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.

Marchers turned out for transgender equality in Philadelphia for the seventh year.

October 08 2017 1:03 PM

A federal judge ruled Pennsylvania students should use the bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity, but the Evancho sisters hope to meet with President Trump about trans protections nationwide. 

February 28 2017 10:06 PM

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.

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