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All posts for the month February, 2016

Equality PA Mourns the Loss of Maya Young

This past weekend, another transgender woman was murdered in Philadelphia. Her name was Maya Young. Maya was 25 years old. She grew up in Vineland, NJ and lived in the Frankford section of Philadelphia. Maya is the third transgender woman in Philadelphia murdered within a year. Continue reading.

Supreme Court Building

We can’t hold up the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court plays a critical role in making decisions on issues that affect all of the American people, and in the past year, we have seen what an impact Supreme Court decisions have on the LGBT community. That’s why it is so important to ensure that Supreme Court nominations happen in a timely way and with bi-partisan cooperation. Continue reading.

Tell your legislator: we need discrimination protections now

Yesterday, Gov. Wolf pointed out that discrimination protections can still be passed this year. Now we need all of the legislators to do everything they can to push the legislation forward. Continue reading.

Thank Gov. Tom Wolf for keeping nondiscrimination a priority

Today Gov. Wolf addressed the legislature and the people of the state about the budget and other issues that we face. In his speech Gov. Wolf said that we need to provide “economic opportunity for all” by protecting LGBT people from discrimination in housing, employment, and business and government services.

Click here to thank Gov. Wolf for keeping fairness for all LGBT people in Pennsylvania at the top of the list of priorities for his administration. We appreciate his ongoing support!
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Thank you to our 2017-18 Strategic Partners

Equality Federation Human Rights Campaign Gill Foundation Gill Action Fund Freedom for All Americans
American Unity Fund ACLU PA Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund Johnson Family Foundation Schlegel-Deibler Charitable Foundation

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contact Development Director Joe Dungee at jdungee@equalitypa.org.

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