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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

A protester holds a “Trans People Belong” sign during a June 2020 protest.

Editorial | Texas attack on trans rights is putting people’s wellbeing at risk

By The Pitt News Editorial Board February 28, 2022
The Texas order will not prevent gender transitioning or affirming procedures — which Abbott defines as “child abuse.” Instead, this will lead to more devastating consequences.
The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion hosted its “To Be Oneself” event on Wednesday afternoon as part of Pitt’s annual Diversity Forum.

‘Stop talking and act’: Panelists discuss ways to protect, support trans people

By Natalie Frank, News Editor July 29, 2021
Pitt hosted the event “To Be Oneself” on Wednesday afternoon, which focused on ways the University can take action to support transgender students, faculty and staff and how everyone can support Pittsburgh’s trans community, specifically trans people of color.
Editorial | Recent increase in anti-trans legislation is a step backwards

Editorial | Recent increase in anti-trans legislation is a step backwards

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 13, 2021
The recent increase in anti-trans legislation is harmful and a step backward for America in acknowledging and accepting the LGBTQ+ community. Trans people need access to health care just as much as any cisgender person does, if not more, and their needs must be respected just like anyone else’s.
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