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Pa. Moves to Include LGBTQ Protections in Anti-Discrimination Laws

As it stands right now, Pennsylvania is the only state in the Northeast that doesn’t address LGBTQ people in its hate crime laws – meaning crimes committed […]

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Temple University Now Offers Gender-Inclusive Housing

Temple University is offering gender-inclusive housing to students looking to live on campus this fall. 

Expect crowded conditions on the Broad Street Line around this time every day during the convention. | Photo: Ben Schumin
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Court: SEPTA Can Discriminate Against You For Your Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

NBC 10 is reporting that a Pennsylvania appeals court has ruled that SEPTA isn’t subject to Philadelphia’s city ordinance which bans discrimination against sexual orientation and […]

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President Obama To Sign Executive Order Banning Gender Identity Discrimination for Federal Employees

In a surprise announcement at this evening’s White House LGBT Pride Reception, President Obama said he plans on issuing an executive order banning federal jobs from […]

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Gender Identity Added to Fortune 500 Policy

PPL Corporation, a Fortune 500 company based in Allentown (about an hour’s drive from Philly), has added gender identity to its non-discrimination policy this week. […]

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Do It: Gender Reel

Gender Reel, the East Coast’s largest multimedia festival focused on gender identity, opens September 7 in Philadelphia with a full weekend of film screenings, photography shows, live performance, workshops and more.

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VIDEO: Warren and Annette’s Trans Son

Warren Beatty and Annette Bening’s trans son Stephen gets personal in a new video for WeHappyTrans.

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Real Life: LGBT Refugees

A new report from Organization for Refuge, Asylum & Migration and Indiana University study what the experiences are like for LGBT refugees fleeing countries over sexual orientation and gender identity.

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What We Love: Outside the Frame

Deen is a Brooklyn-based performance artist who, like Cher or Madonna, is known on a first name basis. These days, audiences can find him in […]

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New Guidelines in Housing

At the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force conference in Baltimore this weekend, Shaun Donovan, the secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), said that […]