hate crimes Archive
I am simply horrified to report that the Cleveland Plains Dealer has yet to eliminate the transphobic and hateful content in their reporting on the murder of 20 year old Cemia Acoff (also known as Ce Ce Dove.) It is simply unbelievable, but it is important to take note of this degree of institutionalized hate.
This nifty little pie chart from the Guardian is a great way to illustrate where our various states stand with regard to STATEWIDE equal rights. Brace yourself. Pennsylvania has nothing. Marriage – banned Hospital visitation – no clear cut rights Adoption – single parent adoption is legal (same sex adoption is not a law) Employment
I grabbed this snippet summary from HRC: In May, Pennsylvania House Bill 1434 was introduced which would propose and amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution reading:” Marriage is the legal union of only one man and one woman as husband and wife and no other legal union that is treated as marriage or the substantial equivalent