Congressional Anti-Bullying Caucus Launched

Congressional Anti-Bullying Caucus Launched

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PSEC Attends Congressional Anti-Bullying Caucus Launch in Washington, DC   WASHINGTON, DC – Pennsylvania Student Equality Coalition (PSEC) youth leaders were in attendance of the historic launch of the Congressional Anti-Bullying Caucus Thursday afternoon, a monumental step forward for the national agenda to raise anti-bullying awareness. The […]

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Pitt to Trans Students: Birth Certificate or Bust

Pitt to Trans Students: Birth Certificate or Bust

Pitt to Transgender Students: Birth Certificate or Bust   PITTSBURGH– The Pennsylvania Student Equality Coalition (PSEC) is deeply disappointed by the University of Pittsburgh’s unfortunate decision on March 20th to go against the Anti-Discriminatory Policies Committee’s (ADPC) thoughtful recommendation allowing students to occupy bathrooms based on their gender identity. The […]

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East Pennsboro: No GSA Here!

East Pennsboro: No GSA Here!

East Pennsboro School District Votes Down GSA: Violates Federal Equal Access Law   HARRISBURG, PA – Defying federal law, the East Pennsboro Area School District voted down the formation of a Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) at East Pennsboro Area High School yesterday evening. The Federal Equal Access Act of 1984 […]

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‘Nova on LGBT Inclusion

‘Nova on LGBT Inclusion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brandon Baker bbaker@payouthcongress.org Villanova University hosts Community Forum on LGBT Inclusion University President Addresses the Campus Community Regarding the Canceled Event with Tim Miller Villanova, PA — The Pennsylvania Student Equality Coalition (PSEC) was in attendance at a Tuesday night meeting put together by a Villanova […]

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Discrimination at ‘Nova

Discrimination at ‘Nova

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brandon Baker bbaker@payouthcongress.org Discrimination at Villanova University Villanova, PA—The Pennsylvania Student Equality Coalition (PSEC) is deeply disappointed by Villanova University’s regressive decision on Monday to cancel revered LGBTQ performance artist Tim Miller’s scheduled appearance at the university, and calls on administration officials to reconsider their stance. […]

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PSEC at White House Conference

PSEC at White House Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brandon Baker bbaker@payouthcongress.org PSEC Attends the First White House LGBT Conference PHILADELPHIA – Leaders of the Pennsylvania Student Equality Coalition (PSEC) attended the first-ever White House LGBT Conference on Feb. 16. The conference focused on LGBTQ health and was hosted at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. […]

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OITS Controversy in Central PA

OITS Controversy in Central PA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jason Landau Goodman jgoodman@payouthcongress.org ‘Out in the Silence’ Screening Sparks Controversy in Dallastown   YORK, PA -The Pennsylvania Student Equality Coalition (PSEC) continues to monitor an unfolding controversy in Dallastown, Pa. involving a contested screening of Emmy-award winning documentary film “Out in the Silence.” The screening, […]

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PALCB Issues Insensitive Ad

PALCB Issues Insensitive Ad

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jason Landau Goodman jgoodman@payouthcongress.org The PA Liquor Control Board pulls rape insensitive advertisement geared toward youth   HARRISBURG, PA- The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board launched an educational campaign this week targeting young Pennsylvanians about alcohol abuse. The photo campaign “Control Tonight” features young people in various […]

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Discrimination in Hershey

Discrimination in Hershey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jason Landau Goodman jgoodman@payouthcongress.org PSEC Responds to Student Discrimination at Milton Hershey School   HARRISBURG, PA– The Pennsylvania Student Equality Coalition (PSEC) is greatly disappointed by the Milton Hershey School’s decision to deny 14-year-old honors student Abraham Smith admission to the Central Pennsylvania private and coeducational […]

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