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All posts for the month June, 2016

PA Legislators Move New Legislation to Secure Nondiscrimination Protections for LGBT Pennsylvanians

Three Bills Introduced in the Senate This Week Propose Updating Human Relations Act to Protect LGBT People from Discrimination In Employment, Housing, and Public Accommodation Continue reading.

More movement on nondiscrimination! Contact your Senator now!

Over the weekend, an LGBT nightclub in Orlando became the site of horrific violence and death. Continue reading.

#WeAreOrlando

We all mourn deeply for the victims and their families after the horrific massacre in Orlando. Unfortunately, violence is a threat to so many in the LGBT community every day. Today we stand in solidarity with those who are the victims of violence and their families and call for unity against all forms of attack against LGBT people who simply want to build a life for themselves and their loved ones. Continue reading.

Equality PA Mourns with Orlando After Horrific Mass Shooting

Harrisburg – Equality PA responded to the worst mass shooting in U.S. history that took place at a night club that serves the LGBT community in Orlando. Continue reading.

Equality PA Thanks Rep. Dan Frankel and Rep. Brian Sims for Moving Nondiscrimination Legislation Forward

Harrisburg – This week, Rep. Dan Frankel and Rep. Brian Sims introduced a discharge resolution to move the PA Fairness Act out of committee and to the floor of the PA State House for a vote. Nondiscrimination legislation has been the highest priority of Equality PA for more than a decade and Equality PA has been working to convince the legislature to pass the PA Fairness Act to provide comprehensive protections from discrimination for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in employment, housing, and business and government services. Continue reading.

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