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Anti-Trans comments from “Breakfast Club” guest sets bad example, promotes hate speech, violence against transwomen


“Equality Pennsylvania stands with the transgender community, publicly denouncing anyone or any entity that promotes the harm, injury, or murder of members of transgender people,” said Sharron Cooks, a Philadelphia-based black transwoman who serves as Vice President of Advocacy on the Equality Pennsylvania board of directors.
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Equality PA celebrates defeat of Obamacare repeal

HARRISBURG – “Today, Equality Pennsylvania is celebrating the defeat of measures to repeal the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare” in the United States Senate last night,” said Equality PA spokesperson John Dawe of Kingston. “Our own Senator, Bob Casey, Jr. (D-Pennsylvania), was joined by his Republican colleagues, Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine), Senator John McCain (R-Arizona), and Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), to vote against these efforts to strip crucial health care coverage for thousands of LGBTQ Pennsylvanians (and hundreds of thousands of LGBTQ Americans.) Continue reading.

Equality Pennsylvania denounces Trump Tweet against transgender service members 

WASHINGTON, D.C – Today, Equality Pennsylvania’s leadership team joined more than 200 LGBTQ civil rights movement in Alexandria just across the river from Washington, D.C. for the annual Equality Federation Leadership Conference as President Trump announced his intention, in a series of tweets, to ban transgender people from serving in the military. Standing united against the shameful attack on transgender Americans, Equality Federation and its members released the following joint statement: Continue reading.

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