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Equality PA Supports PA Human Relations Commission Proposed Guidance to Ensure LGBTQ People Receive Fair Hearings On Complaints

New Proposal from PA HRC will treat discrimination against LGBTQ people similarly sex to discrimination Continue reading.

Largest Survey of Transgender Life in U.S. Publishes PA Specific Data

Harrisburg – Today, the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) and Equality Pennsylvania released the Pennsylvania specific data from the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey (USTS). The data reveal disturbing discrimination trends and a range of disparities between transgender people and the general population of the United States in all areas of life. Continue reading.

LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Legislation Re-introduced for the 7th Time in 14 years

Harrisburg – Today, Rep. Dan Frankel (D) introduced the PA Fairness Act (HR-1410). The Senate bill, SB-613, was introduced by Senators Pat Browne (R) and Larry Farnese (D). Continue reading.

Equality PA Cautions Against Another Half-Baked Executive Order that Opens the Door to Discrimination

Harrisburg – Reacting to reports that the president plans to sign an Indiana-style religious exemption executive order on Thursday, May 4, Executive Director of Equality Pennsylvania Ted Martin released the following statement: Continue reading.

Give OUT 2017

Give Out this year because we are Not Going Back

Recent history shows that LGBTQ people can make significant progress toward equality faster than anyone imagined–but we still have a long way to go. And now there are new forces actively trying to undo the advances we’ve made to drag us back in time. Equality Pennsylvania is here to say that we are Not Going Back. Continue reading.

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