The mayor of the eastern Pennsylvania city of Reading has reversed course and says he will allow the LGBTQ rainbow flag to fly over City Hall for the first time.
Allentown’s Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center has joined 32 other LGBTQ rights organizations across the country in filing documents supporting trans woman Aimee Stephens in her U.S. Supreme Court case.
Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund, a nonprofit dedicated to achieving trans equality, filed the “friend of the court” brief, or amicus brief, July 2. In her case R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Stephens was fired from her job at a funeral home after beginning to live openly as her authentic gender.
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.