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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
Ad campaign continues focus on Revolutionary women
Adapted from reporting by Denise Keiller
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.
Paige Cooperstein May 4, 2016
Joseph Hill-Coles was born to a drug-addicted mother in Philadelphia and entered the foster-care system at the age of 3. Although he was adopted by a single mother when he...
On Being Well
Get Out and Play
Mark Segal April 28, 2016
Before I get to the meat of what this column is about, I’d like to offer an opportunity to anyone who’d like to go to the Democratic National Convention in...
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