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Business excellence award winners named

Keystone Business Alliance (KBA) has announced the winners of its second annual Business Excellence Awards. The honors will be presented at KBA's annual awards dinner and gala on January 24 at the …

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Bill Krenz earns well-due recognition

If there is one word that Bill Krenz wants to encourage and model for others, it’s respect. “Penn State Health is a solid force here in central Pennsylvania for inclusion and …

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York's Rainbow Rose Center to shine in 2020

Starting Jan. 1 the York LGBTQIA+ Resource Center will officially become the Rainbow Rose Center. All events, such as Equality Fest, Equality Fest Junior, Trans Day of Remembrance York, and Coming …


Local LGBT History Project receives grant

The LGBT History Project, housed at Dickinson College’s Archives & Special Collections, has been awarded a $10,000 Historical & Archival Records Care Grant from the Pennsylvania …

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Stonewall is not my legacy

One of my favorite movies is “Some Like It Hot,” starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon.It’s one of those old-time 1950s screwball comedies. At one point, Marilyn …

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I was warned ... but I went anyway

The health and well-being of our LGBTQ community depends on us all telling our stories. It is important the new generation understands the past. It is important the mature generation never …

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Summit brings together students, legislators

“Normal people, not lobbyists, influence legislature - real people,” state Rep. Patty Kim (Harrisburg, 3rd District) told The Central Voice on Oct. 26 at a Gay-Straight Alliance …

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Why Pete Buttigieg enrages the 'Young Left'

As Iowa and New Hampshire primaries draw near and South Bend’s boy wonder, Pete Buttigieg, seems buoyant in the all-important early-state polls, “Mayor Pete” has been perpetually …


Equitable healthcare focus of new book

Written by consumers, a new anthology Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health features some familiar names from the region. Edited by Adrian Shanker, founder and executive director of …

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Half of the U.S. population will be obese by 2030

Obesity continues to be a serious health problem in the U.S., contributing to heart disease, diabetes, joint disorders and even certain types of cancer. And according to the latest …

For your winter's reading

Debut novels, paranormal romances, mysteries

Looking for cozy reads during the winter months, try one or more of these titles.  You’ll find debut novels, paranormal romance, mystery, and more.  Remember, the Dauphin County …