Pittsburgh Protect Trans Kid Projects Has Yard Signs and More

The Protect Trans Kids Project has new energy so please request your sign or sticker, invite your friends. To kick things off, we revised our video set to the vocal styling of Social Justice Disco. Thanks to Liz Berlin, Phat Man Dee, and Dr. Holly Hood. Request a sign bit.ly/ProtectTransKidsSigns Donate to help share more […]

87 Trans Voices on the Trans Day of Visibility

Transgender Awareness Week

The Trans Day of Visibility is dedicated to celebrating transgender people and raising awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide, as well as a celebration of their contributions to society. I spend too much time – by necessity – writing about violence targeting the trans community. Today, I offer you different content. From 2015-2018, we collected stories directly from […]

If Pittsburgh Trans Folx Need a Sign, the Protect Trans Kids Project is Here

Protect Trans Kids

The Protect Trans Kids Project (#PTK) is needed now more than ever. Thus, Pittsburgh LGBTQ Charities is reinvigorating this public show of support for the trans community. You can request a sign, sticker, or pen at this link. There is no charge for these items, but we do rely entirely on donations. #PTK took a […]

PA House Republicans Introduce Package of Anti-Trans Bills

A week before the Trans Day of Visibility, a group of Pennsylvania legislators have introduced a package of anti-trans bills targeting students and educators. Surprise – they are Republicans. The package of bills are framed around protecting free speech as well as also defending parents and teachers. ‘Parents rights’ transcend the rights of students. They […]

And Then You Came For Me With Help and Support and Love

Sue Kerr crowdfund

Content Note: mental health, childhood abuse, police encounter, 302 or civil commitment, anti-trans actions, support Thank you for showing up for me during a really tough time. How Your Support is Keeping Me Safe With your help, I was able to pay the retainer for a great lawyer who has been helpful, kind, and pragmatic. […]

Dear Taylor Swift. Pittsburgh’s Trans Kids Need You.

Protect Trans Kids

Friday night is one of the two biggest concerts of the year in Pittsburgh – Taylor Swift. The other is Beyonce in August. The news has devoted multiple segments for the past two weeks, nightly, to the concert – the fans, the hotel rooms being rented, the restaurants, the parking, etc. As someone who lives […]

Let’s Get 100 #ProtectTransKids Signs into Pittsburgh Public School by #DayOfSilence (Friday)

Protect Trans Kids

UPDATE – It is Thursday night about 9 PM. We’ve raised enough to send one full box and need just $350 to send the second box. Will we be able to do it before the end of the #DayOfSilence? That’s up to you … (scroll down for donations links) We kicked off a crowdfund blitz […]

Update on Crowdfund to Plant #ProtectTransKids Yard Signs in Local Communities

Protect Trans Kids

Anyone can make an individual request for a yard sign, stickers, or pens at http://bit.ly/ProtectTransKidsSigns at no charge. Some communities have organized to distribute directly. We are crowdfunding with them to pay for a box of 50 signs ($580) so we can get them in the ground ASAP.  Ask your friends in these communities to donate and […]

Anonymous Carnegie Resident Attempts to Have #ProtectTransKids Sign Removed From Neighbor’s Yard

Our Trans Day of Visibility effort to get #ProtectTransKids signs into the hands of communities where they are underrepresented is going well. Donate here if you are already convinced. We’ve funded 50 signs for Butler County and they will be heading to Totalus Creamery, a new Boba cafe in Butler. Then we funded 50 signs […]

Make #ProtectTransKids Yard Signs More Visible With This Quick Fundraiser

Protect Trans Kids

Our #ProtectTransKids yard sign effort is going strong, nearly 1200 signs strong throughout the region (plus Philly and Baltimore) Something that’s worked well before was crowdfunding for a batch of 50 signs and then working with a local partner to distribute them quickly on the ground. We then ask people who claim the signs to […]