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Many Presidential Candidates' plan to end HIV

The next president of the United States will represent over a million Americans living with HIV, and their administration will fund resources for the 40,000 people newly diagnosed with the virus each …

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Oct. 10 HRC Democratic Presidential town hall event

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) announced it will host a CNN Democratic presidential town hall in California this fall and the event will focus on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender …


Your chance to send message to the Supreme Court

Paid for by Housing Works/NYC and organized by Carrie Fisher, local advocate, a free bus ride is being offered to the Oct. 8 hearing. The US Supreme Court will hear arguments in three separate …


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 …

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 …

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Is Ryan Russell dating a white man bad?

Should it matter that Ryan Russell is dating a white man? Absolutely not! Does it matter? Unfortunately, yes. Though, not for the reason you think. We shared with you the fact that football player …

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Secretary DeVos' visit raises ire of group

LGBT Youth Group reacts to Secretary Ed's visit here

United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ visit Thurs., Sept. 19 in the Harrisburg area highlights the urgent need for why Pennsylvania must pass comprehensive LGBT-inclusive …

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.


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+ …

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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 …

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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 …

New study links suicide attempts and making transgender people cisgender

200,000 trans people exposed to conversion attempts

Harvard Medical School and its and McLean Hospital are believed to be the first to show an association between exposure to gender identity conversion efforts and adverse mental health outcomes among …