All posts by "Victoria Martin"

September 8, 2013 - 0 Comments

Kasey Caron, a transgender student at Richland High School in Johnstown running for Homecoming King, is fighting his school’s decision to assign him to the female side of the ballot. The school administration has claimed...

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September 4, 2013 - 0 Comments

This morning, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court held a hearing in the case between Montgomery County Register of Wills, D. Bruce Hanes, and the Pennsylvania Department of Public Health. Hanes began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex...

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August 9, 2013 - 0 Comments

The Pennsylvania Student Equality Coalition (PSEC) strongly supports the reintroduction of HB 300 yesterday in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. The legislation would amend the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act to provide protection from discrimination based...

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July 12, 2013 - 0 Comments

Pennsylvania Attorney General, Kathleen Kane, made a historic announcement yesterday in refusing to defend the state’s ban on marriage equality, following an ACLU suit against the state, in which she is named as a defendant....

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July 9, 2013 - 0 Comments

The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania filed a federal lawsuit against the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania this morning on behalf of 23 plaintiffs to overturn the state’s law banning marriage equality. The lawsuit is the...

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July 5, 2013 - 1 Comments

The Namey family in Sarver, Butler County, has been subject to two major acts of vandalism on their property this week, which the local police as well as the FBI are investigating as hate crimes....

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June 23, 2013 - 0 Comments

Scranton native Allyson Robinson was forcefully ousted yesterday from her position as the Executive Director of OutServe-SDLN by their Board of Directors. The vote compelling Robinson to resign was swiftly met with all of OS-SDLN...

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June 22, 2013 - 0 Comments

Two women who allegedly engaged in sexual activity in the bathroom of an Upper Darby McDonald’s were attacked by an angry mob of customers outside the restaurant after being asked to leave by the staff,...

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June 14, 2013 - 0 Comments

Eight months after her nomination, openly lesbian judge, Nitza I. Quiñones Alejandro of Philadelphia has been confirmed as a federal court judge for Eastern Pennsylvania, with the unanimous approval of the United States Senate. She...

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June 10, 2013 - 0 Comments

As Summer begins, so does Pride season across the state of Pennsylvania! While New Hope and Philadelphia have already held their Pride celebrations, the Central and Western areas of the state will be holding Pride...

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