The Supreme Court on Monday agreed with the Obama administration and upheld Pentagon policy barring gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military.
The local LGBT community has much pride to celebrate Sunday at the annual Pride Parade and Festival.
New Hampshire became the sixth state in the nation last week to legalize same-sex marriage, after its legislature agreed to expand religious protections contained within the marriage-equality bill.
The former head of a local LGBT organization pleaded guilty last week to stealing money from the group.
Members of local chapters of Veterans for Peace, a national anti-war organization that also works for expanded rights for veterans, will march for the first time in Philadelphi’s Pride parade.