U.S. District Judge Mark Hornak on Monday granted a preliminary injunction in a case filed by three trans teens from Pine-Richland High School in Western Pennsylvania.
As reports of Chyna Gibson’s murder came in, members of Philadelphia's black transgender community got together Sunday to discuss ways to move forward. Gibson, who was shot outside of a New Orleans shopping center, is the fifth reported trans woman of color to be murdered in the country this year.
Community members and the Philadelphia School District showed support after President Donald Trump rescinded protections for transgender students Wednesday. The Trump administration, in conjunction with the Departments of Justice and Education, lifted the guidance former President Barack Obama issued in May 2016 that enabled students to use facilities in accordance with their gender identity.
A jury trial for the alleged murderer of trans woman Diamond Williams has been postponed until December.
PGN has requested a public hearing in a dispute involving access to 911 recordings pertaining to the Nizah Morris incident believed to be in the possession of the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.
A lesbian organization will host Philadelphia’s first LGBTQ Women’s Week beginning this weekend. The Strong Catalyst, an organization dedicated to bringing community and visibility to lesbians, will produce 10 events over seven days as part of “The Revolution.”
A Lehigh Valley organization will host its inaugural networking luncheon for LGBT professionals and allies.
When planning got underway last summer for the 2017 Human Rights Campaign Greater Philadelphia Dinner, organizers were looking forward to celebrating the start of Hillary Clinton’s presidential administration at the event.