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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, a national healthcare nonprofit with a center in Villanova, has adopted a new interdisciplinary approach to working with trans and gender-expansive youth.

Understanding the legal rights of trans people who are traveling internationally. Strategies for healing from top surgery or binding. Effective communication and self-care skills for partners of trans and nonbinary folks.

A Philadelphia trans woman has filed suit against the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, alleging she was mistreated during a medical procedure and then wrongfully terminated as a HUP employee.

 

While the amount of non-LGBTQ adults ‘very’ or ‘somewhat’ comfortable with the gay community has stabilized after a large dip last year, more Americans ages 18-34 are less comfortable with queer people, a new study found.

The fifth-annual Accelerating Acceptance Index, a national survey of 1,970 United States adults’ attitudes toward LGBTQ people, was released June 24. It was run by marketing research group The Harris Poll alongside LGBTQ advocacy organization GLAAD. Responses were gathered online Jan. 8-11.

 

Last week, Mel Heifetz, a local gay businessperson and philanthropist, donated $20,000 to the Democratic National Committee in the name of Philadelphia’s LGBT community.

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