Prism Fellow and reality TV star Dillon Patel
Patel’s LGBTQ+ advocacy as a tech worker and former reality TV star has earned him the the distinction as Wharton’s second Prism Fellow, a scholarship to one MBA student who demonstrates leadership in support of the LGBTQ+ community.
Anti-trans legislation: ‘Game pieces in the culture wars’
With 117 bills proposed across 33 U.S. states, 2021 is a record-breaking year for anti-trans legislation.
Dancing outside with Pride
Penn’s LGBT Center hosted “Dance Outside w/ Pride,” a virtual and in-person dance class with Philadelphia choreographer Devon Sinclair, as part of its monthlong Pride roster of events for both virtual and in-person celebrations.
How to get even better at supporting your LGBTQ+ students
Teachers, school counselors, and administrators owe it to their LGBTQ+ students, along with the rest of the student body, to provide an inclusive environment where everyone feels comfortable.
‘Beauty alone’ is a reason to read Q-INE
A new student-run magazine highlights perspectives from the Penn LGTBQ+ community.
SP2 graduate is now a policy fellow for Philly’s LGBTQ population
Sayeeda Rashid, who identifies as a queer South Asian woman, advocates for social justice in the Philadelphia Mayor’s office of LGBTQ Affairs.
LGBTQ data added to the state’s COVID-19 testing
Experts weigh in on the state’s decision to add LGBTQ data collection to COVID-19 testing. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced on March 13 that the state will include LGBTQ-specific information as part of its COVID-19 data collection.
SCOTUS ruling a ‘major milestone in LGBTQ rights’
Penn Law professors weigh in on the Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision that protects gay and transgender individuals from workplace discrimination.
Homeward Initiative takes on the challenge of supporting homeless LGBTQ youth
With his President’s Engagement Prize, May graduate Brendan Taliaferro is creating a nonprofit to provide housing and assistance for homeless LGBTQ youth in Philadelphia.
A Q&A with Penn Medicine’s Jason Freedman for National Coming Out Day
The assistant professor of clinical pediatrics discusses being out at Penn and shares some of his own experiences as a gay man.