Your Guide to Philly Pride 2022

Eat rainbow bagels, take a Philly queer trolley tour, check out Pride Night at the Franklin Institute and more fun ways to celebrate Pride in Philly this June

By Josh Middleton

Art for Change: The Trans Culture Documenter

The next in a series with Forman Arts Initiative profiles performer/photographer Sa’Mantha SayTen, who uplifts queer trans artists through her studio and her own story

By Morgan Nitz

How to Be a Trans Ally in Philly

Here, a look at ways we can all support the transgender community in Philadelphia.

By Kiersten A. Adams

Business for Good: Pound Cake

Camille Bell’s search for the perfect shade to “rock a red lip” prompted her to launch her own Philly-based lipstick brand tailored to every lip color. The first batch sold out in just 48 hours.

By Courtney DuChene

Why Democrats Lose

A transgender swimmer at Penn is setting NCAA records. Why haven’t we read about it in the Inquirer?

By Larry Platt

What We Can Learn from the Fight for Marriage Equality

At last week’s Citizen Speaks event, in partnership with Fitler Club and NBCUniversal, Sasha Issenberg discussed his new book, The Engagement, which recounts the fight for same-sex marriage in the United States.

By Jeffrey Fishman

15 LGBTQ+ Organizations in Philadelphia to Support

Lend time and/or money to these local organizations working to uplift our LGBTQ citizens by moving the needle on civil rights and social justice

By Isabelle Eisenberg

Citizen of the Week: Kemar Jewel

The Philly native and Temple-trained choreographer has gone viral with dances that celebrate the Black queer experience—and offer hope for all of us

By Jessica Blatt Press