My name is Tony Rodriguez. I am a physician who has practiced family medicine in Philadelphia for 25 years. Today I am writing as Mazzoni Center’s new Board President on behalf of the full board.
 
Before I go any further, there’s something we would all like to say: We failed. And we are deeply sorry.
 
This is a challenging time for Mazzoni, no question. There has been a great deal of conversation, especially in recent days and weeks, about issues and events that have created concerns for people over what, we are learning, Read more...
Every year Mazzoni Center works to ensure the Philadelphia Trans*-Health Conference will be accessible to as many attendees as possible, in a number of ways - first and foremost by offering the 250+ workshops in the general track of the conference free of charge.  Our staff also works to make the conference physically accessible to the many people with disabilities who attend every year, whether that means connecting people with mobility needs with wheelchairs or escorts, ensuring that service dogs are welcome, or arranging ASL Read more...
Shawnese Givens Mazzoni Center LGBT Behavioral Health Counseling Philadelphia

Already this year, twenty-one transgender people have been murdered in the United States. Imagine how startling this figure is to a parent whose child has expressed gender nonconformity, or someone whose partner has just come out as trans. Fortunately, there are a growing number of organizations, including Mazzoni Center and the Trans-Health Information Project at GALAEI, that offer direct services, support and resources for trans or gender nonconforming individuals in the Philadelphia area. But where can Significant Others, Families, Friends or Allies of people of trans experience - also Read more...

#A1PHA program Mazzoni Center HIV/AIDS

    A few months ago, a member of our #A1PHA community at Mazzoni Center came in for assistance in writing his resume. In teaching him the skills to write a great resume, we had a conversation about his past as well as his goals. He shared the story of how he left his family at a young age because they weren’t accepting of his sexual orientation. In order to support himself, he was forced to drop out of high school so that he can take on a few part time “under the table Read more...