Topic of Town Hall: Issues Facing the LGBT Community in 2017 Continue reading.
Pittsburgh – Equality PA Executive Director, Ted Martin, thanked Sen. Bob Casey today for signing on to co-sponsor the Equality Act (S 1858). The Equality Act would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include protections that ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex in the areas of employment, housing, public accommodations, public education, federal funding, credit, and the jury system. Continue reading.
The Supreme Court plays a critical role in making decisions on issues that affect all of the American people, and in the past year, we have seen what an impact Supreme Court decisions have on the LGBT community. That’s why it is so important to ensure that Supreme Court nominations happen in a timely way and with bi-partisan cooperation. Continue reading.