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With community focus and affordable healthcare as her central platforms, the spokesperson for the nation’s largest civil-rights organization has launched an election bid in her home state.

 

Allentown’s Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center has joined 32 other LGBTQ rights organizations across the country in filing documents supporting trans woman Aimee Stephens in her U.S. Supreme Court case.

Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund, a nonprofit dedicated to achieving trans equality, filed the “friend of the court” brief, or amicus brief, July 2. In her case R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Stephens was fired from her job at a funeral home after beginning to live openly as her authentic gender.

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