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2015: First Time Trans Flag was raised by the city of Philadelphia at the Conference.

The trans flag was raised for the first time at Philadelphia City Hall at the 2015 Philadlephia Trans Health Conference. Then Mayor Michael A. Nutter said this at the ceremony,  “As a lifelong LGBT advocate and ally, I am honored to demonstrate our support of Philadelphia’s diverse transgender community by flying the transgender pride flag. Philadelphia will continue to fight for just and equal treatment of all Read more...

Week in Review: January 25, 2019

Friday, February 7 from 5pm-9pm, the Trip Project and OUR Way programs of the Mazzoni Center will be collaborating with Tabu Lounge and Sports Bar for "Living: The Get Real Edition" in recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. The event will have door prizes, entertainment, giveaways, music, and food. 21+ | FREE.

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Week in Review for January 11, 2019

Kevin Fret, Openly Gay Latin Trap Artist, Is Shot and Killed in Puerto Rico

We are deeply saddened at the loss of openly gay Latin trap artist, Kevin Fret. Another member of our community gone far too soon.  Our hearts are with his loved ones. 

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Week in Review for January 4, 2019

Tatyana Woodward Named Person of The Year

Congratulations to Tatyana Woodard for being named PGN's 2018 Person of the Year honoree. Tatyana was reconized for the work that she continues to do for the trans community both here at Mazzoni Center and beyond. 
 
We are proud to have Tatyana a part of Mazzoni Center leading the OUR Way program to great Read more...
Recently, Mazzoni Center staff from all levels of the organization came together to form a softball team with the City of Brotherly Love Softball League— one of Philadelphia’s largest LGBTQ sports leagues. The team, managed by Technology and Data Coordinator Jay Alston, named themselves the Bad News Queers. Artist and Mazzoni Center Events and Volunteer Manager, Michael Kelly designed the team’s logo, which was printed on bold purple baseball shirts. Check out the City of Brotherly Love Softball League’s website at cblsl.org for the full schedule of this season Read more...
 
Want more FACTS? This past year, we’ve reached some amazing heights last year:
 
• our outreach and direct legal services for LGBTQ Pennsylvanians affected, informed, supported, and defended 3,000 people
• our counseling and behavioral health programs positively impacted 600 people through 8,500 hours of therapy
• our free HIV and STI testing services were Read more...