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8/17/2016 2:37pm
The Attic Youth Center's Executive Director, Dr. Carrie Jacobs, was on WHYY's Radio Times on 8/17/16 along with Dr. Linda Hawkins from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to talk about the findings of the CDC's recently released data on lesbian, gay...
6/30/2016 12:00pm
Four months shy of graduation last year, Hazel Edwards walked into a meeting with her principal and guidance counselor at Boys Latin of Philadelphia Charter. She had studied the rulebook and intended to make sure she could wear a dress to prom and...
6/20/2016 12:58pm
On June 14, the White House hosted the first ever United State of Women summit in Washington, D.C. to gather 5,000 activists, elected officials, businesswomen, and artists from around the country.
6/14/2016 1:26pm
In response to the tragedy in Orlando, over the next month, The Attic Youth Center will be providing drop in crisis counseling hours Monday through Friday from 1 pm to 6 pm for youth and young adults ages 14-23.
5/4/2016 10:08am
“Here [at the Attic Youth Center], we are learning to develop our voice. I appreciate that it is letting me acquire these skills.” -J., Youth Radio Intern at the Attic Youth Center
4/29/2016 5:26pm
Middle- and high-school teachers were dressed for Halloween on the October day that a representative from The Attic Youth Center visited the Springfield Township School District in Montgomery County to train them on supporting their transgender and...
4/28/2016 2:28pm
On Thursday, April 28, 2016 a public hearing was held in City Council to discuss youth homelessness in Philadelphia. The following is a part of the testimony delivered by Phantazia Washington, Trainer for The Bryson Institute of The Attic Youth...
4/18/2016 3:28pm
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A community fund that provides financial and technical support to organizations and projects that serve the localLGBT community held its 10th annual Heroes awards ceremony Sunday at the Hotel Monaco on Independence Mall.
2/17/2016 12:00am
Intersecting at 13th and Locust streets, the rainbow crosswalk represents more than lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgenders and queers. It embodies the boundaries and obstacles crossed and overcome by the LGBTQ community in Philadelphia.
2/12/2016 12:00am
We often hear about the need for “diversity” in our organizations. But it can be hard to know how to put the term mean into practice.

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