This year we are happy to introduce you to the conference official App!

The App has many features:

  • Connect you with other attendees and presentors at the conference. Sync your profile to Facebook or LinkedIn and network with other attendees.  
  • View the conference agenda, plenary speaker line-ups, and the topics that will be covered.
  • Connect with us and provide immediate feedback on our workshop
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President Trump tweeted this morning that the US will not “accept or allow” any transgender person to serve in the military because of “ tremendous medical costs and disruption." Read more...

We are pleased to announce the Mazzoni’s Sisterly L.O.V.E. program has been awarded $6,000 from the Bread & Roses Community Fund’s Future Fund.  The award was part of Bread & Roses’ Spring 2017 Giving Project, which distributed a total of $266,000 in grants to local movements and groups “fighting for real change.”

Developed for transgender women by transgender women,  Sisterly L.O.V.E. seeks to provide its members with leadership development and skill-building training, with the Read more...

2017 Justice in Action Honoree Mara Keisling
More than 160 people attended this year’s Justice in Action luncheon on Friday, February 10 at Loews Philadelphia Hotel, which raised a record-breaking $62,000 in support of Mazzoni Center Legal Services.  Event co-chairs Michael D. Soileau and Jessica Meller, Esq., expressed their gratitude to guests and sponsors for their generous support. 
 
“We’re very fortunate to have a community of legal professionals and so many others in Philadelphia who recognize and Read more...

Yesterday the Trump administration made it official: it is backing away from protecting the rights of transgender and gender nonconforming youth to fair treatment in America’s schools.  Officials from the Department of Justice and the Department of Education, under the new leadership of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, issued a joint letter that reverses legal guidance by the Obama administration last May, which, among other points, explained that a school engages in discrimination when denying transgender students access to school Read more...

Mara Keisling

On February 10, Mazzoni Center recognized and honored Mara Keisling, Founder and Executive Director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, at our eighth annual Justice in Action luncheon for her groundbreaking work on behalf of trans and nonbinary individuals within the LGBTQ community.

Shortly before the event, we spoke with Keisling to learn more Read more...