The second series of workshops will focus on providing inclusive and affirmative medical care to transgender and gender non-conforming patients in a primary care setting and a professional development opportunity for educators to learn more about suicide intervention for LGBTQ youth from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. A community workshop will also be held for us to learn how to better support one another during challenging times!

Friday, June 8:

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Are you a bisexual, queer woman in a monogamous relationship with a man? Do you want to talk about what that is like? Mazzoni Center’s own Megan Crofford, LSW, MEd, is completing her PhD

It’s that time of the year again to be ready for open enrollment for health insurance! We’re here to help you.

This year, you only have six weeks to enroll for health insurance or change your current plan. Open Enrollment is now open through Friday, December 15, 2017.

Make sure you’re prepared by following these steps:

  • Make a list of all of your doctors and medications.
  • Gather your income documents (including paystubs and tax returns).
  • If you were born outside of the USA, locate your citizenship or
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I was baffled. Was this guy serious? He just asked me if I was “having fun yet” now that I was no longer using drugs or alcohol. Read more...

We were honored to join with GALAEI, Philly's Queer [email protected] Social Justice organization, on Monday, June 12 for their community BBQ in memory and recognition of the 49 lives taken at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida last year. 

It was an opportunity to gather in love and community with fellow service providers, friends and community members, to affirm the importance of safe spaces and of supporting vulnerable members of our communities, particularly LGBTQ people of color.

Guests at the event enjoyed food,

Pulse nightclub Orlando

On June 12, 2016, Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida was hosting their weekly "Latin Night."  The venue was packed with patrons – gay and straight, young and older – from the U.S., Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and elsewhere.  About 320 people were inside the club when at 2:02 a.m. a shooter entered the building and opened fire.  The ordeal went on for three hours before the gunman was brought down by police.

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