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.
Today Gov. Tom Wolf gave the annual budget address, and Equality PA wanted to take this opportunity to sincerely thank Gov. Wolf for all he has done and continues to do for the LGBT community in Pennsylvania. He is a true champion for equality. Continue reading.
Last night Equality Pennsylvania held the first in a series of town hall meetings around the state to talk about issues facing the LGBT community in 2017. The first town hall meeting was a huge success with nearly 100 attendees in Pittston Township. Continue reading.
As many of you know, Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act, dramatically increased health coverage for the LGBT community. Since the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, millions of LGBT people have had access to coverage and have been protected from discrimination in care. And now, the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress are planning to take that away. Continue reading.