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 […]
Governor Tom Wolf issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s action that will allow students of Boyertown Area School District to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond to their gender identity
Gov. Wolf, Administration Denounce Trump Administration Rollbacks of LGBTQ Protections, Calls for Long Overdue State ActionMay 28, 2019
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf and his administration today denounced the recent Trump Administration rollbacks of multiple protections for LGBTQ individuals, calling for long overdue state action to end this abhorrent discriminatory track record. “As the federal government goes backwards, it is past time for Pennsylvania to protect our LGBTQ citizens,” Gov. Wolf said. […]
Harrisburg, PA – As legislative sponsors rally support for long-overdue civil rights and hate crime protections for LGBTQ Pennsylvanians, Governor Tom Wolf noted that our neighbors have already taken these steps and Pennsylvania’s outlier status could turn away businesses or residents trying to relocate here. Governor Wolf called on the legislature to take up both […]
Wolf Administration Participates in Rally to Support Transgender Pennsylvanians, Decry Discriminatory Federal PolicyOctober 23, 2018
Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine, Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs Executive Director Todd Snovel and members of the commission participated in the Rally for Trans Existence and Resistance at Love Park in Philadelphia this afternoon in support of transgender, non-binary and gender non-conforming individuals, decrying the abhorrent discriminatory policy proposed by the Trump Administration.