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POLICY GOES INTO EFFECT AUG. 26

Advocates challenge Eastern Lancaster Co. School trans policy

More than a dozen advocates appeared at the Aug. 12 school board meeting at Eastern Lancaster County School District to challenge a policy that would separate students by biological sex in bathrooms …

UNAPOLOGETIC

Jeffrey Epstein’s remarks about homosexuality will make you cringe

Before his death, accused sex trafficker and convicted child sex offender Jeffrey Epstein gave an exclusive interview with reporter James B. Stewart from the New York Times. The interview …

Our 'Pride" is definitely showing!

Another incredible Central PA Pride Festival

With an estimated attendance of 7,000, Central PA Pride Festival held its second event in Soldiers and Sailors Mall on the grounds of the PA State Capitol July 27.

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Understanding our allies

Some people are allies to the LGBTQ+ community based on a personal experience. Like a gay family member or loved one. Others are allies because they believe love is universal, identity is uniquely …

arizona official's HEART OF 'GOULD'

‘Sin’ of homosexuality kills gay men at age 42

"We all have our sins, but we should try to suppress them. Alcoholism is harmful, too, but we don't see groups promoting alcoholism." An Arizona elected official said that groups shouldn’t …

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Daughter of Holocaust survivors educates others

“My work involves engaging people in the lessons learned from the Holocaust,” Lillian Rappaport, 68, tells Central Voice. She is the daughter of Holocaust survivors. Polish Jews sent …

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ALLY IN THE ACADEMY

How natural is ‘Natural Law?’

First, some good news. This spring the U.S. Supreme Court declined to take up a challenge to the transgender bathroom policy approved in 2018 by the Boyertown Area School District, leaving students …

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Visibility is important all year long

Visible, to be seen.  As transgender individuals this one word can be both terrifying and yet so freeing and it is so very important to us all.  On March 31 we celebrated Transgender Day of …

“NOT SURE IF THAT CAME FROM LEGAL COUNSEL”

U.S. Border Patrol separating people with HIV from family

The slow-motion train wreck once known as the United States Constitution continued its human wreckage when Chief Brian Hastings of the Custom and Border Patrol (CBP) casually explained to Rep. Jamie …

Will PA pass LGBT civil rights?

Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta brings optimism, pragmatism to job

“I bring endless optimism mixed with lots of pragmatism to my job as a legislator,” State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta tells The Central Voice. Openly-gay Kenyatta is a North Philadelphia …

MANY DEATHS DON’T MATTER TO ANYONE

LGBT murders at 'alarming' levels in Latin America

Four LGBT+ people are murdered every day in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to “alarming” new research released by a regional network of gay rights groups. At least …