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.
How shopping became a version of social impact
Wharton Professor of Marketing Patti Williams discusses how brands began to put their do-gooder ethos to the forefront of its value proposition.
What influences how parents and their gay adolescent sons talk about sexual health at home?
Research from Penn found that even when parent-child conversations avoid heteronormative stereotypes, outside factors like mass media and religion—those beyond the parents’ control—can reinforce them.
Stonewall anniversary exhibit reflects 50 years of struggle, celebration
“Tonight is Forever,” a new exhibit at the William Way LGBT Community Center created by Stuart Weitzman School of Design Senior Lecturer Gabriel Martinez, is on display through June 28.
Senior Brendan Taliaferro receives the President’s Engagement Prize for a project to provide housing and support for homeless LGBTQ youth in Philadelphia.
Eating disorders do not discriminate: Trans teens face greater risk
Research shows that transgender children are at greater risk for developing eating disorders such as bulimia and anorexia, even more so than their cisgender peers.
Five events to watch for in April
Happening around campus this April: an appearance by “Sorry to Bother You” director Boots Riley, a talk from Inquirer critic Inga Saffron, and the 10th annual West Craft Fest.
The Ivy League’s first pre-professional LGBTQ club
Meet The Wharton Alliance, which, in its 16th year, continues its dual promise of cultivating a network of LGBTQ business students while considering the future of diversity in the workplace.
20 years on, remembering Matthew Shepard
Two decades after his murder, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, the Kelly Writers House, and the Penn LGBT Center will host a memorial reading to celebrate Shepard’s life.