All posts for the month October, 2014

Thank you Philadelphia City Council for standing up against hate

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.

Top 3 reasons to vote for Tom Wolf next Tuesday

Vote for Tom Wolf for GovernorA 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.

What you need to know before the election

Here at Equality PA, we are deeply disappointed in our leaders in Harrisburg as the legislative session comes to a close. Continue reading.

Equality PA honors Gloria Casarez and mourns her passing

Ted Martin, Executive Director of Equality PA made this statement today on the loss of activist, leader, champion, and friend, Gloria Casarez: Continue reading.

BREAKING: Hate crimes protections moving forward in PA State House today

EQPA_hatecrimes_FB3Just 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.

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