For the first time ever, the Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Bar Association this week voted to endorse marriage equality — and called on the state to take action on pending legislation to grant same-sex couples equal marriage rights in Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia Police Officer Matthew Zagursky was removed from street patrol last week, after he was caught on video uttering anti-LGBT slurs and coercing a motorist into purchasing tickets to a police fundraiser.
Philadelphia area law enforcement officials gathered Nov. 9 for the first meeting of the Greater Philadelphia Gay Officer Action League, called GOAL.
Rainbow confetti flew through the air Monday morning, marking the official opening of the John C. Anderson Apartments, an LGBT-friendly senior-living facility and the nation’s largest publicly funded LGBT building project.
(PGN) A North Philadelphia man allegedly murdered his gay lover, apparently to keep their intimate relationship hidden from the public, authorities say.
Transgender activist Dawn Munro pointed out her regular seat at Fergie’s Pub; it was two from the end that’s closest to the bathrooms.
Luis A. Berrios 3d, who alleges anti-LGBT misconduct by Philadelphia police, is scheduled to have his day in court later this month.
City prison commissioner Louis R. Giorla says the department’s new transgender policy may not be perfect, but it’s a work in progress and he’s fully committed to the humane treatment of transgender inmates.
City attorneys have asked a Philadelphia judge to dismiss the lawsuit of N. Melville Jones, a gay police officer who claims pervasive anti-LGBT workplace bias.
The city has asked a federal judge to dismiss the lawsuit of Luis A. Berrios 3d, a gay man who says Philadelphia police arrested him in a brutal and homophobic manner.
N. Melville Jones, an openly gay Philadelphia police officer, settled his antibias lawsuit against the city in return for expanded LGBT-related sensitivity training within the police force and other concessions.
City officials have agreed to pay $382,500 to settle the federal antibias lawsuit filed by transgender city worker Bobbie E. Burnett.
Philadelphia sports-radio personality Mike Missanelli was suspended this week after he wrote a series of homophobic emails to a listener.
Two Philadelphia city workers were initially accused of being anti-gay vandals after taking a sledgehammer to an LGBT rainbow crosswalk. But the incident is a huge misunderstanding, NBC Philadelphia reports.
Philadelphia Police are looking to identify and locate the suspects wanted for an attack that landed an employee of a local gay bar in the hospital for a week.
The Independence Business Alliance has been named the top LGBT chamber of commerce in the nation.
The doors to the nation’s oldest LGBT bookstore have been closed all summer. But a deal was inked last week that will reopen them.
The man who shot and killed a North Philadelphia lesbian in broad daylight last week remains on the loose.
The gay couple who were brutally assaulted by a "clean cut" gang in Philadelphia last September are one step closer to having justice served, as lawyers for the three defendants accused of taking part in the beating said their clients are considering deals with the DA's office.
A man was arrested Monday in connection to the rape and robbery of a Canadian man who met his attacker via Grindr during an April visit to Philadelphia, Philly Mag reports.
Holding candles and chanting, “Trans lives matter,” about 60 advocates for Nizah Morris marched through Center City last week.
Bobbie E. Burnett, a transgender library assistant who’s suing the city for workplace bias, wants the opportunity to seek punitive damages.
Pronouns are a thing of the past in Portland, Oregon.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The principal of a suburban Philadelphia Catholic school plans to hold a meeting with parents next month about a gay teacher fired over her same-sex marriage.
A Philadelphia madam-turned-faux cosmetic surgeon kept up the ruse of being a medical expert even as a 20-year-old dancer who received illegal buttocks injections began to die, prosecutors told jurors Friday as her murder trial went to a jury.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and challenger Jackie Biskupski squared off in a debate Thursday that covered issues ranging from the renovation of the airport to police dealings with the homeless.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Supreme Court is considering whether a woman has a right to intervene in an adoption case involving the child of her former same-sex partner.
SEPTA, the region’s mass-transit agency, continues to seek an exemption from adherence to the city’s LGBT-inclusive antibias rules.
A man who contends he was the target of antigay police brutality several years ago recently rejected the city’s $2,000 settlement officer.
(WB) With a new 6-3 majority on the U.S. Supreme Court, conservative justices appeared to side Wednesday with a religious-affiliated agency seeking a First Amendment right to reject LGBT couples in foster care services.
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