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Lawsuit in Boyertown Against School District for Supporting Trans Kids

The Boyertown School Board is being sued in Federal Court by the right-wing conservative group, the Independence Law Center, because they refuse to discriminate against transgender students. The plaintiff, backed by the Independence Law Center, is demanding that the school district create a policy that discriminates against trans students in order to drop the suit. If you missed the news, here’s a quick summary from the Reading Eagle: Continue reading.

Three things you can do today to support transgender students

With the recent statement rescinding the guidance to follow Title IX (Nine) and protect transgender students from discrimination, the Trump administration is sending a message to transgender kids that the President of the United States doesn’t have their backs. Continue reading.

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TAKE ACTION: Trump to roll back protection for trans students

Today several sources are reporting that the Trump administration will rescind the previous guidance for the US Department of Education that transgender students should be protected from sex discrimination at school. Mara Kiesling from the National Center for Transgender Equality said this: Continue reading.

Transgender Awareness Week and Day of Remembrance

EQPA_TDOR_WEB-SLIDER_v2-internationalThis week, November 12 – 20, Equality PA with organizations around the county are participating in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people, and address the issues our communities face. The final day of Transgender Awareness Week is the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. Continue reading.

Did you get your “I voted” sticker yet?

I-voted-stickerDid you vote yet? Have a pic of your “I voted” sticker? Share with us and let all of your friends and family know that voting is one of the most important things they can do today. Continue reading.

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