What was initially thought to be a case of antigay vandalism turns out to have been activity by the Philadelphia Water Department.
Missing one vote, the New Jersey Senate failed last week to overturn the governor’s veto of a bill that would have allowed transgender residents to more easily amend the gender designation on their birth certificates.
For the fourth year in a row, Philadelphia has earned top marks on the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index, which was released Thursday. That means the city has earned a perfect score for LGBT inclusion every year since the index started in 2012.
Dozens gathered in Allentown this morning for the introduction of a former Boy Scout leader as the new chief executive officer for a nonprofit that includes initiatives to help gay and transgender kids with housing and life skills.
Philadelphia City Council passed a resolution Thursday urging District Attorney Seth Williams to fire three officials in relation to the “Porngate” scandal. The resolution further requests the state attorney general’s office to appoint an independent special prosecutor to investigate the “demeaning, misogynistic, racist and homophobic emails sent on state-owned computers.”