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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.

Equality PA Condemns Bus Campaign Against Transgender People in Philadelphia

Philadelphia – This week a bus will be driving around Philadelphia with a message that denies that trans people exist. Equality PA strongly condemns the bus message as it is dangerous to the trans community, especially trans children, who experience harassment, bullying, and hate-related violence at much higher rate than other minority groups. Continue reading.

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.

Statement on New Hope Solebury School District

From Executive Director, Ted Martin: Continue reading.

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Are you in?

As you know, the first two months of the Trump administration have been challenging to the LGBT community and to many vulnerable populations. And it’s hard to know the best way to respond to what is going on in the world. Continue reading.

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