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Muslim community sends message

“The clear message of ‘Love for all. Hatred for none.’ came across loud and clear,” says Central Voice editor and publisher Frank Pizzoli, (right) July 15 at an annual Muslim gathering with …

Church of England demands ban on conversion therapy

The Church of England Synod has issued a call for the government to ban the practice of conversion therapy aiming to change sexual orientation. The church's call to action came after hearing …

Helping with Pride 1 year old; seeking volunteers

“We want to raise the profile of the LGBT community in a positive manner” is what Travis Woodyard told Central Voice. One year later the all-volunteer Helping with Pride group is formally …

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LGBT Pages 2017

The LGBT directory for central PA!

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These are tough times. LGBT people around the country face a climate of uncertainty, discrimination, and fear that imperils the progress towards equality for which we have …

Exhibition of students' artwork

The Art Association of Harrisburg’s annual exhibition of students' art is on display in the association's annual exhibition. Work by students from the past year’s art classes is on display in …

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Pride Guide 2017

Pride Guide directory from Central Voice


Have you ever heard of Malidoma Patrice Somé, PhD? He’s an initiated elder in the indigenous Dargara tradition in his village in Dano, Burkina Faso, West Africa. I had the honor of experiencing a …


Events coming out of Washington in the days since January 20, have many in our community scared and angry. If you have those feelings and failed to vote in November 2016 for …

Clever mix of history and novel

Without history there is no freedom. And the history that Martin Duberman masterfully unravels in Jews, Queers, Germans is remarkable for the territory covered. Duberman calls the book a …


We are used to hearing politicians and others complaining about being quoted out of context.

Progress for workplace equality

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Getting to know you: Chris Thomas

Who is this tall drink of water from North Carolina? Meet Chris Thomas (and get to know a little more about him). CV: Who most influenced the person you are today? CT: I’ve often …