Stories tagged: "LGBTQ"

State Rep. Wendy Ullman, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, and state Sen. Steve Santarsiero in Harrisburg last week | Image courtesy Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus
GOP Blocks Pennsylvania Lawmakers From Declaring ‘Love Is Love’ Day for LGBTQ Youth

The designation would have coincided with an LGBTQ prom for youth happening this weekend.

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They Helped a Rural Community in Pennsylvania Ban LGBTQ Discrimination. They’re Not Done Yet.

Currently, there's no state law protecting LGBTQ individuals from discrimination. Grassroots efforts aim to change that.

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The Fight for LGBTQ Rights Just Entered a New Phase in Michigan

Fair and Equal Michigan hopes to expand the state's anti-discrimination protections in housing, employment, and public accommodation for LGBTQ residents.

A major House bill almost left out LGBTQ people

"True diversity includes representation of the LGBTQ community," Rep. Harley Rouda (D-Ca.) said on the House floor.

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LGBTQ Southerners say stigma is a barrier to quality medical care

A new report sheds light on the health disparities this uniquely marginalized group face.