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Schaefer’s reinstatement upheld

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Schaefer’s reinstatement upheld

Tim Cwiek    October 30, 2014

The United Methodist Church’s highest judicial body this week upheld the reinstatement of the Rev. Frank Schaefer. Schaefer was stripped of his credentials last year after being found guilty of violating...

Store responds to transgender complaint

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Store responds to transgender complaint

Tim Cwiek    October 30, 2014

In a legal filing last week, Cabela’s retail chain said a former employee who is transgender didn’t require any workplace accommodations because she wasn’t disabled.

Craigslist set-up leads to murder

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Craigslist set-up leads to murder

Ryan Kasley    October 30, 2014

A Central Pennsylvania man has been charged with robbing and killing a suburban Philadelphia man he met on the Internet.

PA among leaders in LGBT health care

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PA among leaders in LGBT health care

Jen Colletta    October 30, 2014

The Human Rights Campaign released its annual Healthcare Equality Index earlier this month, scoring health-care facilities across the nation on their LGBT-inclusive policies — and a number of Pennsylvania companies...

Voters to decide out incumbent’s fate

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Voters to decide out incumbent’s fate

Ryan Kasley    October 30, 2014

An openly gay Republican incumbent state legislator is fighting for his seat in a reelection campaign that is forcing his constituents to weigh their views on LGBTs against his strong...

News briefing Oct. 31-Nov. 6, 2014

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News briefing Oct. 31-Nov. 6, 2014

PGN Staff    October 30, 2014

Court proceeding slated in Williams case Formal charges against Charles N. Sargent were scheduled to be presented to his attorney this week during a brief court proceeding. Sargent stands accused of brutally...

Melina M. Waldo, PFLAG leader, 76

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Melina M. Waldo, PFLAG leader, 76

Ryan Kasley    October 30, 2014

Melina M. Waldo, a passionate ally of the local LGBT community for more than 20 years, died earlier this month. She was 76.

Morris officer to testify in DUI case

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Morris officer to testify in DUI case

Tim Cwiek    October 30, 2014

Elizabeth Skala, a Philadelphia police officer who gave Nizah Morris a “courtesy ride” shortly before her fatal head injury, is scheduled to testify next week at an unrelated DUI trial.