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Transgender Man Sues Philly IHOP for Sexual Harassment

These days, Jahkee Wade makes hoagies at the University City Wawa at 36th and Chestnut streets, a job he says he loves because the employees […]

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Kenney Expands City-Funded Travel Ban to Places With Anti-LBGT Legislation

Last month, Mayor Jim Kenney placed a ban on non-essential city-funded travel to Mississippi and North Carolina, in response to legislation enacted in those states that limit the […]

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Philly Lesbian Couple Says Virginia Hotel Refused Them a Room

On Sunday night, South Philadelphia residents Meredith Murray and Chivonn Anderson packed up the car, ready to begin the long journey to visit Murray’s sister […]

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State Should Pay for Gender-Reassignment Surgeries, Says Pa. Governor Wolf

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is speaking out against the very state that he runs after the state-run Medicaid program said it wouldn’t pay for a […]

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Here’s the Thing About People Like Kim Davis

People like Kim Davis aren’t going away. Not yet, anyway. But, there are things we can and should be doing to prevent them from hurting […]

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PA State Legislature Proposes Bill to End Gay Panic and Trans Panic Defense

A new piece of Pennsylvania legislation, HB1509, introduced on Tuesday, would prevent those accused of manslaughter to claim “trans panic” or “gay panic” in their […]

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State Lawmakers Reintroduce PA LGBT Nondiscrimination Bill

Brian Sims and other key lawmakers in the State welcomed the reintroduction of bipartisan Pennsylvania LGBT non-discrimination bills in the state House of Representatives. Sims, who […]

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Cory Booker and Members of Congress to Introduce LGBT Non-Discrimination Bill

We have breaking news that Cory Booker, along with other members of the U.S. Congress, will introduce a historic comprehensive LGBT non-discrimination bill tomorrow in […]

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PA LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill Given Another Shot

Hopefully, the third time’s a charm. Several reports are indicating that Pennsylvania State Senator Larry Farnese has started the process to reintroduce legislation to ban […]