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April 14, 2017 - Statement from Jimmy Ruiz, MD on behalf of Mazzoni Center's Board of Directors

On April 13, 2017, Dr. Robert Winn tendered, and we accepted, his resignation as medical director of Mazzoni Center.  We have taken immediate steps to ensure his patients are cared for by our medical Read more...

March 31 marks the annual Trans Day of Visibility, created to celebrate the existence of trans and gender nonconforming people everywhere.  An important counterpoint to the annual Trans Day of Remembrance, TDOV is a reminder of the very real courage and resiliency trans people demonstrate every day, whether through public activism or simply through living as their authentic selves in a world where discrimination, harassment, and sometimes brutal violence is directed at them for no other reason than who they are.  It's also a great opportunity Read more...
This week (March 27-31) marks the 15th annual National LGBT Health Awareness Week, and Mazzoni Center is  proud to be among the 97 partner organizations across the U.S. supporting this initiative.  Started in 2003 and held each year by the National Coalition for LGBT Health, this week serves to educate the LGBT community as well as policymakers about health disparities in the LGBT community. 
 
The theme for this year’s National LGBT Read more...
What do social and emotional supports have to do with health outcomes?  A great deal, as it turns out – particularly when it comes to the bisexual community.
 
March marks the fourth consecutive year that the Boston-based Bisexual Resource Center (BRC) will celebrate Bisexual Health Awareness Month (BHAM).  Through a dedicated social media campaign, BHAM aims to raise awareness of health disparities within the bisexual+ community and Read more...
Starting in March, every first Friday of the month from 9:00 p.m. to midnight, Mazzoni Center’s The Real Impact Project (aka TRIP) will host "TRIP Nights" at the Washington West Project (1201 Locust Street). TRIP Nights offers a safe space for gay/bisexual men of color to come and express themselves in a freeing environment with peers along with providing testing for Read more...

The Pennsylvania Senate passed a bill ealier today by a vote of 32-18 that would amend Pennsylvania’s current Abortion Control Act to change the current 24-week cutoff for abortions to 20 weeks except in cases of an extreme medical emergency. The bill would also make a safe, medically accepted technique called “dilation and evacuation” illegal, and would criminalize doctors for performing it.  

Opponents of the bill, including the Pennsylvania Medical Society, say the bill simply limits legal access Read more...