Pennsylvania

News from within the borders of Pennsylvania and the fight for LGBT equality there. Learn more about past and present obstacles toward achieving equality in Pennsylvania, including hate crimes law, transgender rights, adoption, and other rights denied to same-sex couples and LGBT people. The Advocate also covers the campaigns of groups opposed to marriage equality and explores how gay marriage is covered in mainstream media. We stay on top of developments so that you can stay informed about this issue.

A Ku Klux Klan chapter plans a victory rally in North Carolina, while racial incidents are reported at schools in Michigan, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania.

November 10 2016 9:14 PM

Activists say a viral video of a Philadelphia bar owner saying the n word is just the tip of the iceberg regarding racism in LGBT spaces.

October 15 2016 2:31 PM

Hillary Clinton contradicts one of those reasons in an op-ed published today by an LGBT newspaper.

October 06 2016 1:45 PM

A judge set a trial date for the case of Andrea Constand's complaint, that the comedy star drugged and molested her, while prosecutors announced they will call 13 of his alleged victims to testify.

September 07 2016 1:51 AM

Cosby's attorney claims his right to the due process has been violated.

July 20 2016 7:33 PM

Andrea Constand is one of dozens of women who have come forward to say the comedy legend once drugged her and raped her, and it's her complaint that will be the first one heard in a Philadelphia courtroom.

May 24 2016 10:55 PM

"Keep being yourself," Philadelphia's mayor told a teenager who was kicked out of her high school prom for wearing a suit. 

May 11 2016 3:36 PM
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