LGBTQ-discrimination

How Philly’s Pride march captured the politics of the moment | Analysis

BY: - June 7, 2022

Nearly three years since the last in-person Pride, this year's event began with a march and a show of solidarity.

The Fairness Act has bipartisan support. So what’s holding it up in Harrisburg? | Analysis

BY: - June 5, 2022

As many celebrate Pride month, LGBTQ Pennsylvanians are continuing the fight for protections from discrimination.

Wolf admin panel seeks to strengthen to strengthen LGBTQ protections

BY: - May 1, 2022

The Pa. Human Relations Commission proposed new rules treating anti-LGBTQ discrimination as a form of sex discrimination.

‘Wrong, hurtful, dangerous’: LGBTQ advocates want Chambersburg’s anti-discrimination ordinance reinstated

BY: - February 28, 2022

The Pennsylvania Coalition for Trans Youth said it will voice its concerns over the reversal at council’s first meeting since the anti-discrimination ordinance was repealed in late January after being on the books for just four months. 

‘Shameful’ and ‘dangerous’: Pa.’s LGBTQ+ Caucus calls for swift action on anti-discrimination bill following Chambersburg vote

BY: - January 25, 2022

Calling the decision ”shameful” and “dangerous,” state LGBTQ+ Caucus leaders, which include, state Reps. Dan Frankel, D-Allegheny, Brian Sims, D-Philadelphia, and Sen. Katie Muth, D-Montgomery, expressed concern over the repercussions of revoking the ordinance, writing in a Tuesday statement that its repeal  leaves “LGBTQ+ Pennsylvanians in an extremely vulnerable position.”

Half of LGBTQ workers have faced job discrimination, new report finds

BY: - September 16, 2021

The Williams Institute study states that over 8 million workers in the U.S. identify as LGBT. The study stipulates that “Employment discrimination and harassment against LGBT people has been documented in a variety of sources and found to negatively impact employees’ health and well-being and to reduce job commitment and satisfaction.”