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House and Senate Democrats took a stand against hate and bigotry in light of the Trump administration's preparation to implement the transgender military ban. Lucas Acosta, spokesperson for the … more
Dr. Jeannine Ruhsam, well known throughout the region, recently died unexpectedly. For more than a decade, Ruhsam was an advocate in Central Pennsylvania’s transgender community. With the … more
The LGBT Center of Central PA will be one of the collaborative partners for The Long Road to LGBTQ+ Equality in Pennsylvania, a traveling history exhibit that chronicles the efforts that … more
March 11, 2019 marks the 32nd anniversary of the unofficial founding of ACT UP, one of the most important queer advocacy groups in history. Without it, the worst days of the HIV epidemic … more
 The 2018 elections are now complete.   Nine percent of Americans still do not have health insurance and 30% more are under-insured, meaning that they cannot afford the health care … more
In a wave of progressive activism taking place during the Trump era, Tuesdays with Toomey has been one local group achieving consistent visibility. Fighting for LGBT issues is among their … more
Every year around now, I have written to tell you about the forthcoming Keystone Conference, and this year is no exception because it is an important event for the Susquehanna Valley … more
From social outlets and support groups to a new resource center and campaigns for local queer representatives, there are a variety of services available to help queer individuals and allies flourish … more
The new online application system for the Special Pharmaceutical Benefits Program (SPBP), called MRx Enroll, went live Feb. 12. This new tool helps simplify the enrollment process for clients that … more
Due to weather, the much-anticipated Feb. 20 opening of The Long Road to LGBTQ+ Equality in Pennsylvania at the State Capitol will be rescheduled for a date in mid-March. Click here to to see … more
UPMC Pinnacle presented more than 120 pieces of protective equipment, including vests, steel plates and helmets, to the Harrisburg Police Department in the Martin Luther King City Government … more
Cory Messinger was honored for his service to the Keystone Business Alliance at the organization’s Jan. 25 annual dinner.   Messinger served on the Alliance’s board of … more
The LGBT Center of Central PA Board of Directors recently recognized Shaashawn Dial with a special award. Dial was honored for her six years of service on the center's board, one of which included … more
Two rallies in support of the “Women’s March” movement will take place on portions of Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Love Park (JFK Plaza), Eakins Oval, and the east apron of the … more
Keystone Business Alliance – Central PA’s LGBT Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of the inaugural Business Excellence Awards. Winners include Corporate Partner of the Year - … more
Pennsylvania now has an LGBTQ Commission recently brought into existence by Gov. Tom Wolf. Todd Snovel is the appointed executive director. He serves on the commission in a state surrounded by other … more
According to a recent report released by Funders for LGBTQ Issues, 16% of staff or board members of participating foundations identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, but the majority … more
Several hundred people moved through York's Penn Park for the 5th Annual Equality Fest Sun., Aug. 5. more
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