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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 […]


Empire Star Jussie Smollett Says He’s Sexually Fluid

In a candid interview in the latest issue of Out magazine, Empire star Jussie Smollett discusses his activism and what it was like officially coming […]

Expect crowded conditions on the Broad Street Line around this time every day during the convention. | Photo: Ben Schumin

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 […]


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.


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 […]


Gay Choice Debate Heats Up

Cynthia Nixon caused a fire storm recently when she said that for her – being gay is a choice. Since then, many advocates have criticized the […]