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Pennsylvania's Secretary of Health, Dr. Rachel Levine

Today is International Trans Day of Visibility, a day to celebrate trans people and raise awareness about the discrimination the trans community faces around the world. In this time of the unknown …

Covid-19 concerns

The Keystone Conference is “A Celebration of Gender Diversity” is hosted annually by TransCentralPA in Pennsylvania’s capital city of Harrisburg.     Joanne …

LGBT health risk factors

Allentown, PA — Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center joined with 113 other LGBT organizations today as signatory of a national open letter about coronavirus and the LGBT community.The …

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HIV+?

    By POZ.com UPDATED: What People with HIV Need to Know about the New Coronavirus New research is emerging about how the respiratory virus spreads and how people can protect …

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CLAIMS IT "REDEFINED FAMILY"

Anti-gay Republican votes against coronavirus testing bill 

The House of Representatives finally passed a coronavirus relief bill this past Monday night, but one Republican refused to vote for it because he said it “redefined family” by including …

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Pro wrestler Mike Parrow marries boyfriend

Loved ones of gay professional wrestler Mike Parrow came together recently to witness his wedding to his longtime boyfriend, Morgan Cole reports Dan Villarreal for LGBTQ Nation. The ceremony …

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Great reason for a walk

HARRISBURG WALK MAY 18 Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community supports 200+ worthy missions   2019 Walk raised $1.4 million – LGBT Inclusive  

AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania working remotely, ready to help

The AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania is working remotely and ready to help, according to the fabulous Ronda Goldfein, sleepless stalwart in the long-term fight on HIV discrimination and …

INTERVIEW

Silver linings in the future?

March 23, 2020 - When our telephone interview began, Pennsylvania had recorded 479 confirmed cases of COVID-19. The PA Department of Health had announced the first confirmed case in Dauphin County. …

ADVOCACY GROUPS WARN

LGBT people at heightened risk from coronavirus

Some of the most well-respected LGBTQ advocacy groups in the US, reports David Hudson for QUEERTY, – including HRC and GLAAD – have signed an open letter to remind “all …

BACKFIRED

NY Post Editor's horrific comparison: HIV to COVID-19

Michael Benjamin, a member of the New York Post Editorial Board and the newspaper’s associate editorial page editor since 2016, took to Twitter on March 16 to pose a grotesquely insensitive …

Queer artists of color wanted

GLO is working with Sprocket Mural Works to create a mural inside of GLO’s facility that reflects GLO's mission, vision, values and the experiences of those who access the center.  The …

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Exhibit showcases deaf artists and Bootleg Meets R76

The Art Association of Harrisburg is featuring a two-part exhibit until March 26. The exhibit showcases the work of State College-based artists Charles Feathers and R76 Feathers in Bootleg Meets …

BYU: Gay OK

Brigham Young University removed a ban on "homosexual behavior" from its honor code, the Mormon institution said Wednesday, in an effort to match …