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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 26, 2016 - 0 Comments

The Second Annual Pennsylvania Comes Out for Freedom event was held in the State Capitol Rotunda on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. The event is a formal community observance of both LGBTQ History Month and National...

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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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