Central PA's LGBT News Source

All the crimes of one in small towns

The power of storytelling and story sharing

When Nathan Manske spent a weekend in Harrisburg during the 2010 Central PA Pride Festival filming peoples’ stories, he told Central Voice he thinks about “all the armies of one …


Warhol protégé decamps in Milford

Hurriedly prepping for a Hong Kong AmfAR benefit and Art Basel Hong Kong, Christopher Makos tells Central Voice why he and his collaborative partner Paul Solberg chose Milford, PA for a …

Why choose religion?

Looking forward with a heart filled with hope

Although I normally do not put too much energy into my own birthdays, I recently turned the “big 65” and for some reason it turned into a meaningful day.  (My spiritual director once …

25 arrested in Turkey's pride march

'Appalling’ violence used against students

Reacting to the news that a Pride march organized by students on May 10 at the Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara has been violently broken up by police and 25 students arrested, Fotis …

Hong Kong’s only gay lawmaker

A brawl on floor of parliament

Hong Kong’s only gay legislator got into a brawl on the floor of Parliament as the cameras rolled live on television. Several lawmakers were injured during the fracas and one was taken to the …

Your guide to local resources

LGBT Guide 2019

The LGBT+ Guide for Central PA!

Click to view »

View the archive

Wild Storm #20

Confronted with finesse

Whether you have been with this arc from issue #1, or just jumped into the chaos due to the appearances of two fan-favorite characters, Wild Storm #20 will excite you with its fast-paced and action-packed story!

Our family of publications

Goal: fully protect LGBTQ people

LBGT Protection Bills Intro’d in PA's House, Senate

House Bill 1404 by Rep. Dan Frankel and Senate Bill 614 by Sen. Farnese are now in the legislative game. With similar language, they provide basic civil rights for LGBT individuals. That’s …


Our national WTF moment

Much has been written about how divided we are today. I agree that we are, although not so much on the either-or, right-left scale; it’s much more complicated than that. There’s …

Buttigieg calls out fellow dems

Identity politics ‘doesn’t get us very far’

Pete Buttigieg, reports Josh Lederman for NBC News, sought to diffuse weeks of fraught questions about white privilege and his struggles attracting minorities to his campaign by calling out fellow …

Be honest - are you Surprised?

Trump comes out against LGBT nondiscrimination protections law

A spokesperson for the White House has said that Donald Trump opposes the Equality Act. “The Trump administration absolutely opposes discrimination of any kind and supports the equal …

Lesbian, bisexual women at a higher risk

Health awareness is a woman's first step

Lesbian and bisexual women are part of a diverse community with various health concerns. While all women have specific health risks, lesbian and bisexual women are at a higher risk for certain …

Feel sorry for professed Christians who support Trump

The Terribly Tiny God of MAGA Christians

I feel sorry for professed Christians who support this President. They have a profound and fundamental spiritual problem: their God is too small. They passionately worship a deity made in their …