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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 gay politician has received financial support from across the nation.

August 24 2021 1:30 PM

Courtney Steiner and Carly Levy appear to be the first same-sex couple to achieve this distinction in their state.

June 11 2021 2:49 PM

Tyler Titus has won the Democratic primary for Erie County executive, and a win in the general election would make them the first out trans person in such a post in the nation.

May 19 2021 8:26 PM

Whispering Wind Bear Spirit is at least the 22nd transgender, nonbinary, or gender-nonconforming person confirmed to have died by violence this year, 

May 11 2021 2:50 PM

Jeffery “JJ” Bright and Jasmine Canady were killed in Pennsylvania, and their mother is charged with criminal homicide.

March 04 2021 10:12 PM

Carrillo's assailant, who was killed by police at the scene, had been imprisoned for the murder of his wife.

February 22 2021 4:25 PM