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International Update - tajikistan

Rising global LGBT crackdown

By late October, a government journal in the former Soviet republic of Tajikistan announced that the country’s interior ministry had compiled a registry of “proven” gays and lesbians, reports …

Trans access to essentials

NY county's trans employees covered

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced a settlement with the County of Oswego to ensure that transgender county employees and retirees have access to essential health care coverage …

Winter exhibition to honor

Art Association membership's event

The ever-popular Art Association of Harrisburg Winter Membership Exhibition” Figuratively Speaking” opens Jan. 12. A reception, sponsored by AAH Board Member Randy Michener, will be held from …

Change does indeed happen

When we have a seat at the table

Just over six years ago, I had the pleasure of being introduced to the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund, an organization dedicated to “change the face and voice of America’s politics and achieve …

LGBT Election Round-up

Rainbows in the voting booth

Forty years ago, Harvey Milk became one of the first openly gay officials in the United States in 1977, when he was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Tragically, he was killed the …

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LGBT Pages 2017

The LGBT directory for central PA!

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Take Graffiti home

A wave of love

Hey there! I'm Graffiti! Forget all those silly superstitions about black cats! We aren't bad luck and we definitely aren't evil! Especially me!

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On being an LGBTQIAAA+ ally

What does it mean to be an ally to folks on the LGBTQIAAA+ spectrum? What is the role of the ally in supporting those on the spectrum?

Non-stop assaults continue

TransCentralPA Topics

Inarguably 2017 has not been a great year for the LGBT community. The assaults on us and our brothers and sisters have been virtually non-stop. We read every day about some …

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Sexual harassment under the law

Allegations of sexual harassment in the worlds of media, politics, and entertainment have dominated the headlines in recent weeks. But what exactly is sexual harassment, and how can employers avoid …


Let’s talk individuality

Are you comfortable “being yourself?” This may seem like a silly question. Who else would we be if we aren’t being ourselves? And yet, do you …

Treating the flu

There are antiviral drugs

Most people with the flu have mild illness and do not need medical care or antiviral drugs. If you get sick with flu symptoms, in most cases, you should stay home and avoid contact with other people …