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...

The Board of Mazzoni Center joins with our staff in a shared commitment to address the issues of racism, bias, and discrimination within our LGBTQ communities. As a health and wellness organization serving this community, combating discrimination and recognizing and responding to its very real harm is central to Mazzoni’s mission. 

Board and staff are pro-actively taking steps to examine all internal processes to assure transparency and equity.

Creating Read more...

This is a difficult morning for many of us.  We are shaken, saddened, and scared as we witness the deep division of our nation.

For many of us, the results of yesterday’s election appear to endorse, reward, or at the very least forgive expressions of racism, misogyny, homophobia and transphobia, xenophobia, bullying, inciting violence and more.

So now, more than ever, we have to stand up for each other.  We have to be there for each other as colleagues and friends, as individuals and as communities.  We have to continue and deepen the work of healing Read more...

March 31 marks Trans Day of Visibility.  A day to celebrate the existence of trans and gender nonconforming people everywhere - and to recognize our especially vibrant and extremely diverse trans community here in Philadelphia.  
 
This day is an important counterpoint to the annual Trans Day of Remembrance, and a reminder of the very real courage and resiliency trans people demonstrate every day, whether through public activism or simply through living as their authentic selves in a world where discrimination, harassment, and sometimes brutal violence Read more...