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Researchers: Trans men and women must be included in HIV studies

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Researchers: Trans men and women must be included in HIV studies

Paige Cooperstein    May 5, 2016

When Shante Miller began as a regional resource coordinator with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, she wanted to know how groups that received Ryan White funding for...

Philly Black Pride interested in app to rate community-police interactions

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Philly Black Pride interested in app to rate community-police interactions

Paige Cooperstein    April 29, 2016

Philadelphia Black Pride is in talks with the developers of The SWAT App, described as the Yelp of police services, to create some Philadelphia-specific initiatives.

Trans activist Deja Lynn Alvarez to join Public Health

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Trans activist Deja Lynn Alvarez to join Public Health

Paige Cooperstein    April 28, 2016

The Philadelphia Department of Public Health has created new positions to help LGBT people link up with health services. Trans activist Deja Lynn Alvarez has been hired to fill a...

Prosecutors defend death sentence for killer of gay man

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Prosecutors defend death sentence for killer of gay man

Tim Cwiek    April 28, 2016

In a recent legal pleading, Bucks County prosecutors vigorously defended the death sentence imposed on Richard R. Laird, who murdered gay artist Anthony V. Milano almost 30 years ago.

Will authorities reply to Morris letter?

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Will authorities reply to Morris letter?

Tim Cwiek    April 28, 2016

Two years after the Eighth Ward Democratic Committee urged the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office to refer the Nizah Morris case to the state Attorney General’s Office for review, neither agency...

Philly woman to help homeless across country

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Philly woman to help homeless across country

Paige Cooperstein    April 28, 2016

When Lolly Galvin sold her clothing boutiques last year, she set out to raise $500 to perform random acts of kindness around Philadelphia. She ended up meeting a homeless man...

40 Years Ago in PGN: April 29-May 5

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40 Years Ago in PGN: April 29-May 5

Paige Cooperstein    April 28, 2016

Ad campaign continues focus on Revolutionary women Adapted from reporting by Denise Keiller

Penn event cancelled amid community concerns

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Penn event cancelled amid community concerns

Jen Colletta    April 28, 2016

The opening event for an online archive about the local transgender community has been postponed after trans women and allies expressed concerns about the community's participation in the project.