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National Center for Trans Equality Staff dissolved

As of Mon., Nov. 18 the nation’s preeminent transgender rights group is now a shell of its former self. The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), which started 2019 with a team of 23 …

First meeting Dec. 9, Grace Church

New Transgender support group for parents

Grace Church, 216 State Street, Harrisburg, is hosting a support group for parents, siblings, and friends of transgender individuals. The group's first meeting is scheduled for Mon., Dec. 9 at 7 …

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Drug-resistant bacteria spreads among gay, bisexual men

Research published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases shows a new and potentially disturbing finding: antibiotic resistant bacteria are showing up in stories of gay and bisexual …

open house Alder Health Services in hbg

On-site pharmacy enhances center's services

Boasting new, on-site pharmacy services developed through their partnership with Coordinated Care Network, Alder Health Services hosted 60 guests at an open house  on Nov. 7. The new service …

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PA bill would ban conversion therapy statewide

PA State Rep. Brian Sims has introduced House Bill 1293 that would ban the controversial practice of "conversion therapy" for individuals under the age of 18 across the state. Sims refers to the …

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Collaborate effort in York - the LGBTQIA+ Resource Center

“The LGBTQIA+ Resource Center is a touchpoint - a safe space and hub for all of the amazing but previously unlinked activism in the York region,” says founder and Board president Vicar …

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DICKINSON COLLEGE ANNUAL EXHIBIT

History 'Comes Out': LGBTQ+ spaces and places

History Comes Out: LGBTQ+ Spaces and Places, the LGBT Center of Central PA's annual exhibit at the Dickinson College Archives, is on the lower level of the Waidner-Spahr Library, 333 W. High Street, …

ART ASSOCIATION OF HARRISBURG

Art for the holidays in our city

"Texture, Fiber, and Form," an exhibit preently staged in Harrisburg is one of many events coordinated and sponsored by the Art Association of Harrisbirg. The exhibit runs until Jan. 2, 2020 in …

Returning to higher education post

Resignation from PA LGBT Commission

In a Facebook post on Nov. 7 Todd Snovel, executive director of the Pennsylvania LGBTQ Commission announced he is leaving that post and returning to the field of education. "The time has come to …

GOVERNMENT ORDERED TO PROVIDE LEGAL EQUIVALENT

Same-sex marriage ruling overturned but ...

The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of the government, overturning Chief Justice Anthony Smellie’s previous ruling that legalised same-sex marriage in the Cayman …

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PA Youth Congress fighting on many fronts

When you land on their web page the first words you see are - Speaking our truth to power. The PA Youth Congress, under the direction of Jason Landau Goodman, has been involved in many of …

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LGBTQ Pennsylvanians deserve lawful protections

Editor’s note: Besides members of the LGBTQ community wondering when Pennsylvania will join the 21stCentury and, finally, pass basic civil rights protections, our allies also wonder. Read what …

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The Central Voice's cartoon art on display

The Central Voice's cartoon art will be on display at Lancaster Museum of Art Nov. 1 – 17. There will be an opening during Lancaster’s First Friday on Friday, Nov 1 from 5 to 8pm. The …