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Pa. Commissions: Pass Bill to End LGBTQ Discrimination in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs, joined by the Commissions on African American Affairs, Latino Affairs, Asian Pacific American Affairs, and Women, sent a letter to the General Assembly last week urging passage of legislation to amend the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (PHRA) to include protections for sexual orientation and gender identity. A landmark U.S.…

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El Gobernador Wolf emite una declaración sobre el odio dirigido a los residentes de Pennsylvania transgénero

En respuesta a una publicación realizada por Bloomsburg Fair en Facebook que se burla de la Secretaria de Salud la Dra. Rachel Levine, el Gobernador Tom Wolf hizo la siguiente declaración: “La pandemia de COVID-19 ha puesto el odio y la transfobia en la mira a través de difamaciones y comentarios incesantes dirigidos a la…

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Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs Releases Statement on Death of Dominique ‘Rem’mie’ Fells

The Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs released the following statement on the death of Dominique “Rem’mie” Fells, a transgender woman: “With sorrow and anger, we note the untimely passing of Dominique ‘Rem’mie’ Fells in Philadelphia. Dominique was a beloved friend to many in Philadelphia, where she made her home. We hold her memory close as…

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