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Suspect Identified in Alleged Gay Dating App Rape & Robbery

By EDGE | Monday Apr 14, 2014
Philadelphia police are asking the public’s help in finding a man they identified who allegedly raped, beat and robbed a Canadian tourist he met on popular gar dating app Grindr, Wednesday

Y-Hep to Open New Clinic in Philly

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 24, 2014
Y-HEP, Philadelphia FIGHT’s Youth Health Empowerment Project, announced the opening of a new family care clinic for youth at its facility at 1417 Locust Street in Center City.

Philly Flower Show Brings Art Canvases to Life

Monday Mar 3, 2014
Winter-weary gardeners and painters alike may find inspiration in the colorful palette of the Philadelphia Flower Show, which uses plants and petals to pay homage to work by artists like Matisse, Calder and Kandinsky.

Gay Marriage Advocates See Licenses in Philadelphia

Tuesday Feb 18, 2014
February 18, 2014 (WPVI) -- Gay marriage advocates plan to visit Philadelphia’s City Hall on Tuesday to seek marriage licenses or have their out-of-state marriages recognized.

New Guidelines Issued to Philadelphia Police Regarding Transgender Persons

Wednesday Jan 8, 2014
Philadelphia police have issued new guidelines on how officers should treat transgender people, a policy that department officials say is to ensure everyone is treated with respect.

Philly Walgreens Specialize in HIV Outcomes

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Dec 23, 2013
You may not know it, but your local Walgreens pharmacist could save your life with their HIV-specialized services, not only in Philadelphia, but also across the country.

New Pre-Surgery Protocols for Transgender Teens

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Dec 21, 2013
The Philadelphia Center for Transgender Surgery’s founder Dr. Sherman Leis says that as people come to terms with gender dysphoria earlier, new surgery protocols are needed for trans teens.

Philly’s Women’s Therapy Center Celebrates 40 Years

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Dec 9, 2013
On Friday, Dec. 13, the Women’s Therapy Center will celebrate 40 years of serving Philadelphia’s women with low-cost psychotherapy services.

Philly Fight Holds Fifth Annual WAD Prayer Breakfast

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Nov 26, 2013
Philadelphia FIGHT invites all to join them on Nov. 30 for the Fifth Annual World AIDS Day Prayer Breakfast, featuring Rev. Dr. J. Louis Felton, Minister Rodney Muhammad, Rev. Dr. Claudio Carvalhaes and Pastor Jay Broadnax.

Philly Establishes City’s First Spanish-Speaking HIV Clinic

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Nov 21, 2013
On Nov. 21, City Councilwomen Maria Quiñones-Sánchez and Marian Tasco announced the establishment of Philadelphia’s first HIV clinic specifically for the Spanish-speaking community, in partnership with Philadelphia FIGHT and others.