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April 19, 2015 - 0 Comments

The Day of Silence was the scariest day of the year for me when I was in high school. Those memories came back to me yesterday, when I learned that at McGuffey High School, a...

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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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November 7, 2014 - 0 Comments

Where do we go from here? The midterm election has given us more homework to do, and if we refocus, we can win. All eyes on Rep. Mike Fleck’s re-election campaign In understanding where they...

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November 6, 2014 - 0 Comments

                            When I first heard the news that Representative Mike Fleck lost his seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, I felt...

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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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July 4, 2013 - 0 Comments

Today my family and friends will gather to enjoy backyard games at picnics, carnivals rides, and evening fireworks. They will be sure to stress that we are not celebrating the ‘Fourth of July’, but Independence...

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June 10, 2013 - 6 Comments

The United States Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit ruled on June 5th that school districts have no obligation to protect students from abuse and harassment from their peers. Brittany and Emily Morrow, siblings...

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May 28, 2013 - 1 Comments

Following recent allegations of homophobic remarks made against Bryan Tate, an openly gay Republican running for a State House seat in York, by the volunteers of Democratic candidate and LGBT-organization backed Kevin Schreiber, many questions...

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December 5, 2012 - 0 Comments

Occasionally while browsing the news, I find an article which is so ridiculous that I assume it’s from The Onion, or taken verbatim from a Colbert Report diatribe. A few web searches on the headline...

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October 26, 2012 - 0 Comments

Last Friday, thousands of students and adults donned purple in solidarity with LGBTQ youth who are bullied in school. While I support the effort to raise visibility of the violence we face in our schools...

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