Pride 2021

Pride 2021

I marched in the first Pride that I attended. It was a complete accident – a way for my straight cis-male white boss to virtue signal to the board of the company I worked for that he was inclusive. Never mind the fact that he only hired cis-white performers and...
Pride Season Doesn’t Have to End

Pride Season Doesn’t Have to End

Five resources to help you stay connected, supported and seen year-round in Berks County and beyond! Pride season is like a meteor shower – bright, enticing, and seems to pass way too quickly! Whether you attended your first Pride celebration this year (YAY!) or...

Parents of LGBTQ Youth group begins this week!

We are excited to announce the launch of our newest group! Starting this Saturday, November 21 at our Douglassville location, the Parents of LGBTQ Youth and Young Adults group is for parents and caretakers who are seeking to provide and receive support from others. If...
An LGBTQIA Glossary of Terms

An LGBTQIA Glossary of Terms

A few years ago, the prevailing acronym for the gay community was, “LGB,” which stands for Lesbian, Gay, and Bi-Sexual. Over time, it grew to a more inclusive, “LGBT,” with the addition of Transgender to the mix. Pretty soon, people were using “LGBTQ” and “LGBTQIA”...

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

In the ongoing, online, in-person, seemingly ubiquitous discussions about equal rights for women, gays, lesbians, minorities – pretty much anyone other than rich, white, American men – there is constant talk of “paradigm shift” and “changing the dialog.” And, while...