransWork, an employment initiative for trans, nonbinary and gender-nonconforming people, held its second job fair Monday evening in Center City. 

A new study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law revealed LGBT people face far more poverty than their straight and cisgender peers. The study also found that even among LGBT folks, bisexual women and trans people face an even higher level of poverty — as much as 10 percent more than lesbians and 20 percent more than gay men.

Texas GOP leaders enter parents’ battle over child’s gender

WBAP.com reported top Republican leaders in Texas recently weighed in on two parents’ battle over their 7-year-old child’s gender identity after the case was shared widely on social media and conservative news sites.

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