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Is Obama Doing Enough?

When the White House announced President Barack Obama would not sign an executive order at this time to prohibit federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT […]

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Gay Marriage: Our Generation’s Civil Rights Issue

Each spring, I join with observers around the world to retell an ancient tale and pose a number of questions.  (No, it’s not the story […]

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Congressman: Stay in the Closet

Recently, a congressman from Iowa made a few controversial statements about workplace discrimination. Specifically, Rep. Steve King, a Republican from Iowa, said that if an employee […]

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LGBT at Work?

In almost 30 states in this country you can be fired for being gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender – including Pennsylvania. That’s why advocates are […]

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Adrian Shanker Gets Roasted

More than 200 people got together in Allentown this past weekend with a common cause – to help Adrian Shanker ring in his 25th birthday […]

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Same-Sex Couples Are Families Too

This week, the Obama administration took a small, but important step in recognizing same-sex couples. The Federal Register website reports that the White House proposed […]

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Equality PA Makes Endorsements

Equality Pennsylvania announced its list of endorsed candidates this week in time for the primary April 24. The LGBT organization not only made endorsements in […]

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Gay Pride, Military Style

The end of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” has opened many doors – and no shortage of closets. As the U.S. military successfully implements the nondiscrimination […]

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The Real Face of DOMA

The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is arguably the most devastating law in the country for LGBT people. Not only does it discriminate against same-sex […]

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City to Pay Boy Scouts?

In a perfect world, perhaps, the Boys Scouts of America would permit gay scouts and leaders into the organization. But in Philadelphia, it’s anything but […]

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Hump Day Headlines

The Dutch Roman Catholic Church admits it castrated boys to “cure” homosexuality. Was this high school principal fired for being a lesbian? New Hampshire to […]

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LGBT Hate Groups Exposed

The radical right, says the Southern Poverty Law Center, has grown by leaps and bounds in the last few years. The watchdog group recently added […]

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Rep. Josephs Talks Gay Marriage

Not only does Pennsylvania not have laws granting same-sex marriage, but the commonwealth could be on the brink of outlawing it completely. State Rep. Babette Josephs […]

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What We Love: Mitt ‘N Match

As the GOP presidential campaign heats up, with expected frontrunners Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum duking it out to be on top, the HRC has […]

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Gay Marriage Adds Up

Most people who are opposed to same-sex marriage usually pin their concerns on religious belief. Churches don’t want to be forced to perform gay marriages […]