The opening reception for our 2016 Philadelphia Trans Health Conference on Thursday, June 9 was a great success, with hundreds of attendees and guests from around the country gathering at Voyeur Nightclub in Center City to connect with friends old and new, network, enjoy food and drinks, and plan their activities during the three-day conference. 

Special thanks to our Opening Reception Supportive Sponsor and Ally  Read more...

UPDATE (May 13, 2016):  On the heels of the powerful speech by Attorney General Loretta Lynch last week, the U.S. Department of Education is issuing guidance to school districts telling them to allow students access to restrooms based on their gender identity. While the letter does not have the force of law, it contains an implicit threat of possible lawsuits or a loss of federal aid. Mazzoni Legal and Public Policy Director Thomas Ude, Jr. Read more...

Mazzoni Center Elixir event LGBT Philadelphia DJ KRK Tabu ChariTDance
If you haven’t caught Spring Fever yet we wouldn’t blame you, given that it was snowing just a few days ago.  But this Saturday night a pair of community advocates and artists are hoping you’ll join them for a lively and “illuminating” night they've dubbed Spring Fever at Tabu Lounge & Sports Bar (200 S. 12th Street), to get your dance on and help raise funds for Mazzoni Center.
 
HRC HEI Mazzoni Center LGBT Healthcare Equality Human Rights Campaign

Mazzoni Center is proud to announce that we have been recognized as a "Leader in Healthcare Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization.   Read more...

In this video we hear from Blair, a client and longtime supporter of Mazzoni Center, on how the organization has impacted her life, and the lives of others in Philadelphia’s LGBTQ communities.

Blair points to the significant gains in visibility and recognition made by LGBTQ communities over the years.  “I’m very happy to be a witness to the progress that the community has made,” she says.

“When our community - the Mazzoni community - is healthy and vibrant, that makes the Philadelphia community stronger, more healthy and vibrant,” Blair Read more...

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