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  1. City names inaugural LGBT Affairs deputy directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Philadelphia Gay News

    The Ursinus College graduate will report to Director of LGBT Affairs Amber Hikes, whom she will assist, support and advise about the needs of the local LGBT community. She will also serve as a liaison to the community and spearhead LGBT-focused educational initiatives among the public and city employees.

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  2. City names inaugural LGBT Affairs deputy directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Philadelphia Gay News

    The Ursinus College graduate will report to Director of LGBT Affairs Amber Hikes, whom she will assist, support and advise about the needs of the local LGBT community. She will also serve as a liaison to the community and spearhead LGBT-focused educational initiatives among the public and city employees.

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  3. Amended CHIP bill advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Philadelphia Gay News

    The state Senate this week passed a bill to reauthorize the state's Children's Health Insurance Program that includes a stipulation that funding cannot be used for gender-confirmation surgery. The 37-13 vote on Wednesday came a day after lawmakers voted to limit the scope of the bill's impact on trans youth.

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  4. Obituary: Jessica Palmer-Nelson, chef, 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Philadelphia Gay News

    Personal chef and active community volunteer Jessica Palmer-Nelson is being remembered by friends for her generosity, positivity and insatiable smile. Johnson met Palmer-Nelson through their joint involvement with the Whosoever Metropolitan Community Church.

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  5. Sheriff's directive aims to advance trans safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Philadelphia Gay News

    A new directive from the Philadelphia Sheriff's Department strives to ensure the safety of transgender individuals. Sheriff Jewell Williams signed "Interaction with Transgender Individuals" during a press conference Friday at City Hall, making his the first sheriff's department in Pennsylvania to implement such a policy.

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  6. Day in the Life of: Aclu Pa's transgender-advocacy coordinator and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | Philadelphia Gay News

    Naiymah Sanchez interviewed five different trans-identified people in the Philadelphia Downtown Marriott's Logan Room the morning of Sept. 8 for a video series.

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  7. Allegations fly after Equality PA board member bootedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Philadelphia Gay News

    Statewide LGBT-rights organization Equality Pennsylvania last week sought legal intervention after a board member it recently removed shared financial information about the organization online. The boards of Equality PA and the Equality PA Education Fund voted Sept.

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  8. Celebration, calls for resistance at trans flag-raising ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Philadelphia Gay News

    Perseverance, strength and power were on display Thursday at Philadelphia City Hall, where the transgender flag was raised amid celebrations of trans triumphs and calls for continued resistance to oppression. The third-annual ceremony included remarks by city officials and organizers of the Philadelphia Trans Health Conference.

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  9. Trans woman appointed to police oversight commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Philadelphia Gay News

    Longtime trans advocate Naiymah A. Sanchez will serve on the city's revived Police Advisory Commission, a civilian watchdog agency that investigates complaints of police misconduct. The 13-member commission was without a trans commissioner for more than a decade, after the departure of trans woman Kathleen R. Padilla.

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  10. Boyertown Area School District will protect trans studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | Philadelphia Gay News

    The Boyertown Area School District became the target of a lawsuit when four cisgender students claimed their privacy was being violated while sharing facilities with trans students. However, Judge Edward G. Smith of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied a preliminary injunction from the Alliance Defending Freedom and Independence Law Center, organizations representing the cis students.

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  11. Perseverance. Strength. PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Philadelphia Gay News

    These three words are the theme of the 16th Annual Philadelphia Trans Health Conference. These words honor the transgender community, which continues overcoming obstacles and moving forward.

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  12. In tweetstorm, Trump unveils intent to ban trans military membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Philadelphia Gay News

    President Donald Trump issued a series of tweets Wednesday morning suggesting a ban on transgender people serving in the military. "After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military," he tweeted .

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  13. Transgender activist hosts community conversationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Philadelphia Gay News

    Trans Rights in PA with Naiymah Sanchez & ACLU-PA's Youth Leadership Outreach Team featured comments from ACLU leadership on trans issues and a Q&A portion following the event. "I want to acknowledge being in this position as a transgender woman of color and to extend my gratitude to all of you who are here tonight to learn the state of transgender rights in the state of Pennsylvania," Sanchez said.

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  14. Trans male lieutenant speaks on experiences in the militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Philadelphia Gay News

    Since coming out as a transgender man in the military, Lt. Shachar Erez started speaking publicly with audiences around the country about his experiences.

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  15. N.J. renews push for dismissal of trans birth-certificate caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Philadelphia Gay News

    New Jersey officials last week continued to urge the dismissal of a federal lawsuit seeking to allow trans people born in New Jersey to change the gender on their birth certificate without undergoing surgery. "Jane Doe" has gender dysphoria and seeks to change the gender designation on her birth certificate without undergoing surgery.

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  16. Twelve LGBT groups file brief in trans antibias caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Philadelphia Gay News

    A coalition of 12 LGBT-advocacy groups wants to be heard in a federal case that will determine whether trans people born in New Jersey can change the gender on their birth certificates without undergoing gender-confirmation surgery. The groups hope a federal judge will accept their amicus brief in a case filed by "Jane Doe," a New Jersey trans woman.

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  17. Trans author and activist to speak at Ursinus CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Philadelphia Gay News

    Trans author and activist Jennifer Finney Boylan is returning to Ursinus College, where she served as the Updike-Hoyer Writer in Residence in 2010, for a discussion on gender, resistance and the imagination in the current national climate. The talk takes place Feb. 23 at the Bomberger Auditorium.

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