The chief of staff for Brian Sims, Pennsylvania's first elected openly gay state lawmaker, will leave his position June 17, according to a mass email he sent today.
Philadelphia health department officials plan to meet with the Black and Brown Workers Collective, a spokesperson said after the group delivered a 13-page document with anonymous testimonials from employees and former employees of AIDS organizations in the city.
The Pennsylvania Youth Congress, a statewide LGBT organization, launched an online resource May 20 for school districts looking for guidance on transgender and gender expansive students.
Comedian Bill Cosby will stand trial on all charges against him related to allegations of sexual assault from a lesbian former employee of Temple University, a Montgomery County judge ruled May 24 after a three-and-a-half hour preliminary hearing.
U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent, an Allentown Republican, sponsored a bipartisan amendment to remove an anti-LGBT provision from next year’s proposed $583 billion defense-spending plan, but the vote was blocked in a move May 18 by other House Republicans.