I attended the hearing last night organized by the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations (PCHR). I am grateful to all who testified and am humbled at the courage they displayed. I also heard loud and clear the call to stop looking to people of color to be the only ones pointing out, explaining, and coming up with solutions to racism and discrimination. As a community member and Read more...

We are pleased to share the official dates of next year’s Philadelphia Trans Health Conference, which will take place Thursday, September 7 through Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  
 
We give a great deal of thought to the timing and planning of the conference each year – and sometimes our plans are impacted by logistics outside our control, such as the availability of the Pennsylvania Convention Center and of sufficient hotel rooms in the area to Read more...

*Updated 10/11/16 with details about the upcoming PCHR Town Hall meeting.  See below.

There’s been a great deal of turmoil in Philadelphia’s LGBTQ communities in recent months - and many would rightly point out, for much longer.  The issues of racism and discrimination are not new, but the conversation has intensified, and several recent incidents have brought a heightened awareness and sense of outrage.

In addition to Saturday's Philly Trans* March, this weekend marks the annual Outfest event, Read more...

This Saturday, October 8th, marks the 6th annual Philly Trans* March, which will kick off at 3:00 p.m. at Thomas Paine Plaza, 1401 JFK Blvd, just across from City Hall.  

The sole purpose of the Philly Trans* March is to inspire all trans and gender non-conforming people to realize a world where they are safe, loved, and empowered. We strive to create a space for our diverse communities to unite and achieve the social justice and equality that each of us deserves.

Philly Trans* March is not only a Read more...

This year marks the 30th anniversary of AIDS Walk Philly, which will take place on Sunday, October 16 at the Eakins Oval.  Over the years this event, organized by the AIDS Fund of Philadelphia, has raised over $16 million dollars to provide vital services and support for people in our area who are living with HIV/AIDS. 

In past years, individual walkers/runners and teams participating in AIDS Walk Philly could designate the funds they raised Read more...

Vernon Brown
This summer it’s time to get In Formation - and to find out some key information about your HIV status and sexual health.
 
Beyonce Formation World Tour (Chicago)We're excited to announce that Mazzoni’s TRIP program (aka The Real Impact Project) will be raffling off a pair of tickets to Beyonce’s September 29 performance at Lincoln Financial Field as part of the Formation Read more...