"Through the current census count, Pennsylvania receives $26.8 billion for federally funded programs each year. That is around $2,000 per resident per year. However, that also means that every Pennsylvanian who is not counted in the census means the loss of around $2,000 to the state.
'Not counting just 1,000 Pennsylvanians could result in the loss of $2 million in federal funding,” said Department of Labor and Industry Secretary Gerard Oleksiak.'"
“This welcome development could hold useful lessons for Pennsylvania — and for any jurisdictions concerned about the potential impact of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling expected this spring about whether existing federal employment discrimination protections include LGBT Americans.”
New Jersey's new LGBT-inclusive public school curriculum offers Pennsylvania an example of how it can be done — although some fear that progress on discrimination could be undone by upcoming U.S. Su...
"One batch of bills would bar doctors from providing them certain gender-related medical treatment; another batch would bar trans students from participating on school sports teams of the gender they identify with."
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"Now, LGBTQ teachers are waiting for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether the federal civil rights law guarantees them nationwide protection from workplace discrimination. While some individual school districts and cities have workplace protections for LGBTQ employees, many teachers in more than half of states are left unsure about how much of their personal lives—and identity—they can share publicly without fear of repercussion."