Unlike some other healthcare facilities, Mazzoni Center’s staff, patients and clients live in a shared community. This is a source of our strength. So, during this COVID-19 pandemic, taking care of our clients/patients also means we are taking care of our staff and each other. Our commitment to the health and safety of staff and volunteers and patients and clients is our highest priority.
 

Mazzoni Center’s Board of Directors announced today a transition plan for interim and permanent leadership for the organization. The plan focuses on ensuring continued fiscal and operational stability in the near term, while Read more...

On Saturday, June 3, Mazzoni Center’s The Real Impact Project (aka TRIP) is thrilled to welcome Big Freedia, aka the Queen of Bounce, for a night of music, dancing and community building at the University of the Arts in Center City Philadelphia.  TRIP is a social initiative designed to raise awareness regarding sexual health Read more...

Earlier today the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations held a press conference to announce the release of their report on racism and discrimination in Philadelphia’s LGBTQ community. 
 
We would like to thank the members of the PCHR for all of their work in putting this report together.  We also thank the many individuals who came forward to share their stories and experiences, which was surely not an easy Read more...
Did you know…?
49% of LGBTQ students report being cyber bullied 
55.5% of students feel unsafe at school because of their sexual orientation
38.7% because of their gender expression
 
Across the globe, millions of people go purple on Spirit Day, observed on the third Thursday of October, to stand against bullying and support LGBTQ youth. Purple signifies “spirit” on the gay pride flag
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C.C. Téllez has a passion for running.  She only got started a few years ago, but it’s clear from the way she talks about the sport, and from the time and energy she puts into it, just how much it means to her.  
 
Like a lot of runners, Téllez is also passionate about sharing the sport with others – which is how Lez Run Running Club came about.
 
The club was founded in November 2013, “by lesbian runners for lesbian runners Read more...