As for allies, advocates say they can help by allowing trans people space to speak up, but also by stepping up.
Arcila, a Mississippi native, made history in Philly when she founded the Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference in 2000.
Several of our hometown heroes will be given special honors, including this paper, which is receiving the inaugural media award; the John C.
All of us sat in a meeting with some folks from the Philadelphia school district and with the parent.
And as thousands of students prepare to return to school after, in most cases, almost a year and a half away from classrooms, protections will be especially important.
The homeless system did not previously recognize the unique needs of youth.
She was a mother figure to a lot of young people, particularly for many of our transwomen of color here in Philadelphia.
We are very proud of our proactive and inclusive approach to addressing youth homelessness, but we also know it is not enough.