The Cradle of Liberty Council has gotten out ahead of the national Boy Scouts by adopting a nondiscrimination policy.
Flying the trans pride flag in front of City Hall is a small gesture that sends a strong message, say organizers.
London Chanel, 21, was stabbed to death in an abandoned house after allegedly arguing with a man who then tried to perform CPR and contact police.
Kevin Harrigan, Kathryn Knott, and Philip Williams are facing felony assault and conspiracy charges for the September 11 attack that left a gay couple hospitalized.
With statewide legislation to add LGBT hate crimes protections stalled, Philadelphia's City Council takes a step to punish those who target victims because of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status.
Gloria Casarez was the first appointed LGBT liaison for the city of Philadelphia by Mayor Michael Nutter.
Hundreds gathered in Love Park despite the rain to demonstrate the need for hate-crimes law revisions.