During the Obama administration, federal guidelines released called on public schools to allow transgender students to be able to choose the bathroom facility according to their self-professed gender identity. On Feb. 22, 2017, President Trump’s administration notified the U.S. [Read More]
The transgendered community is one that has traditionally been overlooked, living in the shadows of mainstream society, and sometimes maligned. Despite the publicity arising from the public transitions of people like Caitlyn Jenner, there remains the question [Read More]
Last week, members of the Catholic coalition Equally Blessed came together to introduce members of their pilgrimage to Philadelphia’s World Meeting of Families (WMF). Equally Blessed fights for both recognition and equality for LGBTQI (lesbian, gay, [Read More]
The Pope In Philly: “My Spiritual Practice Helps me Figure out Where my Place in the Universe is,” says R. Eric Thomas.
R. Eric Thomas is the program director at the William Way LGBT Community Center, which is holding a “Celebration of Inclusive Family” on Sept 26 and 27 during the papal visit. Thomas may be new to [Read More]
It is not just services, colorful flags and signs that make a visible community, but also an atmosphere that makes people feel celebrated and welcomed. The things that make the Gayborhood a visible community are [Read More]
The annual Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference, a program of the Mazzoni Center, has announced that Samantha Jo Dato has been appointed the conference logistics coordinator. “This conference is not just important for Philadelphia,” said Dato (below). [Read More]
Philadelphia’s Gayborhood – the epicenter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) communities – is located west of Washington Square, between 11th and Broad streets. The Gayberhood is internationally recognized for its [Read More]