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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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AP News
February 12, 2020 - 12:44 pm
A Pennsylvania court this week will consider a legal challenge by three transgender women to a two-decade-old state law that prohibits people who have committed serious felonies from ever changing their names. Read more here.
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Transgender pride flag
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John McDevitt
November 20, 2019 - 4:25 pm
Cities around the world, including Philadelphia, are acknowleding Transgender Day of Remembrance. Mayor Jim Kenney was among several dignitaries who spoke outside City Hall Wednesday, drawing attention to violence endured by trans people. Read more here.
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Courtesy of the Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
June 06, 2019 - 1:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Less than a month after the murder of a transgender woman and activist, the accused shooter faced a Philadelphia judge Wednesday and will now got to trial, after the judge upheld all charges against him. A homicide detective testified that as police were out at the...
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Muhlaysia Booker
Ryan Michalesko/The Dallas Morning News via AP
May 20, 2019 - 11:32 am
DALLAS (AP) — A 23-year-old transgender woman seen on a widely circulated video being beaten in front of a crowd of people was found dead over the weekend in a Dallas shooting, police said. Muhlaysia Booker was found face-down in a street early Saturday and no suspect has been identified, police...
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Dr. Christine McGinn
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Flashpoint
January 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Following news of this week's Supreme Court ruling on the military ban on transgender service members , a Bucks County surgeon and veteran is offering free sex reassignment surgeries to transgender troops. Dr. Christine McGinn has a bustling practice in New Hope. As a...
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Entrepreneurs from all over the world came to Philadelphia for the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Business and Leadership Conference Thursday, where they honored a long-time supporter: Martha Stewart.
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Kristen Johanson
August 16, 2018 - 8:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Entrepreneurs from all over the world came to Philadelphia for the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Business and Leadership Conference Thursday, where they honored a long-time supporter: Martha Stewart. Along with this year's theme of LGBT unity,...
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