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Today’s Victory for Gay Marriage

Today, a U.S. appeals court ruled that a key part of DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) is unconstitutional. It could be a major step for marriage equality in the U.S.

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Gay Rights: State By State

The Guardian in the U.K released an informative infographic recently that charts LGBT rights from state to state in the U.S. Interested in finding out […]

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Shane Bitney Crone is Humanizing Marriage

More than two million people have watched it on YouTube. And now Shane Bitney Crone discusses why he created the heartbreaking video about his late partner […]

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PA Leaders on Gay Marriage

The reaction to President Obama’s statement about his support of same-sex marriage this week has inspired a range of sentiment, with Democrats praising him and […]

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It’s About Time, Mr. President

My first reaction to President Obama saying he now supports gay marriage was: Whew, finally. He’s the first U.S. president to take that stand. It’s […]

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Weekend Roundup

Friday, May 4 Equality Forum continues today with the National Legal Panel (4 p.m.) and National Politics Panel (5:30 p.m.) at the National Constitution Center. […]

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Equality Forum Celebrates 20 Years

Equality Forum celebrates its 20th anniversary this year when events officially kick off May 3 – 6 in Philadelphia. Looking back on the last 20 […]

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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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Is it a Hate Crime?

Yesterday, a gay man, who’s not been identified, was viciously attacked on a subway in Boston, according to the Boston Herald. He was punched and […]

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Mazzoni to Honor Councilwoman

Mazzoni Center Legal Services is not only introducing its new legal director next month, but the group will also honor Philadelphia City Councilwoman At-Large Blondell […]