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Drag queen Valencia Prime dies after collapsing on stage at Gayborhood bar

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Government

To protect LGBTQ youth in Pa. from conversion therapy, Gov. Wolf signs order discouraging its use

Gov Wolf Executive Order

LGBTQ

Transgender swimmer Lia Thomas nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year award

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Shopping

Pop-up market at Mural City Garden to highlight LGBTQ small businesses

Philly Queer Flea

Education

Lancaster County school district adopts athletic policy restricting trans students in sports

Trans Sports Lancaster County

Celebrities

Carl Nassib pledges to match $100,000 in donations to LGBTQ nonprofit for Pride Month

Carl Nassib

Health News

Virtua Health's new primary care practice to focus on LGBTQ+ community in South Jersey

Virtua Pride

Parties

Franklin Institute's 'Science After Hours' series continues with Summer Ball on June 24

Franklin Institute Summer Ball

LGBTQ

Global swimming organization bars transgender athletes from women's competitions

Swimming FINA

History

William Way Center to host public exhibition, memorial ceremony to honor Philadelphians lost during AIDS crisis

William Way Center

Government

Pennsylvania bill would limit discussions of gender identity, sexual orientation in elementary schools

Transparency Bill

Food & Drink

Stina Pizzeria's next monthly charity dinner to feature collaborative Indonesian menu

Stina Pride Month

Government

Gov. Wolf to Pennsylvania Republicans: 'Leave trans kids alone'

PA Trans Sports Ban

History

50 years ago, Dr. John E. Fryer shifted views of homosexuality in a bold speech to the APA

John Fryer APA

LGBTQ

Swimmer Lia Thomas to pursue Olympics after Penn graduation

Lia Thomas GMA

Arts & Culture

Hyatt Centric Hotel to celebrate Pride Month with artist reception, craft market

Hyatt Centric Pride Month

Mental Health

Runner treks 370 miles across Pennsylvania to raise money for LGBTQ+ youth mental health

Trevor Project Runner

Government

New Jersey will seek changes to transgender inmate policy

Jail cell

Arts & Culture

Sofitel in Rittenhouse to host drag tea series benefiting LGBTQ community center

Sofitel Pride

Festivals

This year's 'reimagined' Pride March to mark 50th anniversary of first Philly Pride day

PHL Pride

Government

Pennsylvania House approves bill that would ban transgender athletes from playing women's sports

Pennsylvania transgender bill

LGBTQ

Addiction recovery program that serves trans and gender non-conforming people opens center in West Philly

Morris Home

Education

Gov. Murphy's comments reignite controversy over New Jersey's sex education standards

NJ Education

Education

Pennsylvania schools have banned books more often than every state but Texas since last summer

Pennsylvania Book Bans

Government

Pennsylvania bill would ban transgender athletes from playing women's sports, but Gov. Wolf vows to veto it

PA Transgender Sports Ban

Government

Dr. Rachel Levine named as one of USA Today's Women of the Year

Dr. Rachel Levine Women of the Year

Mental Health

Conversion therapy increases LGBTQ people's risk of depression, suicide, study finds

Conversion Therapy LGBTQ

Media

Transgender athletes deserve 'same respect,' Penn swimmer Lia Thomas tells Sports Illustrated

Lia Thomas Penn swimmer

Mental Health

LGBTQ youth with eating disorders have increased risk of suicide, study finds

LGBTQ Study Trevor Project

Books

Disney's first openly LGBTQ lead characters based on book by West Chester author

Brian Zepka Novel

LGBTQ

Penn swimmer Lia Thomas sets six records at Ivy League Championships

Lia Thomas Penn swimmer

LGBTQ

Transgender Penn swimmer Lia Thomas cleared by NCAA ruling to compete in next month's championships

Lia Thomas Penn swimmer

LGBTQ

Transgender swimmer Lia Thomas has unfair advantage, 16 Penn teammates write in unsigned letter

Penn Transgender Swimmer

Government

Pennslvania lawmakers seek to modernize 'antiquated' system for name-changes

LGBTQ Equality Caucus Name Change

Food & Drink

LGBTQ-owned, ice cream shop embraces Philly roots, rebrands

igloo ice cream south street

Government

New Jersey lawmakers vote to codify right to same-sex marriage

New Jersey Same-sex Marriage

Mental Health

Hormone therapy linked to lower suicide risk for transgender youth, study finds

Hormone therapy transgender youth

Education

Philly school district will allow students to identify as nonbinary on school forms

School District of Philadelphia nonbinary students

Entertainment

Franky Bradley's to host Holiday Cabaret Fundraiser to benefit LGBTQ youth

Franky Bradley's Cabaret Show

Social Justice

New activist organization aims to reimagine Philly pride, plans march for June

Philly Pride Collective

Arts & Culture

'Love and Grit' campaign to celebrate local artists, minority-owned businesses in Philly

Love and Grit Storefronts Project Philly

LGBTQ

Indiana congressman doubles down on transphobic tweet about Rachel Levine

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