High school student Rania Zuri has made it her mission to end book deserts in West Virginia. Book deserts are places without libraries and bookstores, threatening literacy rates for young children. A senior at Morgantown High School, Zuri founded the LiTEArary Society to provide books to preschool children across West Virginia.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Casey Johnson lives in Pittsburgh’s North Shore, a couple of blocks from one of the most colorful buildings in the nation, Randyland, a utopian-esque public art installation with walls, chairs, and trinkets in every possible shade and hue.When apartment shopping in the Steel City, Johnson, who is pansexual, gender non-binary and uses non-gendered pronouns, searched to find a neighborhood that was the “most accepting.” North Shore, they said, fits the bill.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Another Year, Another Fairness Act: Is 2021 The Year W.Va. Adopts A Law For Gay, Transgender Rights?
Advocates for a law protecting the rights of gay and transgender West Virginians say the legislation has broad, bipartisan support. But the bill has been introduced almost every session for the last 20 years. What's different this time?Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Fairness West Virginia, an advocacy group for the state’s LGBTQ+ population, held a panel for the press Tuesday morning to discuss its proposed ‘Fairness…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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