Appeal filed in Schaefer case
An appeal has been filed pertaining to last month’s reinstatement of the Rev.
Weeks after he announced he would sign an executive order banning LGBT discrimination by federal contractors, President Obama this week unveiled plans to issue another executive order that will protect federal employees from discrimination based on gender identity.
On June 19, the Presbyterian Church (USA) voted at its General Assembly to allow ministers to perform same-sex marriages and to change its constitution’s definition of marriage from “a man and a woman” to “two people.
A former Philadelphian and founder of Equality Pennsylvania’s predecessor was recently hired to lead international programming at The Williams Institute, an LGBT thinktank at the University of California.
An out member of a local disability-advocacy agency was among a group of locals who recently met with President Obama and others at the White House to discuss strategies for getting long-term-unemployed Americans back into the workforce.