Action. 

It’s a word that can have many meanings, but one particular interpretation is our favorite: “an act that one consciously wills and that may be characterized by physical or mental activity.” 
 
An action can be something we do as individuals, or it can be something done by a larger institution, like Mississippi’s Religious Liberty Accommodations Act, which has the potential to further marginalize the LGBTQ community by masking discrimination with religious freedom. 

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...

Mazzoni Center celebrates the work of Greg Nevins of Lambda Legal and the many others who have worked for years to bring about Tuesday
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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...