Non-discrimination Bill Reintroduced in the State Senate

Non-discrimination Bill Reintroduced in the State Senate

For the sixth legislative session, an LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination bill covering employment, housing, and public accommodations was introduced in the State Senate. Sen. Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) and Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Philadelphia) are again...
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PA Trans Youth Roundtable Forms

PA Trans Youth Roundtable Forms

In the immediate aftermath of the US Departments of Justice and Education withdrawing their Title IX guidance supporting transgender student inclusion, the Pennsylvania Youth Congress convened an emergency state meeting of young trans Pennsylvanians...
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Pennsylvania Comes Out for Freedom 2016

Pennsylvania Comes Out for Freedom 2016

The Second Annual Pennsylvania Comes Out for Freedom event was held in the State Capitol Rotunda on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. The event is a formal community observance of both LGBTQ History Month and National Coming Out Day in our State Capitol....
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Pennsylvania Birth Certificate Update

Pennsylvania Birth Certificate Update

On August 8, 2016, the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced it has updated its policy on how an individual can change the sex marker on their birth certificate.  The new policy allows for a Pennsylvanian to amend their birth certificate's...
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June Non-Discrimination Update

June Non-Discrimination Update

LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination legislation has languished for over a decade in the General Assembly. A comprehensive non-discrimination law would protect LGBT people from discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations – just as...
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Governor’s LGBT Workgroup Formed

Governor’s LGBT Workgroup Formed

The Governor's LGBT Workgroup has been formed to bring together senior staff in the Gov. Wolf's administration to work on important policy issues for LGBTQ Pennsylvanians. The group is chaired by Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine, and includes...
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Physician General Dr. Levine on World AIDS Day

Physician General Dr. Levine on World AIDS Day

Today on World AIDS Day 2015, Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine held a press conference in the State Capitol to highlight the HIV/AIDS healthcare to be advanced in Pennsylvania. The brief event was held in the Capitol Media Center at 3:30pm. ...
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Deputy Secretary Hannah Smith-Brubaker Sworn In

Deputy Secretary Hannah Smith-Brubaker Sworn In

Hannah Smith-Brubaker was sworn in this morning as the Deputy Secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA). Smith-Brubaker is the former President of the Pennsylvania Farmers Union and operates a farm with her wife and family in...
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Non-discrimination Bill Reintroduced in the State Senate
Non-discrimination Bill Reintroduced in the State Senate
April 25, 2017
PA Trans Youth Roundtable Forms
PA Trans Youth Roundtable Forms
March 02, 2017
Pennsylvania Comes Out for Freedom 2016
Pennsylvania Comes Out for Freedom 2016
October 26, 2016
Pennsylvania Birth Certificate Update
Pennsylvania Birth Certificate Update
August 08, 2016
June Non-Discrimination Update
June Non-Discrimination Update
June 27, 2016
Governor’s LGBT Workgroup Formed
Governor’s LGBT Workgroup Formed
June 06, 2016
Physician General Dr. Levine on World AIDS Day
Physician General Dr. Levine on World AIDS Day
December 01, 2015
Deputy Secretary Hannah Smith-Brubaker Sworn In
Deputy Secretary Hannah Smith-Brubaker Sworn In
May 18, 2015
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