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November 9, 2017 - 0 Comments

Out Magazine has released the ‘Out 100’ since 1994, featuring individuals who the publication considers having made compelling contributions to society as out LGBTQ people.  Every year, we highlight the Pennsylvanians who were selected. For...

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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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November 9, 2015 - 0 Comments

Out Magazine has released the ‘Out 100’ since 1994, featuring individuals who the publication considers having made compelling contributions to society as out LGBTQ people. This year, eight Pennsylvanians – those born or who live...

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March 30, 2015 - 0 Comments

The 2015 Trans 100 honorees were announced on Sunday, March 29th, at the annual live celebration in Chicago. The Trans 100 celebrates the work of 100 influential transgender activists and advocates from across the country....

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January 1, 2015 - 0 Comments

I was heartbroken when I heard the recent news about Leelah Alcorn and Andi Woodhouse. These are only two of many similar, painful stories of attempted and completed suicides within the transgender community. As a...

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March 31, 2014 - 0 Comments

–On Sunday, March 30th, the 2014 Trans 100 was reveled at a celebration event in Chicago. The Trans 100 is a list to honor living transgender community leaders. For the second year, Pennsylvania leaders were...

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December 6, 2013 - 0 Comments

This week marks the one year anniversary of PA State Representative Mike Fleck (R-81) coming out as openly gay. His courage, strength, and grace while coming out and being out have had a profound impact...

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December 5, 2013 - 0 Comments

On Tuesday, US Rep. Charles Dent (R-15) joined several House members in sending a letter to Speaker John Boehner urging him to schedule a vote on the Employment Nondiscrimination Act (ENDA). Four other Republican members...

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July 2, 2013 - 2 Comments

As the national equality movement advances with historic progress, critical questions remain about how our community’s leadership will develop a national strategic plan that reflects the voices of all LGBT people. As the Convener of...

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June 26, 2013 - 0 Comments

Today is a historic day for the LGBT equality movement. The Supreme Court ruled this morning that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California’s adoption of Proposition 8 were unconstitutional citing the Equal Protection...

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