Policy

Earlier this month the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) released the results of the US Trans Survey (USTS), which, at 28,000 respondents, is the largest survey ever devoted to the lives and experiences of trans people. The USTS was a follow-up to the ground breaking National Transgender Discrimination Survey, which was collected in 2008 and 2009 by the NCTE in partnership with the National LGBTQ Task Force. The USTS gathered data from across all 50 states,... More
Mazzoni Center Legal Services, in collaboration with our friends at the ACLU of Pennsylvania , have put together a two-sided flyer, explaining the legal rights of anyone involved in a protest. Side one of this flyer was prepared by the ACLU of PA, and outlines some basic do’s and don’ts to stay safe in an encounter with law enforcement officials. Side two provides additional considerations for trans and gender variant protesters, prepared by our team at Mazzoni Legal Services. This includes an outline of... More
(*Note: this list of ordinances has been updated as of May 2016) Abington Township, (Code of the Township of Abington, Ordinance No. 2029) (2012) Allegheny County (Allegheny County Code of Ordinances, Ordinance No. 26-09-OR) (2009); Allentown City (Codified Ordinances of the City of Allentown § 181) (2002); Ambler Borough (awaiting citation) (enacted May 17, 2016, effective August 15, 2016); Bethlehem City (Codified Ordinances of the City of Bethlehem No. 2011-13, Article 145) (2011) Bristol City (Codified Ordinances of the City of Bristol Code §§ 1-421.1; 1-421.2; 1-423.C) (... More