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LGBT employ cases argued before Supreme Court

Three arguments were held in two hours. The Solicitor General supports the employer’s position in all three cases. 

Oct. 22 Lobbying Day for LGBTQ Equality

Dance on the steps of PA's state capitol

The LGBTQ Affairs Commission is organizing a Lobbying Day on LGBTQ non-discrimination. A key aspect of Oct. 22 event will be a rally on the steps of the Capital, according to Harrisburg City Council …


They gathered to support Transgender Day of Visibility

Against the backdrop of the American Medical Association calling this year’s rise in transgender murders an "epidemic," about 50 people, many transgender, gathered in Harrisburg Sept. 28 to be …

Lawsuit filed to remove from Nov. 5 ballot

Marsy’s Law opponents want amendment off ballot

Editor’s note: Read Pennsylvania Capital-Star’s Elizabeth Hardison story that unravels regarding a last-minute legal challenge to Marsy’s Law, a proposed Pennsylvania …


Human Rights Campaign supports Trump impeachment inquiry

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, announced support for a formal inquiry into Donald Trump …

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Pete talks on LGBT history, his historic campaign

Pete Buttigieg, who has served as mayor of South Bend, Indiana since 2012, came out as a gay man in a self-penned essay published by the South Bend Tribune. This past April he declared his candidacy …

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Central Voice and Pennsylvania Capital-Star sharing news for you

As of Oct. 3, The Central Voice and the Pennsylvania Capital-Star is sharing news content. “Part of the mission here at the Pennsylvania Capital-Star is to …


Hope, memory & pride: artists view quality

Running Oct. 18 through Nov. 21, Hope, Memory & Pride: Artists View Equality, A Compilation of Various Artists Celebrating the 50thAnniversary of the Stonewall Riots, the Art Association of …

Will there finally be DOLLS FOR ALL?

Must have for Xmas? Gender inclusive dolls

Toy giant Mattel has launched a new line of dolls without pre-assigned genders. Each doll comes with long and short hairstyle options and a variety of wardrobe pieces including pants, skirts, and …

Secretary DeVos' visit raises ire of group

LGBT Youth Group reacts to Secretary Ed's visit here

United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ visit Thurs., Sept. 19 in the Harrisburg area highlights the urgent need for why Pennsylvania must pass comprehensive LGBT-inclusive …

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Well-documented link between guns and suicide

Brian Curtis, a lieutenant in the Mechanicsburg Police Department, has handled dozens of involuntary commitments during his 18 years as an officer in the borough just 15 minutes west of Harrisburg.

Jan. 14 event scheduled

Special election for former Sen. Folmer’s seat

Editor’s note – With the recent resignation of PA Sen. Mike Folmer, a special election scheduled for Jan. 14, 2020 is drawing lots of attention. It should draw the attention of the LGBT …

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LGBTQ Pennsylvanians deserve lawful protections

Editor’s note: Besides members of the LGBTQ community wondering when Pennsylvania will join the 21stCentury and, finally, pass basic civil rights protections, our allies also wonder. Read what …