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In this May 29, 2020, file photo, Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine, meets with the media at The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) headquarters in Harrisburg, Pa.  As a transgender woman, Levine has been subject to an endless stream of mockery and abuse on social media and elsewhere. (Joe Hermitt/The Patriot-News via AP)
Pennsylvania’s Top Health Official Is Battling ‘Vile’ and ‘Toxic’ Transphobia

Dr. Rachel Levine, a pediatrician who became state health secretary in 2017, is one of the few transgender people nationwide serving in either elective office or as a high-ranking government appointee.

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The Fight to Protect LGBTQ Pennsylvanians Isn’t Over

“We need the Pennsylvania General Assembly and Congress to catch up with the courts and citizens of our commonwealth and nation."

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You Might Have Heard Pride Was Canceled This Year in PA. You Heard Wrong.

While there might not be the usual parades, parties, and panel discussions, Pride Month didn’t go anywhere.

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Dominique Fells and Riah Milton: The Latest Victims in the ‘Epidemic of Violence’ Facing Trans People

Fells and Milton’s deaths represent at least the 13th and 14th violent killings of transgender or gender non-conforming people in the United States in 2020, according to the Human Rights campaign.

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Pennsylvania Becomes First State to Gather Data on LGBTQ Coronavirus Cases

Researchers have said that the LGBTQ community is particularly vulnerable during this pandemic, both in terms of personal health and economic instability.

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Pittsburgh Radio Host Who Drove a Priest to Suicide Is in Trouble Again

This isn’t the first time Marty Griffin has misgendered a transgender person.