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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 …

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Oct. 10 HRC Democratic Presidential town hall event

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) announced it will host a CNN Democratic presidential town hall in California this fall and the event will focus on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender …

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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 …

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These 48 Lawmakers want to legalize LGBT discrimination

When Donald Trump’s Department of Justice (DOJ) attorneys submitted briefs to the Supreme Courtin opposition to civil rights for LGBT people, they didn’t do it alone reports Matt …

GROUP INCLUDES VP PENCE IN PROBE

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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OCTOBER IS LGBT HISTORY MONTH

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 …

SPECIAL LGBT EXHIBIT OCT 18 – NOV 21

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 …

LAWSUIT DISMISSED

Anti-LGBT Christian ministry called a hate group

A lawsuit filed two years ago by a Christian ministry in Florida that was labeled a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center for its anti-homosexuality stance has been dismissed by a federal …

FOR 2019 RUGBY WORLD CUP

Tokyo: Pop-up Pride House opens for LGBT fans

As the Rugby World Cup got underway recently, a pop-up venue for LGBT and other sexual minority fans opened in Tokyo. Organizers hope to build on for next year’s Olympics and beyond, according …

Opponents: this would create Generations of fatherless kids

Lawmakers OK invitro fertilization for lesbians, single women

France is moving towards allowing lesbians and single women to conceive children with medical help. Such an action will set the stage for a clash with French conservatives who say it would create …