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Shelly’s Voice, Demonstrators Rally To Support Transgender Catholic Students

INDIANAPOLIS (WFYI) – Cars circled two full blocks of downtown Indianapolis Saturday as part of protest to support transgender students. The demonstration was in response to the Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis’s new policy banning transgender students from their schools. The guidance from the Archdiocese says if a student or parent works to “legally change the students ‘gender’ …

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Shelly’s Voice responds to Archdiocese of Indianapolis’ new sexual identity policy

Indianapolis, IN – Tuesday, June 24, 2020 –  Shelly’s Voice, the nationally-supported advocacy group formed to defend and protect LGBTQ teachers and school staff from discrimination and unjust dismissal, responds today to the Archdiocese of Indianapolis’ intentions to expel transgender students from their various schools across the city. Shelly’s Voice statement reads: Shelly’s Voice Advocacy …

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Supreme Court rules 1964 law protects LGBTQ+ workers; Shelly Fitzgerald, Shelly’s Voice Advocacy says ‘fight is far from over.’

Indianapolis, IN – June 15th, 2020 – The Supreme Court made a 6-3 decision Monday morning protecting LGBTQ+ workers through the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The court ruled that the Act’s language (prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex) includes sexual orientation and gender identity. This is a historic step for LGBTQ+ Americans, but …