PGN reached out to all localCongressional candidates in contested races and conducted phone interviews with those who responded, as well as with lieutenant governor and City Council candidates.
Nondiscrimination: Co-sponsored LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination bill Relation-ship recognition: Co-sponsored a marriage-equality bill Hate crimes: Co-sponsored LGBT-inclusive hate-crimes bill Youth: Co-sponsored anti-conversion-therapy bill; introduced an LGBT-inclusive anti-bullying bill Advocacy: Member of LGBT Equality Caucus
Nondiscrimination: Would cosponsor LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination bill; would work with public, lobbyists and lawmakers to raise awareness; “In my experience, many people are simply unaware that sexual orientation and gender identity are not already protected classes.
Pols file amicus brief
Eight current and former state lawmakers who oppose same-sex marriage have filed an amicus brief in a lawsuit that seeks to establish marriage equality in Pennsylvania.