All posts by "Jason"

October 24, 2014 - 0 Comments

This morning the Philadelphia community gathered to say goodbye to Gloria Casarez, Director of the Mayor’s Office of LGBT Affairs. Gloria passed away on Sunday after a long battle with cancer at 42 years old....

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October 6, 2014 - 0 Comments

Moments ago, the House Judiciary Committee voted on HB 177 , the LGBT-inclusive hate crimes bill in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. The bill was reported out of committee in a 19-4 vote. Rep. Brendan...

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September 23, 2014 - 0 Comments

As dozens of state legislators and community advocates rallied this morning in the State Capitol for LGBT-inclusive hate crimes legislation, Pennsylvania State Senator Jim Ferlo (D-38) came out as an openly gay man. He is...

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August 28, 2014 - 0 Comments

The Pennsylvania Student Equality Coalition is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a recipient of the 2014 Queer Youth Fund, a $100,000 grant from the Liberty Hill Foundation which supports youth-led LGBTQ...

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August 19, 2014 - 0 Comments

On Tuesday afternoon, 17-year old high school student Riley Moscatel ended his life in Bucks County. The rising senior at Bucks County Technical High School placed himself in front of an Amtrak train heading for...

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August 11, 2014 - 0 Comments

On Monday evening, the Bloomsburg Town Council addressed the local movement urging them to adopt a non-discrimination ordinance to protect LGBT people from discrimination in public accommodations, housing, and employment. Last week, national outrage was...

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July 15, 2014 - 0 Comments

Pittsburgh City Council President Bruce Kraus introduced an ordinance this morning to include ‘gender identity or expression’ as an outright protected class in the city’s non-discrimination policy. Ordinance 2014-0644 will amend the current city law to...

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July 2, 2014 - 0 Comments

South Williamsport Cancels 2015 Production of Spamalot; Principal Claims Homosexuality Does Not Exist in Their Town* ^^^^^ *UPDATE – July 3, 2014 WNEP has redacted part of their story in which Principal Smith cited “homosexuality”...

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May 29, 2014 - 0 Comments

    – – Announcing the Time to Rise Campaign Establishing the Center for LGBTQ Pennsylvania Click Here for Campaign Website Friends, Our recent win of marriage equality in Pennsylvania is wonderful, but does not...

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March 31, 2014 - 0 Comments

–On Sunday, March 30th, the 2014 Trans 100 was reveled at a celebration event in Chicago. The Trans 100 is a list to honor living transgender community leaders. For the second year, Pennsylvania leaders were...

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