For the past three years, as Hans C.
The last week leading up to the inauguration of the new president has brought several LGBT-related political developments: Following the announcement that openly gay Episcopal Bishop V.
According to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control, the rates of chlamydia and syphilis continue to rise and disproportionately affect several minority populations, including gay men.
Members of a virulently antigay organization arrived for a scheduled demonstration at a local high school this week and were met with throngs of LGBT and ally students and community leaders, who provided a united front against the protesters’ vitriol.
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.
Portland’s gay mayor sworn in
The Advocate reports gay mayor Sam Adams was finally sworn in at 12:01 a.
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.