Philadelphia to open assistance center for transgender population

    In the coming weeks, Philadelphia will open its first facility designed to assist struggling transgender residents.

    The official site for the Morris Home hasn’t been revealed, but Metro reports the center will help transgender people with things like street hormone, silicone injectables and emotional trauma.

    The center, run by the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services and funded by the city, will be the first of its kind in the nation. It’s named after transgender woman Nizah Morris, who was murdered at 16th and Market streets in 2002.

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