Queer library set to open in Montgomery County

Philadelphia Gay News

April 25, 2019

"The opening of a new queer library in Hatboro, Pa. on May 4 will mark another step in the increasing LGBTQ visibility in this Montgomery County suburban community. 

The queer library is a project of the SAGA Community Center, an all-volunteer LGBTQ social services organization."

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Everything you need to know about gender-neutral style — trending with Generation Z — in Philly and beyond

The Philadelphia Inquirer

July 25, 2019

"Inclusive clothing swaps, such as Learn Reiki Philadelphia’s annual All Bodies Clothing Swap and SAGA Community Center’s seasonal queer clothing swaps in Hatboro, are also environmentally friendly, no-cost ways to expand your closet. Simply show up with a donation of gently used clothing in any size or style. Organized by purpose and type (outerwear, undergarments, casual, formal, etc.) instead of men’s and women’s labels, items from coats to chest binders can be tried on in gender-neutral bathrooms. 'We don’t have any official fittings rooms,' says Jennifer Angelina Petro, SAGA Community Center executive board member. 'But people will come out and ask other people at the swap how they look. To see people really support one another — especially for those that are a bit unsure — is one the funnest parts of the clothing swaps for me.'"

Trans woman and her Pennsylvania church share story of love, acceptance with national audience

UCC.org Newsletter

March 09, 2018

"Jennifer Angelina Petro, a transgender woman who found a spiritual home at Love in Action UCC, caught the attention of Vox Media and Divided States of Women, a 24-episode series which is highlighting women's stories around the world, focusing on particularly women who have been marginalized. The program, looking for a well-spoken person who could candidly explain the obstacles she had to overcome to be whom she was meant to be, reached out to Petro a month ago.

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