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.

"We want to be known as a welcoming state,” Gov. Tom Wolf said.

April 07 2016 9:57 AM

After last year's debacle in Pittsburgh that led her to cancel a performance, Iggy is back as a supporter of LGBT Pride, this time in Miami Beach.

March 29 2016 1:54 PM

Miriam Roe, a 22-year-old gender fluid student who died in January, is being remembered for their 'intelligent wit' and deep spirituality that actively welcomed LGBT people. 

March 08 2016 4:38 PM Updated

The district attorney charged the attackers but says coaching staff is also to blame.

March 05 2016 1:28 PM

The federal agency is taking two employers to court under the U.S. Civil Rights Act.

5:24 PM

The Pennsylvania mayor is touting his actions in a new campaign ad.

February 19 2016 11:45 AM

In a surprise move, Sims endorses another candidate for the House of Representatives.

February 17 2016 2:46 PM
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