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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.
2/12/2016 12:00am
The Attic youth made a runway in less than a minute Tuesday night. Program specialist Loran Grishow-Schade sat cross-legged at one end with a smart phone, waiting to record a half-dozen queens who hadn’t yet received final critiques on their drag...
1/29/2016 12:00am
Transgender adolescents, brother and sister, seek their true selves Ten-year-old Nyr Medina-Castrejon admired herself in the mirror as she twirled around the bedroom in a pretty purple dress.  
10/9/2015 2:42pm
Phantazia Washington, from The Attic Youth Center, spoke about how her experience with homelessness led her to the realize that family rejection is at the root of "greater forms of institutional oppression" for LGBT youth.
9/18/2015 11:33am
Gender is the complex interrelationship between an individual’s sex (gender biology), one’s internal sense of self as male, female, both or neither (gender identity) as well as one’s outward presentations and behaviors (gender expression) related to...
9/18/2015 11:31am
Speak Easy is examining priorities among LGBT communities in the Philadelphia region that persist beyond the issue of same-sex marriage. Seeking diverse perspectives on these issues, NewsWorks is hosting a public forum, "LGBT Priorities Beyond...
4/3/2015 3:09pm
The Attic's Coordinator of HIV Prevention Programming and Case Management, Ingrid Abrams, is featured on the cover of One Step Away, Philadelphia's newspaper produced and written by those without homes. Congrats to Ingrid, one of this year's Steppy...
9/12/2013 5:58am
Philadelphia, PA - The Attic Youth Center shared the details of the organization's upcoming
7/10/2013 9:14am
The Attic Youth Center is gearing up to celebrate two decades of outreach and advocacy for LGBT youth in November.
7/10/2013 9:09am
Sixtysomethings Jewel Haines and Kay Brown had never been to a gay pride parade, but on Sunday, the friends from Philadelphia sat in folding chairs beneath a tree

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