More than 40,000 people are expected to attend OutFest this weekend, said Philly Pride Presents Executive Director Franny Price.
Selisse Berry said her passion for starting Out & Equal, a nonprofit dedicated to LGBT workplace equality, began after she was denied ordination in the Presbyterian Church. She felt like “no one should ever have to choose between a career that we love and the person that we love.”
Naiymah Sanchez interviewed five different trans-identified people in the Philadelphia Downtown Marriott’s Logan Room the morning of Sept. 8 for a video series. Through this initiative, the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania aims to publish a web page detailing the lives of trans people in the state.
A federal judge last week granted permission for a Norristown gay man to try to convince the Third Circuit Court of Appeals that anti-LGBT workplace bias always constitutes a form of sex discrimination.
In a night of lively debate that spanned contraception, peyote, the Pledge of Allegiance, free expression, the Johnson Amendment and corporate rights, it was LGBT rights that lit up the National Constitution Center’s stage.