J4N: Next Nizah Morris court proceeding scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 in Courtroom 426. Last proceeding was 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 10, 2017, in City Hall Courtroom 426, with Judge Abbe Fletman presiding. Thank you.Read More
“To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.” A court proceeding is re/scheduled for July 18, 2017, regarding access to 911 recordings in the Nizah Morris case. The proceeding will take place in Courtroom 426 in Philadelphia’s City Hall
“Violence in any form inflicted upon any person is reprehensible. This is especially true of those perpetrators who target marginalized communities that find it difficult or impossible to access legal recourse or protection. Of course, we’d welcome any conversations or proposals which aim to reduce this issue.” Timothy Keller, aide to Philadelphia Representative Brian Sims, responding to ePGN article by Tim Cwiek.
Byron Allen faces first-degree murder charges in the killing of Natasha Gibson, 32, who was found slain outside the home of a family friend in Yeadon on Sept. 22, and in several assaults in Philadelphia’s Kensington section, including the murder of Rickie Morgan.Read More
WIKIPEDIA: Nizah Morris (1955 – December 24, 2002) was an American transgender entertainer. On December 22, 2002 Morris suffered a severe head injury from which she did not recover. Morris died on December 24, 2002, at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, when she was removed from life support. The Philadelphia Police Department’s handling of Morris’ death sparked…Read More
Tim Cwiek September 8, 2016 26 Comments Pennsylvania resident Melanie Dante wants state lawmakers to enact an anti-violence resolution on behalf of sex workers. Dante, 46, is an advocate for LGBT rights and the rights of sex workers. She said several local trans women who were murdered recently were perceived to be sex workers. “I…Read More
Community Contributed Article The allied Philly journalist who wrote this article wishes to remain anonymous On Saturday December 17, 2016 concerned citizens around the globe will come together to support a segment of the population that far too often has been treated with disdain and neglect.The occasion is the International Day to End Violence Against Sex…Read More
DECEMBER 17th 2015: International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers in affiliation with Project SAFE, and the Revolutionary Student Coordinating Committee (RSCC). Great job, SKY! And thank you to the members of the Erotic Literary Salon (ELS) who attended the rally!Our heartfelt sympathy for the families of: Kiesha Jenkins, and London Chanel.SWOP-Philly had…Read More