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Republicans: tampons tax needed to limit buying sprees

Republican lawmakers in Tennessee are raising objections to a proposal that would add feminine hygiene products to the list of items that can be purchased during the state's annual sales-tax …

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Allegheny Co. Council votes to ban conversion therapy

Allegheny County Council voted Feb. 11 to ban the practice of conversion therapy in the county. Conversion therapy is a widely discredited practice used to attempt to change a person’s …


Will PA plan for universal paid family leave ever become law?

When Jackie Swain’s infant daughter, Emersyn, was diagnosed with a rare heart disease in 2018, the Montgomery County resident took a sobering look at the options before her.  Swain …


PA campaign pushes for LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections

Lawmakers, leaders from the faith and business communities, LGBTQ Pennsylvanians, and allies spoke Feb. 3 at a press conference at the state Capitol to call for LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections in …

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PA Senate GOP bottles up resolution honoring LGBTQ youth

The Bucks County-based Rainbow Room, which offers free events and educational programs for LGBTQ youth, will host its annual prom for queer teenagers on Feb. 15 this year, one day after Valentines …

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Bradbury-Sullivan and area libraries join forces

Straight talk and info about cervical cancer

Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center has developed partnerships with four public libraries to promote cervical cancer screenings for LGBT community members. This effort is part of a health …

In 2016, 1 in 7 LGBT people voted for Trump

Will 2020 election be a repeat of 2016?

Mr. Trump enjoyed enough support in key swing states to bring about an electoral college victory, he unsurprisingly failed to win over the LGBT community


Equitable healthcare focus of new book

Written by consumers, a new anthology Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health features some familiar names from the region. Edited by Adrian Shanker, founder and executive director of …

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PA Dept of Aging survey and LGBTQ seniors

 As a requirement of the Older Americans Act, each state is required to develop a State Plan on Aging every four years. The State Plan essentially works as a strategic plan for the …

Honor for Alder Health Services CEO

Rosemary Browne to be honored by US Sen. Bob Casey

Rosemary Browne, CEO, Alder Health Services, is one of three honorees selected by US Senator Robert Casey for recognition Feb. 24 in Washington, DC for the Senator’s Annual Black History Month …