Frank Pizzoli

Frank Pizzoli

Frank Pizzoli, the former editor and publisher of the Central Voice, writes about the issues that matter to Pennsylvania's LGBTQ residents.

The cover of author Richard Rothstein's new book (submitted).

‘Government at all levels created segregation’: author Rothstein says ahead of HBG appearance

By: - May 15, 2023

Richard Rothstein speaks at Harrisburg’s Midtown Scholar bookstore on June 3 at 6 p.m.

At Harrisburg encampment for the unhoused, a temporary solution to a longstanding problem

By: - April 23, 2023

'There’s a lot more going on here than meets the eye,' advocate Aisha Mobley said.

Poverty infringes on all our prosperity, author Matthew Desmond says ahead of HBG appearance

By: - March 22, 2023

The Pulitzer Prize winner speaks at Harrisburg's Midtown Scholar bookstore on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

‘My country is in trouble’: Central Pa. volunteers fighting targeted violence share their stories

By: - March 19, 2023

The experience has been a lesson in 'the ABCs of constructive dialogue,' they said.

As the U.S. reels from more mass shootings, a renewed push for reform on Capitol Hill 

By: - February 16, 2023

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-1st District, is among the backers of the effort

Urban Rural Action to select 28 volunteers to prevent ‘targeted violence’

By: - January 3, 2023

Residents of Adams, Dauphin, Franklin, and York counties all are involved in the community push.

‘We want to fix Harrisburg’: Reformers summit seeks solutions to state government’s woes

By: - December 2, 2022

The event, sponsored by Fair Districts PA and the League of Women Voters of Pa., kicks off Saturday.

Retiring Rep. Brian Sims finds next act with LGBTQ business, policy group

By: - November 27, 2022

'Discrimination and violence against LGBTQ people are on the increase because it is fueled, in part, by legislative attacks in local, state, and national governments,' Sims said.

Josh Shapiro with health care and service industry workers outside the Smithfield United Church of Christ in Downtown Pittsburgh on Mon., Sept. 19, 2022. CP Photo: Jamie Wiggan

‘Critical to protecting our democracy’: Author Tim Miller says of Pa.’s governor race

By: - October 24, 2022

The former GOP strategist holds forth on Mastriano v. Shapiro; Fetterman and Oz, and why democracy is worth saving.


Being civil is a lost art – especially in politics. We need to get way better at it | Frank Pizzoli

By: - September 30, 2022

Ever been asked by a plumber fixing your toilet what your politics are? I have. It's as awkward as you might think.

Pa. ranks 23rd nationwide for its LGBTQ business climate, new analysis finds

By: - September 12, 2022

The state is hobbled by its lack of civil rights protections for LGBTQ Pennsylvanians.


LGBTQ people are under attack. Fight back by knowing your history | Frank Pizzoli

By: - August 14, 2022

Past accomplishments are a blueprint for preserving existing civil rights, advocate Eric Selvey said.