Browsing the "Pennsylvania" Category
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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October 6, 2014 - 0 Comments

Moments ago, the House Judiciary Committee voted on HB 177 , the LGBT-inclusive hate crimes bill in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. The bill was reported out of committee in a 19-4 vote. Rep. Brendan...

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September 23, 2014 - 0 Comments

As dozens of state legislators and community advocates rallied this morning in the State Capitol for LGBT-inclusive hate crimes legislation, Pennsylvania State Senator Jim Ferlo (D-38) came out as an openly gay man. He is...

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August 28, 2014 - 0 Comments

The Pennsylvania Student Equality Coalition is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a recipient of the 2014 Queer Youth Fund, a $100,000 grant from the Liberty Hill Foundation which supports youth-led LGBTQ...

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July 7, 2014 - 0 Comments

This afternoon, Pennsylvania Student Equality Coalition staff signed a lease to move into the first floor of the property that will eventually become the Bayard Rustin House: Pennsylvania’s Youth Action Center. The house is located...

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May 29, 2014 - 0 Comments

    – – Announcing the Time to Rise Campaign Establishing the Center for LGBTQ Pennsylvania Click Here for Campaign Website Friends, Our recent win of marriage equality in Pennsylvania is wonderful, but does not...

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March 21, 2014 - 0 Comments

Whitpain Township officials passed a resolution confirming their support of LGBTQ equality measures in the Pennsylvania Legislature on March 18, stating that they are in favor of any action or legislation “to ensure that all...

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March 20, 2014 - 0 Comments

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives unanimously voted to create an anti-bullying themed license plate on Tuesday, March 18th. Meanwhile, the most supported anti-bullying bill in state history, the Pennsylvania Safe Schools (PASS) Act, remains stalled...

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February 16, 2014 - 0 Comments

Below are my prepared remarks from the Keystone Banquet at the 2014 Pennsylvania Youth Action Conference, held on February 15, 2014 in Houston Hall at the University of Pennsylvania. I was given a quick moment...

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January 2, 2014 - 0 Comments

Since 1976, there have been 24 LGBT non-discrimination bills introduced in the Pennsylvania General Assembly. Only once, in 2009, did any of them leave a legislative committee. All of these bills have failed to pass....

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