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 […]

What if your #ProtectTransKids yard sign is stolen or vandalized?

Yard signs belong in yards. Simple … request a replacement at no charge. We’ve been fortunate that not many such incidents have occurred, but we want to put it out there. Also, if your sign stakes snap or break, we have extras. Fill out the form and we’ll be in touch. This is another reason […]

Update on the Legal Cases Behind #ProtectTransKids Project

Protect Trans Kids

It was a litle less than a year ago that the O’Donnell-Collar family first entered a courtroom to resist the racist, transphobic harassment by their next door neighbor. After repeated police calls and detailing many, many interactions, they had finally convinced the District Attorney’s office to issue a summary citation of one count of harassment. […]

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 […]

‘I Will Survive’ – The Official #ProtectTransKids Video

Protect Trans Kids

Each time I see a yard sign, I feel a little thrill. When I saw multiples, it increases. That’s not just satisfaction, it is validation that all of these spaces are proclaiming that they stand with transgender kids. And when I drive down a block or two and see many signs, it is a wonderful […]

How to Request Campaign Yard Signs around Pittsburgh

I know, I know – yard signs don’t generate votes. My campaign staff friends tell me this and I say “phooey” to them. I notice signs. And I especially notice the signs in my own neighborhood (Manchester on the Northside) which is 70% Black and 30% white. I notice which candidates have support. I notice […]

Haters Gonna Hate or the Latest Northsider Who Thinks It is Okay To Harass Trans Kids & Remove Yard Signs

The #ProtectTransKids campaign is still bursting with requests – we just placed another order for signs and the first batch of stickers went out in today’s mail. You are doing a solid job protecting trans kids, the one at the epicenter of this project, and all of the trans kids (of all ages) who see […]

500 Yard Signs to #ProtectTransKids

Yard Signs Pittsburgh

When I’m driving, well I know I’m gonna see,I’m gonna see the yard signs put up just for youWhen I’m walking, yeah I know I’m gonna seeI’m gonna see neighbors speaking out just for youWhen I’m biking well I know I’m gonna beI’m gonna be the one who delivers some signs just for youAnd when […]

Update on #ProtectTransKids Yard Sign Effort – 500 Signs!

Protect Trans Kids Pittsburgh

As you may know, Pittsburgh LGBTQ Charities has been working with a local family and their neighbors to distribute yard signs throughout the community. The signs read ‘Protect Trans Kids’ and are intended to send that direct message. The idea was planted in mid-June, the first 50 signs delivered to us on June 24, and […]