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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.

The archconservative seeking the GOP presidential nomination believes 'the breakdown of the nuclear family' is to blame for America's troubles.

June 18 2015 7:23 PM

People like to take shots at Pittsburgh, but as demonstrated with Iggygate, this city has balls of steel.

June 12 2015 6:15 AM

The confirmation of Dr. Rachel Levine makes her the first transgender person appointed to a Governor’s cabinet in Pennsylvania.

June 09 2015 8:28 PM

The singer, who has been labeled racist and homophobic, tweeted she was pulling out of the festival after LGBT groups withdrew in protest.

June 09 2015 11:38 AM

Flying the trans pride flag in front of City Hall is a small gesture that sends a strong message, say organizers.

June 04 2015 5:00 AM Updated

The tallest building in the western hemisphere is now open on the site where 2,753 people died, two dozen of them members of the LGBT community.

May 29 2015 7:00 PM
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