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We’re winning! SEPTA plans to remove gender stickers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 12 April 2012 Contact: Max Ray – 215-908-8939 Rachel Zall – 781-219-7779 Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Philadelphians Win Historic Victory; RAGE Announces SEPTA Concedes Gender Stickers Must Go by 2013 PHILADELPHIA – Riders Against Gender Exclusion … Continue reading

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Get on the Bus: Join RAGE to Ride with Respect

OPERATION RIDE WITH RESPECT is a bold membership campaign to get 3,000 SEPTA riders to pledge their support to end the M/F gender sticker policy, to watch out for the safety of other riders on SEPTA and report any incidents … Continue reading

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Campus Progress publishes insightful article about RAGE

Campus Progress is part of the Washington D.C. think tank, the Center for American Progress. RAGE’s story of taking action locally against gender-based discrimination in the larger context of violence against trans people inspired them to write this article. If … Continue reading

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RAGE Member Nico Amador has a great interview in the Philly Magazine!

My favorite quote: “Trans people are not the only people who are impacted by this policies, there are many other people who are choosing to express themselves and their gender in a way that doesn’t fit traditional norms and that’s … Continue reading

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Most Candidates Seeking Democratic Nominations Support RAGE

Our allies at the Liberty City LGBT Democratic Club asked them their thoughts on the gender stickers issue, and nearly every candidate was actively in support of removing them before the new fare system goes into place. Here is a … Continue reading

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Share RAGE’s Bill of Rights with friends, family, and… political candidates

RAGE Rider’s Bill of Rights is now available RAGE Rider’s Bill of Rights for your printing, viewing, and signing pleasure. If you collect signatures, email nogenderstickers[at]gmail[dot]com to have them added to the official document.

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Trans People Take on Transit in NYC

In a case that wound its way all the way to the New York State Supreme Court, a transwoman won the right to sue NYC’s transit authority when she was verbally harassed by an employee. It’s nice to know that … Continue reading

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