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Reading Pride flag raising dashed

The Reading Eagle reports that Pride Flag raising in the city was cancelled at the last minute, reported by Mayor Wally Scott. In response to the incident and posted on the Reading Pride’s …


Known nationwide for his work, succumbs to cancer

John Folby peacefully succumbed to cancer July 11. He was known nationwide for his work with HIV and the LGBT community, In the early days of the AIDS crisis, Folby lead the effort in …

Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Ctr lends support

Community center joins transgender discrimination suit

Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center has joined Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) and 32 other LGBT organizations in filing a "friend of the court" brief in support …

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First ever Pride event in Carlisle

For the first time ever, Carlisle celebrated Pride Week with nine days of events, June 22-30. Carlisle Pride's events celebrated and educated people on the LGBTQ community during Pride …

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Downtown York welcomes new resource center for LBGTQA+

The ribbon was cut May 31 on the York LGBTQIA+ Resource Center. The York Center is located at 15 N. Cherry Lane, off of Cherry Lane Park in downtown York City. The center is inside the I.D.E.A.S. …

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Daughter of Holocaust survivors educates others

“My work involves engaging people in the lessons learned from the Holocaust,” Lillian Rappaport, 68, tells Central Voice. She is the daughter of Holocaust survivors. Polish Jews sent …

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How natural is ‘Natural Law?’

First, some good news. This spring the U.S. Supreme Court declined to take up a challenge to the transgender bathroom policy approved in 2018 by the Boyertown Area School District, leaving students …

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Visibility is important all year long

Visible, to be seen.  As transgender individuals this one word can be both terrifying and yet so freeing and it is so very important to us all.  On March 31 we celebrated Transgender Day of …

Strategic Plan Moving forward

Strategies and leading with our values

Six months ago, we introduced the LGBT Center’s new Vision, Mission, and Values and 2019-2021 Strategic Plan to our communities. This was the culmination of a year’s worth of work …


Erie City Council passes conversion therapy ban

Erie City Council passed an ordinance June 5 prohibiting mental health practitioners from conducting conversion therapy on a minor to change their sexual orientation or gender identity. This was the …