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Pro wrestlers - how they met

Pro US wrestler Anthony Bowens and his partner, fitness instructor and aspiring actor Michael Pavano, have opened up about how they met. Bowens came out as bisexual via an op-ed on OutSports …


That time ‘Will & Grace’ forgot HIV exists

The revived Will & Grace television comedy has some pithy things to say about aging as gay men and our need to create families where find them. The producers of the show, which is already a hit with …

Why on earth do they need to know

Ask about sexual orientation?

Health professionals in England are to be told to ask patients aged 16 or over about their sexual orientation, under new National Health Service guidelines. NHS England said no-one would be forced …

Nov. 3 event in Harrisburg

FAB honorees announced

The LGBT Community Center of Harrisburg has announced the 2017 FAB Award Honorees. Mara Keisling, Dickinson College, and Adanjesús Marín – will be recognized Nov. 3 at One FAB …

Central Voice’s Frank Pizzoli interview

Novelist White featured in book

Called “his eminence grise” of gay male literature, Edmund White, 77, is now part of the well-respected University of Mississippi's "Conversations with…" series. A Broadway of bold face …

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LGBT Pages 2017

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PUBLISHER'S NOTE - Back to activist school?

With Fall here and schools opening doors again, is it time for us to go back to activist school? Or advocate or ally school or whatever activity sharpens your social justice …

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Take O'Shea home

I can't wait to meet you!

Full speed ahead with me, O'Shea! I'm a one-year-old pit bull terrier mix who arrived here in May. I'm so young, athletic and nimble that my friends here quickly learned that a high fence is just a …

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Gay friendly old Catholic church?

If an LGBT former or currently practicing Catholic wanted to worship in a welcoming environment, the region is home to The Old Catholic Church. Locally, the Most Rev. Michael J. Scalzi shepards …

Local Transgender Day of Remembrance Nov. 20

TransCentralPA Topics

Newtown, Orlando, Charleston, San Bernardino, Aurora, Las Vegas and more are names of communities that conjure up horrific events. When these senseless killings take place, we …

It's time to be yourself


By Dr. Terry Drew Kaaren Do you get criticized by others for thinking and acting “outside the box?” I wouldn’t be surprised. I certainly do. And, like attracts like! I …

The Law and you

Expunging your criminal record

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, nearly one in three adult Americans has a criminal record.  In Pennsylvania, those records are publicly available and can …