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.
Joseph Hill-Coles was born to a drug-addicted mother in Philadelphia and entered the foster-care system at the age of 3. Although he was adopted by a single mother when he was 10, he said he was an angry kid. He got kicked out of several schools before being arrested at 17.