Ohio AG on bathroom policies: Law does not protect ‘subjective preferences’ of trans people

BY: - May 31, 2023

It comes after Ohio GOP lawmakers introduced a bill banning transgender students from using the bathroom and locker room that aligns with their gender identity.


‘It’ll be fine, I’ll be with a white girl’: Words of wisdom and a warning | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 22, 2023

Jordan Neely died for no reason. For too many, Black lives still don’t matter enough. Words from a teen remind us of why.

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The time for dignity rights in Pennsylvania has come | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - May 2, 2023

Twenty-one states have constitutional or legal provisions that prohibit discrimination on the basis of LGBTQ+ status. Pa. is not one of them


After Pitt forum, say it loud: Transgender rights are human rights | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 20, 2023

Woke? Our transgender friends and neighbors are wide awake. It's some of the rest of us who need the wake-up call.


The views aired at Pitt debate were ugly. It was still right to let it happen | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - April 20, 2023

A university is exactly the place where such explorations must take place if America is to remain a free society.

Transgender Flag held in the sky.

Americans support transgender rights, especially when they know a trans person | John A. Tures

BY: - April 20, 2023

That support outstrips the efforts of policymakers who would take away their rights

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Darrin W. Anderson is the new president, CEO of the Urban League of Philadelphia

BY: - April 13, 2023

Anderson who recently served as CEO of the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance.

Transgender Flag held in the sky.

N.J. Gov. Murphy declares Garden State a ‘safe haven’ for transgender, nonbinary people

BY: - April 5, 2023

New Jersey is estimated to be home to more than 30K transgender and nonbinary residents, according to the Williams Institute at UCLA.

Protesters during the 2020 George Floyd protests in Philadelphia (Photo courtesy of Michael Coard).

Philly’s settlement a win for protesters; police reform fight continues | Michael Coard

BY: - March 26, 2023

This was a 'truly unique civil rights lawsuit' because it sought more than mere money.

‘My country is in trouble’: Central Pa. volunteers fighting targeted violence share their stories

BY: - March 19, 2023

The experience has been a lesson in 'the ABCs of constructive dialogue,' they said.


Why shocking new data shows we can’t stop fighting hate | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 15, 2023

The rise in extremism and antisemitism can only be answered one way.


Policing has its roots in slave-catching. To change it, we must change that legacy | Opinion

BY: - March 12, 2023

By Terrence A. Alladin The beating of Tyre Nichols by five Black police officers of the Memphis Police Department is a racial problem. The fact that Tyre Nichols is a Black man and that the five police officers are Black men does not diminish the effect that race played in this awful incident. Nichols was […]