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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.

What you need to know before the election

Here at Equality PA, we are deeply disappointed in our leaders in Harrisburg as the legislative session comes to a close. Continue reading.

BREAKING: Hate crimes protections moving forward in PA State House today

EQPA_hatecrimes_FB3Just this morning, the House Judiciary Committee passed HB 177—a bill that includes LGBT and mentally disabled people in hate crimes protections. That means it could go to the House floor as early as today. There are only a few working days left in this session, so legislators will have to act fast to pass this. Continue reading.

Equality PA Endorses Tom Wolf, Bipartisan List of 76 Legislative Candidates

We will work with every elected official who will help us to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. – Ted Martin, Executive Director, Equality PA
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