PYC Releases Rankings of Top Pro-LGBTQ Companies and Corporate Shame List for Pride Month

PYC Releases Rankings of Top Pro-LGBTQ Companies and Corporate Shame List for Pride Month

Hershey, PPG, additional leaders back LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections, while Wawa, other companies claim to support LGBTQ inclusion but refuse to back nondiscrimination legislation HARRISBURG, Pa. — This Pride Month the Pennsylvania Youth Congress is sharing heartfelt appreciation to the major Pennsylvania businesses that fully endorse LGBTQ inclusion, as well as […]

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Chyna CarrIllo Murdered in New Wilmington

Chyna CarrIllo Murdered in New Wilmington

Young Transgender Woman of Color Killed in Western Pennsylvania, Assailant Shot and Killed by Police NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Youth Congress mourns the death Chynaa Cardena, 24, in Lawrence County yesterday. The Pennsylvania State Police have released her name and a police report detailing more information this afternoon. […]

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Pennsylvania Values Campaign Pushes for LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Protections

Pennsylvania Values Campaign Pushes for LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Protections

HARRISBURG, PA — Lawmakers, leaders from the faith and business communities, LGBTQ Pennsylvanians, and allies spoke today at a landmark press conference at the state Capitol to call for LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections in Pennsylvania and across the country. The event was hosted by Pennsylvania Youth Congress to formally launch its […]

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Pennsylvania: Trans Day of Remembrance/Resilience 2019

Pennsylvania: Trans Day of Remembrance/Resilience 2019

The International Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is held in local communities and schools across the nation to memorialize those who have been killed due to anti-transgender bigotry. Many victims of anti-transgender violence have been invisible in their communities and attackers not often brought to justice. The 21st Annual TDOR […]

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Celebrating Pride in Pennsylvania + Stonewall 50

Celebrating Pride in Pennsylvania + Stonewall 50

Happy Pride Month, Pennsylvania! For this 5oth anniversary year of Stonewall, we celebrate all those who participated in the historic rebellion. We would not be here without you. We also remember the countless number of LGBTQ people who were arrested, beaten, and met with state violence by police over decades […]

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