Statement from Ted Martin, Executive Director of Equality PA thanking the Philadelphia City Council for their recent unanimous vote to include lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in hate crimes protections in the city of Philadelphia: Continue reading.
A few weeks ago, Equality PA proudly endorsed Tom Wolf for Governor. We decided to endorse Tom Wolf because he stands for equality for the LGBT community—and he will be a strong advocate for equality who will get things done when he gets to Harrisburg. Continue reading.
Ted Martin, Executive Director of Equality PA made this statement today on the loss of activist, leader, champion, and friend, Gloria Casarez: Continue reading.
Just this morning, the House Judiciary Committee passed HB 177—a bill that includes LGBT and mentally disabled people in hate crimes protections. That means it could go to the House floor as early as today. There are only a few working days left in this session, so legislators will have to act fast to pass this. Continue reading.