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WILL ADVANCES BE REVERSED?

LGBTQ Equality Caucus condemns anti-LGBTQ legislation

As the Pennsylvania House and Senate prepare to return to session this fall, a bicameral group of lawmakers has vowed to fight anti-LGBTQ legislation that is being prepared by some House …

EXpECTED BY MID 2020

PennDOT hopes to allow 'X' gender designation on driver’s license

With a target date of mid-2020, PennDOT is gearing up to allow licensed motorists not to disclose their genders on their driver's licenses. Motorists will be able to select “X’ on the …

IS THERE A PATTERN?

What? Jerry Falwell Jr. giving ‘personal trainer’ expensive real estate?

Another day, another strange business dealing involving homophobic Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. and a young man in his early 20s. Real estate records and university emails show …

Spotlight shines at annual event Sept 21

Winners of FAB 2019 announced

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, the LGBT Center of Central PA will host FAB 2019 Sept. 21, at the Hershey Lodge. The event will focus on Celebrating a Legacy of Resistance and …

2019 Austin Award Winner

Vocalist Gina Chavez at PSU Harrisburg

Gina Chavez, a 12-time Austin Music Award winner, including 2019 Austin Female Vocalist of the Year, appears Oct. 4 at the Kulkarni Theatre, Penn State Harrisburg. Chavez often travels with her …

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Dauphin Co. Park's Wildwood Park

Nature at its best right here in the burg

Wildwood Park, a 210 acre gem is known for its 90-acre shallow lake and over 6 miles of trails. The park is within the city of Harrisburg and is administered and maintained by the Dauphin …

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YOUR MOM BAREBACKED

Barebacking is dead. Long live Barebacking!

Leave it to science and rational thinking to ruin a popular sexual taboo. The “bareback” label for sex without a condom has faded in the age of pre-exposure prophylaxis …

Our 'Pride" is definitely showing!

Another incredible Central PA Pride Festival

With an estimated attendance of 7,000, Central PA Pride Festival held its second event in Soldiers and Sailors Mall on the grounds of the PA State Capitol July 27.

EVENT UNDERSCORES LANCASTER PROGRESS

Lancaster Pride beats heat wave!

With a triple-digit heat wave factor, Lancaster Pride ushered in a successful event July 20 at Clipper Magazine Stadium.  In recent months, Lancaster experienced the formation of the LGBTQ+ …

Perfect 2-day celebration

Thousands enjoyed 2019 York Equality Fest

York Equality Fest, Aug. 3 and 4, drew about 2,000 attendees to Penn Park. The event's lead organizer Carla Christopher said the festival represents “The York County I want to live …

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First ever Pride event in Carlisle

For the first time ever, Carlisle celebrated Pride Week with nine days of events, June 22-30. Carlisle Pride's events celebrated and educated people on the LGBTQ community during Pride …

The Blake late show

Laughter was with me all along

This is the first in a series of stories of my incredible and innovative journey beyond sexual assault. It will hopefully open up healthy dialogues about sexual assault in our LGBT communities. I …

At Your Dauphin Co. Library

Good reads for cool days

Don’t stop reading just because summer is over. Here’s a list that covers the gamut from true crime, memoir, fun-loving romance, coming-of-age stories in far-away places, and even a good …