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LGBTQ

Local activists demand vice principal be fired after transphobic incident at N.J. restaurant

Transphobic incident N.J.

LGBTQ

Revamped Philly Pride moved to Labor Day weekend

Philly Pride

Social Media

Transphobic incident at N.J. restaurant results in school district's investigation of vice principal's involvement

Transphobic Incident Galloway

Politics

At Dr. Rachel Levine's Senate hearing, Rand Paul equates gender reassignment surgery to 'genital mutilation'

Rachel Levine senate Confirmation

Controversies

Pa. state legislator shares transphobic meme on Facebook mocking ex-health secretary Levine

rachel levine meme

U.S. Supreme Court

With Fulton v. Philadelphia, U.S. Supreme Court is poised to decide a new LGBT rights issue

SCOTUS fulton v philadelphia

2020 Election

Delaware's Sarah McBride to become nation's first transgender state senator

Delaware transgender state senator

Supreme Court

Supreme Court to hear Philadelphia foster care case involving LGBTQ rights, religious freedom

supreme court foster barrett

LGBTQ

Transgender activist Kendall Stephens says police who investigated her assault were 'unsympathetic'

kendall stephens hrc interview

Children's Health

CHOP opens gender and sexuality development clinic in New Jersey

CHOP gender and sexuality development clinic

Adult Health

Lesbian, gay and bisexual people may be more prone to migraines

LGB migraine risk

Charges

D.A. Krasner announces charges in alleged attack of transgender woman

krasner charges transgender assault

LGBTQ

Trump campaign adviser calls Pa. Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine 'this guy' in Twitter smear

Levine Ellis Twitter

Controversies

Wolf condemns Bloomsburg Fair incident as LGBTQ+ groups demand written apology for Dr. Rachel Levine

Wolf Levine Bloomsburg

Controversies

Bloomsburg Fair denies transphobic motive for dunk tank with Pa. Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine impersonator

Rachel Levine Bloomsburg Fair

Food & Drink

Devil's Den creates cocktail to raise funds for LGBTQ+ nonprofit

Devil's Den cocktail

Investigations

Arrest warrant issued for suspect in killing of transgender woman Dominique Rem’mie Fells

Dominique Rem'mie Fells

LGBTQ

Death of transgender woman ruled a homicide; gruesome slaying shakes community

Dominique Rem'mie Fells

Fundraising

Oyster House matching donations to LGBTQ+ organization The Attic

Pride Month

Music

Philadelphia LGBTQ artist VINCINT is behind the new 'Queer Eye' song

vincint singer queer eye

Festivals

PrideFLIX is a five-week virtual film festival celebrating LGBTQ+ stories

Pride film festival

Children's Health

Bullying a common precursor before LGBTQ youth suicides, Yale study finds

LGBTQ youth bullying

Controversies

Pa. Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine checks 'insulting' reporter who called her 'sir'

Rachel Levine Griffin

LGBTQ

New cafe Mina's World adds inclusivity to West Philly coffee scene

Mina's Coffee West Philly

LGBTQ

Philadelphia police hire first transgender recruit in department's history

Transgender Philly Police

Sixers

Sixers hosting Pride Night for Thursday's game against Brooklyn Nets

Sixers Pride Night

Mental Health

More teens are coming out as LGBTQ, but suicide attempts remain high

LGBTQ Teens Attempted Suicide

Theater

LGBTQ productions take center stage during 2020 Philly Theatre Week

Philly Theatre Weeks Ants Log

Education

Demonstrators greet Mike Pence in West Philly during visit to Catholic school

Mike Pence West Philly

Lawsuits

Lehigh Valley man sues U.S. Postal Service, alleges he was fired for being gay

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Health News

GLAAD calls for Facebook to remove misleading ads about HIV prevention drug PrEP

Truvada PrEP Facebook ads

Merriam-Webster

Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2019 is 'they'

Merriam-Webster's word of the year is 'they'

Religion

Conservative Catholics start petition in opposition to potential successor to Archbishop Chaput

Archbishop Chaput successor

TV

Ellen DeGeneres surprises Philadelphia couple with wedding gift

Ellen Show Sulsenti Austin Wedding

LGBTQ

New Arcila-Adams Trans Resource Center connects community in 'much needed safe space'

Arcila-Adams William Way 2

Fitness

Out & About festival in Manayunk includes spin class with drag queen

The Wall Cycling Studio hosting Drag Queen Spin

Sixers

Sixers employee Lee Cary, leader of team's LGBTQ initiatives, shares coming out story

Sixers lgbtq story

Films

New film chronicles the story of a transgender gamer

Narcissa Wright Scene 09162019

Food & Drink

MilkBoy launching new drag brunch series

MilkBoy launching drag brunch series

Alternative Medicine

Temple, other Philly-area health care facilities earn LGBTQ-friendly distinction

lgbtq friendly health care philly

Higher Education

Bryn Mawr named country's most LGBTQ-friendly college by Princeton Review

Bryn Mawr LGBTQ college

Politics

Ocean County mayor campaigns against LGBTQ curriculum in schools

Barnegat mayor LGBTQ cirriculum

Videos