‘Let our kids play’: Advocates rally for transgender youth at Pa. Capitol
“Trans youth are welcome in Pennsylvania, Trans people belong in Pennsylvania,” Janelle Crossley, one of the state’s most prominent transgender rights advocates, said.
Legal recognition for transgender, nonbinary Pennsylvanians doesn’t come easy. Here’s why some are calling for change
But the best way to make the name and gender identity change process easier in Pennsylvania is to establish a simplified, statewide process, an expert said.
These pro-transgender rights candidates are running for office in red districts. Can they win?
(*This story was updated at 1:11 p.m. on 9/20/20 to note that Janelle Crossley would be Pennsylvania’s first transgender woman elected official if she wins in November.) As she prepared to announce her candidacy for state House, Janelle Crossley was debating with herself — should she reveal she is transgender? On the one hand, Crossley […]
Pa. Court issues unfavorable name-change ruling for trans litigants
A name change is critical and life-affirming for trans individuals. But a state law prohibits those with certain convictions from changing their names.
At least 26 trans people have been killed in the U.S. this year. This is who they are
Each left a unique and indelible footprint in their community. Each person was here, and each lived as their authentic selves.
Community College of Philly teach-in will focus on transgender violence
The teach-in session, which starts at 11 a.m. Thursday, will discuss the impact of transphobia, misogyny and racism in the trans community.
Philadelphia’s Black queer and burlesque performers call out white producers and club owners
The performers addressed allegations of racial bias in hiring, firing and pay, as well as tokenism, transphobia and unwanted sexual advances.
‘Say Her Name’: Philly Protesters seek justice for Black, trans women
The march was one of countless held across the city since the murder of George Floyd. The tone that set this one apart was its focus on Black women, girls and trans women.
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