Transgender Awareness Week starts on Monday, November 14 and ends on Transgender Day of Remembrance, Sunday, November 20, when communities around the world gather to remember and honor those whose lives were lost to transphobic violence, bigotry and hatred.
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.
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.
Mazzoni Center has joined with several other healthcare providers and LGBT organizations around the U.S. in calling on manufacturers of injectable estrogen to address the serious shortage that has been affecting trans women for the past several months. This shortage is affecting the availability of Delestrogen and its generic counterpart estradiol valerate in 40 mg/mL dosages, which is the preferred regimen for many transgender women.
Spokespersons for the companies that produce these injectable forms of estrogren have said that there is a manufacturing Read more...