LGBT Activist Wins Apology, Full Payment from U.S. Navy

Melanie Nathan was excited to speak during Pride Month before a military audience at two Southern California naval bases last month. Nathan, a well-known speaker and writer based out of San Francisco, was eager to relate the history of the long, ongoing struggle for...

Aiming for Miss Universe and Universal Transgender Rights

Asked when she first realized that she was a girl, Angela Ponce answered with her own question: “And when did you first know you were a boy?” After winning Spain’s national beauty contest last month, Ms. Ponce will become the first transgender woman to compete in the...

Discrimination is Not a Family Value

A foster care and adoption #LicenseToDiscriminate measure was added into a health and human services funding bill in the House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday and passed by a vote of 29-23.  Named the Aderholt Amendment, it would protect foster care and adoption...

HIV Client Advisory Committee

The Board of Directors of The Spahr Center is now accepting applications to serve on the HIV Client Advisory Committee. To qualify you must be registered as an HIV client of The Spahr Center. A special nominating committee of two board members and two clients will...