LGBT Anti-Discrimination

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Kenney Bans City-Funded Travel to North Carolina, Mississippi

Director of LGBT Affairs Nellie Fitzpatrick announces @phillymayor banning non-essential travel to North Carolina and Mississippi following those states passing laws legalizing LGBT discrimination. A […]

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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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Mazzoni Center: Court Ruling on SEPTA Doesn’t Add Up

We’ve been carefully following Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court’s decision late last Friday that claimed that SEPTA did not have to follow Philadelphia city ordinances which prohibit […]

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SEPTA Issues Full Statement on Recent Court Proceedings

A Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court recently ruled that SEPTA was not subject to a Philadelphia ordinance banning discrimination against sexual orientation or gender identity. This morning, we […]

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SEPTA: Legal Disagreement “Had Nothing To Do” With Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Last week, we reported that a Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruled that SEPTA was not subject to Philadelphia’s ordinance that protects against sexual orientation and gender identity […]

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Governor Wolf Draws Up Petition for LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill in Pennsylvania

The worrisome passage of Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) has elicited a lot of responses in people—from calls to ban travel to the state […]

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Philadelphia Episcopal Bishop Endorses LGBT Anti-Discrimination Laws

Bishop Clifton Daniel III of Philadelphia’s Diocese of Pennsylvania and other bishops representing the four other state dioceses of the Episcopal Church have signed a statement endorsing HB 300. […]

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Equality PA Kicks Off #DiscriminationExists to Put a Stop to LGBT Discrimination in PA

This afternoon, state LGBT advocacy group Equality PA along with 30 other statewide equality groups kicked off a new campaign that seeks to end LGBT discrimination in the […]

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Proposed Anti-Discrimination Policy Shelved in Spring City

A proposed LGBT-inclusive anti-discrimination policy was recently shelved by City Council in Spring City Borough, because, according to the proposal’s author Erica Redahan Weiherer, it violates separation […]

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BIG NEWS: Obama to Sign Executive Order Extending LGBT Workplace Protections

Big, great news from the AP: