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Where do Philly’s mayoral candidates stand on LGBTQ issues? | Analysis

BY: - March 12, 2023

Here's what all 11 declared candidates have to say about the issues that matter to the city's LGBTQ residents.

Wade Albert and Chesley Lightsey are running for judge this year. (Lightsey photo by Kelly Burkhardt.)

Philly’s LGBTQ judicial candidates say they plan to work for the people

BY: - January 29, 2023

Hopefuls Wade Albert and Chesley Lightsey each are running in the May 16 primary.

Pa. Legislature’s LGBTQ Caucus changes up leadership

BY: - January 8, 2023

Reps. Malcolm Kenyatta, of Philadelphia, and Jessica Benham, of Allegheny County, are the caucus' new chairs. Both are out lawmakers.

Clockwise from top left: New Philadelphia City Councilmembers Sharon Vaughn, Jim Harrity, Quetcy Lozada, and Anthony Phillips

New Philly City Council members talk LGBTQ rights, priorities for 2023

BY: - December 12, 2022

'For me, it is important that we keep all of our children safe, and in this particular case, LGBTQ youth,' Councilmember Anthony Phillips said.

U.S. Sen John Fetterman, D-Pa., (L) and Gov. Josh Shapiro (Campaign file photos).

Pa’s 2022 candidates — and their stances on LGBTQ issues — take the national stage | Analysis

BY: - October 22, 2022

There are bright line divisions between the Democrats and Republicans running for governor and U.S. Senate.

The Whitehall Township Municipal Building, shown on May 9, was one of five locations for ballot drop-off boxes in Lehigh County (Photo by Donna Fisher/Armchair Lehigh Valley).

Pa. LGBTQ organizations work to register voters before midterms

BY: - October 9, 2022

'It’s crucial that young people vote, especially if they’re LGBTQ or allies, because the policies are still being written in this state,' one advocate said.


Post-Roe, what’s the fate of marriage equality in Pa.? | Frank Pizzoli

BY: - July 24, 2022

'Conservative members of the Supreme Court are on a faith-based mission, which includes ending marriage equality,' Wayne Besen, of Truth Wins Out, said.


Why the LGBTQ community rejected Brian Sims for lieutenant governor | Mark Segal

BY: - May 20, 2022

Sims was a bad candidate from the start due to a lot of past baggage and controversy.