Upper Darby Mayor Thomas N. Micozzie said he will ask the township council this week to introduce an ordinance extending LGBT workplace protections to all 450 township employees.
Hackensack School Board Trustee Frances Cogelja said she wouldn’t resign, despite writing in February that she was “disgusted and appalled” with New Jersey’s new law requiring public schools to teach LGBT history.
A tennis club where several LGBTQ players competed in the U.S. Open prior to its 1978 relocation. The family home of Bronx native and transwoman Christine Jorgensen. Crazy Nanny’s, the lesbian bar that operated from 1991-2004 and attracted a racially-diverse crowd to its fundraisers fighting HIV and AIDS.
A New Jersey charter school has volunteered to pilot the state’s upcoming LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum after a controversy last month resulting from covering up a student’s Pride mural at the request of its Catholic-church landlord.
This May, physical therapist and longtime activist Jessica Rothchild was one of two Democratic candidates to excel in the Scranton City Council primary race. If she wins the general election in November, she will be the first openly gay person to hold such a position in Scranton.
A Northampton County trans woman of color who claimed she was wrongfully discharged from her nursing assistant job at an Alzheimer’s patient-care facility has settled her federal antibias case.
A 25-minute drive south on Interstate 676 — traffic-permitting — sits Woodbury, New Jersey, a suburb of 10,000, possibly on the brink of an LGBTQ-plus business boom, at least, if community leader Tony Doran has anything to do with it.