November 30 came and went.
Pennsylvania’s controversial Act 18, otherwise known as the “voter-ID law,” has been in the news for months now.
Thanks to the efforts of local constituents, advocates and, most notably, Philadelphia Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds-Brown, who introduced the Equal Benefits Bill, another milestone in LGBT employment equality may be reached.
Equality advocates continue to push for the passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, a proposed federal bill that would prohibit discrimination against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
For those who are underrepresented in the political process, there are channels and avenues available to them so they can have their voices heard and affect change.
Evelyn Beatrice Hall once famously quipped, “I do not agree with a word you say but will defend to the death your right to say it.