Welcome to QUEERtimes . . .

#WeHoldThePower

Tuesday’s mid-term elections mean more than any other election in modern history.  We have a professional showman doing an unprofessional job as president of these United States.  He is dividing our great nation with his gaslighting lies to his blind followers.  Trump...

read more

Historically Left Out

It’s important as we enter LGBTQ+ History Month that we strive to get our history correct, especially amongst ourselves. This week Equality Forum, under the leadership of Executive Director Malcolm Lazin, proudly dedicated another LGBTQ+ historical marker, as approved...

read more

Asking for a Friend

I recently heard from a friend who walked in the Women’s March and she expressed dismay that not all women felt that they were included in the march.   She wrote that “the march I participated in was open to all activism . . . whether that be LGBTQ rights,...

read more

Privilege, Revisited

I was recently asked which, out of all my articles, was my favorite.  Well, I have many favorites, but this particular column often comes to mind, so I thought I would share this open letter which I wrote to the students of Phillips Exeter Academy in 2016.  Exeter is...

read more

Homeless Youth & LGBTQ Lions

On Wednesday, Project Home broke ground on the Gloria Casarez Residence, a four-story, 36,547 square foot new construction that will provide 30 LGBTQ+-friendly affordable homes for young adults (ages 18-23 at entry) who have experienced homelessness or are at risk of...

read more

World AIDS Day

I remember, it was many years ago now, probably in the ‘90s, when I joined my first World Aids Day observance here in Philadelphia.  We marched by candlelight from the Gayborhood to the Painted Bride in Old City where we heard people’s stories relating to HIV/AIDS. ...

read more

PA Senator Sharif Street, Shame on You

Words vs action, this is what we are looking at this week as Pennsylvania State Senator Sharif Street voted in committee to advance a proposal to ban essential health services to transgender children under the state’s Children’s Health Insurance Program. The vote was...

read more

Thanks Is Not Enough

From a small coffee shop to a $16,000,000 donation, Mel Heifetz has always put his community first. He has committed his time, talent, and treasure, for the betterment of the LGBTQ+ community, here are around the globe. On Thursday, after a “lifetime of work,” Heifetz...

read more

Thoughts of the Week!

What should we discuss this week?  So much has been in the news that it’s difficult to focus, however, I will press forward with these thoughts. This week the Trump under the guise of the Department of Justice reversed the Obama era ban on transgender discrimination...

read more

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive QUEERtimes every Friday @ 9 AM.

Thank you, you have successfully subscribed to QUEERtimes