tag | LGBTQ

Midstate borough adopts LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance

The commonwealth is the only state in the Northeast without explicit LGBT nondiscrimination protections.

By Julia Agos

Pa. health secretary denounces transphobic attacks: ‘Our children are watching’

As the face of the state’s COVID-19 response, Health Secretary Rachel Levine has been the subject of numerous personal attacks.
By Sara Simon/Spotlight PA

We Are the Radical Monarchs

By Fred Vigeant

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Despite landmark ruling, Pa. GOP leaders in no hurry to extend LGBTQ protections under state law

Advocates say action is necessary to close gaps in equality, but a House Republican committee chair said he'll have "to see where this ranks” with other issues.
By Cynthia Fernandez/Spotlight PA

Updated: June 16, 2020 | 2:05 pm

What does the Supreme Court’s ruling on sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination mean for Pennsylvania?

"This ruling may well shape the way that the federal courts interpret other federal statutes that outlaw discrimination based on sex."
By Benjamin Pontz