November 12, 2019
The Arcila-Adams Trans Resource Center officially opened its doors inside the William Way LGBT Center, 1315 Spruce St. in Philadelphia. Designed as a community hub on the fourth floor of the center on Spruce Street, it provides healthcare referrals and job services, as well assistance accessing community services specific to the transgender community. The comfortable new space, a kind of center within a center, is named for two formidable leaders within Philadelphia's trans community.
September 16, 2019
For the past two-and-a-half years, Jane M. Wagner filmed more than 100 hours of footage of Narcissa Wright, one of the first-ever out transgender video gamers for the documentary, Break the Game. As a former
associate producer on
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, Wagner, who lives in Brooklyn, actually stumbled upon Wright’s story by
accident about four years ago.
September 13, 2019
Many cold cases are being solved thanks to advances in DNA technology. Earlier this year, the infamous Golden State Killer was arrested after terrorizing California for decades thanks to DNA matched to a genetic database – a first in crime-solving history.
September 5, 2019
From the Delaware to the shore, Jersey offers dozens of ways to hike, bike, swim and boat along scenic rivers and barrier islands, not to mention educational adventures into nature preserves and dense wooden forests.
August 8, 2019
A former cadet at the Valley Forge Military Academy and College is suing the Wayne-based boarding school, alleging he was repeatedly abused and bullied as a teenager in 2016 and 2017.
June 4, 2019
The LGBT community in Philadelphia on Monday night heard about new programs, lingering controversies and continuing efforts to protect their rights during the annual State of the Union presented by the city's Office of LGBT Affairs.
May 27, 2019
With several dispensaries breaking new ground in both Philadelphia and South Jersey, and a dedicated university hospital program welcoming new patients, the medical marijuana experience here at home is finally shedding its stigma and getting the product to the people. Here's what you need to know.
November 16, 2018
Philadelphia sees about 700 new cases of HIV each year – and these are just the ones being reported, according to the most recent City of Philadelphia Surveillance Report.
October 23, 2018
In what many are calling one of the most dramatic government efforts to roll back protections for transgender people in the United States, a memo first reported by The New York Times this weekend revealed that the Trump administration may be working to revise the legal definition of gender by essentially negating claims of gender identity in favor of biological determinations.
October 1, 2018
Created in collaboration with students from Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Art Education program, world-known D.J. and Philly’s native son King Britt, along with artist Joshua Mays, teamed up to create a new sound and visual experience that challenges everything we may have thought we knew about public art. Called “Dreams, Diaspora and Destiny,” this futuristic multimedia experience is helping to define the future of Mural Arts in Philly.