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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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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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July 1, 2015 - 0 Comments

Statement from the Pennsylvania Youth Congress on the General Assembly Passage of HB 229 Criminalization of Cyberbullying Expected to Harm Minority Youth Most HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Youth Congress expresses its concern with the...

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June 26, 2015 - 0 Comments

    This morning, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled, in a 5-4 decision, that marriage equality is guaranteed under the Constitution. Every state in the county must now allow marriage equality, and...

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April 22, 2015 - 0 Comments

The Bethlehem Area School District Board of School Directors unanimously voted to add “gender identity and gender expression” as protected characteristics under the district’s nondiscrimination policies and unlawful harassment policies at a school board meeting...

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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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March 26, 2015 - 0 Comments

Pittsburgh Police announced at a press conference at 7:45 PM this evening that a body recovered in the Ohio River near Follansbee, West Virginia, has been identified as Andre Gray, a 34 year-old Pittsburgh man...

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