THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
August 4, 1940 – August 27, 2021
“I have a proud history in the struggle to end discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender, race, religion, age, income and disability.”
Former Pennsylvania State Legislator and Attorney. Advocate for LGBTQ equality and women’s rights. Co-founder of the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League of Pennsylvania, NARAL-PA. Co-founder of the Clara Bell Duvall Education Foundation. Co-chair of the Philadelphia 8th Ward Executive Committee. ACLU. Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.
Photo. Babette Josephs in 2017, visiting Mt. Fuji, Japan (Photograph by Eliza Master).