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November 9, 2016 - 0 Comments

Friends, This has been a devastating day for many of us. The results of this election have opened floodgates of bigotry and hatred to flow through. We are now in a profound moment of global...

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October 16, 2016 - 0 Comments

The International Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is held in local communities and campuses across the nation to memorialize those who have been killed due to anti-transgender bigotry. Many victims of anti-transgender violence have been...

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September 2, 2016 - 0 Comments

We are thrilled to share that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has revised the Unified Judicial System’s non-discrimination policy to include protections on the basis of gender identity and expression. This policy is now in effect...

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August 2, 2016 - 0 Comments

In the wake of the Orlando massacre and the continued stalling of statewide non-discrimination legislation, local governments have renewed their efforts to support LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinances. At a June vigil for the Orlando victims, Carlisle...

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June 9, 2016 - 0 Comments

BREAKING NEWS: State Representative Dan Frankel (D-23, Pittsburgh) filed a discharge resolution on HB 1510, the leading LGBT non-discrimination bill in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, on Thursday, June 8th. A discharge resolution is a...

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May 20, 2016 - 0 Comments

We are proud to launch the Dignity for All project today, as an online resource for school districts in supporting transgender students. We have additionally released a model policy for supporting transgender and gender expansive students...

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May 15, 2016 - 0 Comments

The US Department of Education and US Department of Justice released landmark guidance last Friday clarifying that transgender students are protected under the federal non-discrimination law, Title IX. The guidance sent to every school district...

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April 20, 2016 - 0 Comments

                  We have finally arrived at a historic moment for transgender student rights in Pennsylvania. The Great Valley and Springfield Township School Districts have become the first known districts in...

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December 1, 2015 - 0 Comments

Today on World AIDS Day 2015, Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine held a press conference in the State Capitol to highlight the HIV/AIDS healthcare to be advanced in Pennsylvania. The brief event was held in the Capitol...

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November 25, 2015 - 0 Comments

World AIDS Day has been held each year since 1988 for communities to come together in combating HIV. Events will be held throughout Pennsylvania to demonstrate support for those living with HIV and honor those...

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