Study: Pa. ranks 24th nationwide for acceptance of LGBTQ people
'Pennsylvania’s legal landscape puts LGBTQ residents at risk of discrimination and harassment,' the report concludes.
Philly agrees to pay $2M in settlement over LGBTQ foster care lawsuit
Officials also will renew a Catholic foster care agency's contract, and not require it to follow a nondiscrimination policy.
Pa’s Shapiro pledges to pass nondiscrimination law if elected governor in 2022
'I’m willing to put capital behind getting the nondiscrimination bill passed,' the Democratic hopeful said.
Philly photographers push for equality in the wedding industry for queer couples
“I think that, going into 2022, we all need to grow, we all need to expand our opinions on what it means to get married,” Robertson said.
Philly attorney continues to challenge statewide anti-bias rule
The dispute is pending before U.S. District Judge Chad F. Kenney of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
10 years after ‘Don’t ask, Don’t Tell”: A new world for LGBTQ service members in Pa. and beyond
'I have a lot of peace of mind knowing that my wife can also receive benefits or services offered to other military spouses,' a Montgomery County veteran said
Starting this year school year, all Philly public schools to have gender-neutral bathrooms
The district is “committed to creating an inclusive culture where all students feel valued and know they are in a safe and nurturing learning environment," a spokesperson said.
Pa. Youth Congress hits Keystone State corporations for lack of LGBTQ support
Preston Heldibridle, the group's executive director, said that the organization has seen benefits from its work during Pride month.
It’s far past time for Pa. lawmakers to pass comprehensive non-discrimination legislation | Opinion
We all deserve the chance to thrive in an environment where we have the safety and security to flourish in our identity.
‘A sad loss for Philadelphians’: LGBTQ advocates react to Supreme Court ruling in Philly foster case
"Our tax dollars should be dedicated to securing good homes for these kids, not discriminating against those who want to help," one advocate said.
U.S. Supreme Court rules against Philadelphia in foster parents case
The ruling was "a blow to children and families in the foster care system within the city of Philadelphia," one LGBTQ advocacy group said Thursday.
Looking back at transgender progress one year after the murder of Rem’mie Fells | Analysis
“I’m so grateful that during her short life here on earth, she was able to touch your lives with her genuine and loving self," Fells' mother, Terri Edmonds, said.