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Regional News, Events, and Activities

The following meeting information concerning state-wide and area news, events, and activities is updated at the beginning of each calendar month. Please check with the originating organization because of likely cancellations or changes since they were originally posted here. See Local News for events and activities in the Morgantown area not organized directly by the CCSJ.

WEST VIRGINIA'S 19TH AMENDMENT CENTENNIAL CELEBRATIONS
There will be activities around the state during 2020. See here for details. 

KANAWHA VALLEY NOW CHAPTER
Information about the Kanawha Valley NOW chapter is available here at their Facebook page or email kanawhavalleynow@gmail.com. There is also a new “Name and Gender Change Guide for West Virginia Residents” available here.

ACLU ANNOUNCES REVISED PRIDE SCHEDULE
Events will take place as follows: Wheeling – August 22-23; Morgantown – September 5; Parkersburg and Huntington – October 10; Fairmont, Lost River, Charleston, and Elkins – all to be announced; Eastern Panhandle, Buckhannon, and Beckley – all canceled.

WEST VIRGINIA NOW
West Virginia NOW has a Facebook page and a web page

FAIRNESS WEST VIRGINIA UPDATE
“Too many transgender people in West Virginia can't access the healthcare they need. We're working to fix that. We launched an interactive health guide for transgender people across our state, and we're adding more providers and clinics each month!” Check out the guide at fairnesswv.org/transhealthguide/.
Fairness also wants to hear stories: “Calling all LGBTQ people in West Virginia: Have you faced discrimination because of your sexual orientation or gender identity? If so, we want to hear your story! Unfortunately, too many people still don’t believe LGBTQ people face discrimination in the year 2020. Share your story with us so we can fight for bills like the Fairness Act.” Share your story at fairnesswv.org/stories/
Follow Fairness West Virginia on Facebook here.
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