SCOTUS Declines to Take Up Philly Adoption Case

In March of this year, the City of Philadelphia imposed a freeze on placements with Catholic Social Services after the Philadelphia Inquirer reported that the adoption agency had a policy to not place children ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 7

1. Kashmire Nazier Redd, a transgender man, was killed by his partner in New York on Labor Day. Redd is at least the 18th transgender person to die at the hands of violence this year in the US. 2. Courts in ...

Patrick Saunders: A flag and a conversation

On June 8, a rainbow flag with black and brown stripes added to it was hoisted up a pole outside Philadelphia City Hall as part of a campaign to make LGBT people of color more visible. And with that move came c...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 8

1. Helen Fitzpatrick, director of LGBTQ affairs for Philadelphia, is reportedly out of a job. Fitzpatrick plans to resign because of accusations she's not doing enough to curb racism in the city's "gayborhood."...

LGBT delegates respond to Clinton nomination

Five states referenced LGBT milestones in the roll call vote at the Democratic National Convention that officially nominated Hillary Clinton, the first female to run for president for a major party. “This is...

Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi talks LGBT politics at DNC

In advance of the Democratic National Convention, Georgia Voice sister publication, Philadelphia Gay News spoke with a series of key players in the Democratic Party on a range of LGBT issues. First up,  for...