Ted Martin, Executive Director: “Marriage matters to all families, and we rejoice with them today.” Harrisburg – Gov. Tom Corbett announced today that he will not appeal the summary judgment overturning Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage. Executive Director of Equality PA, Ted Martin reacted to the Governor’s decision: “We sincerely thank Gov. Corbett for allowing this judgment to stand. Words cannot express what this means to the loving couples and families in Pennsylvania who have[Read More…]
Archive for May, 2014
Harrisburg – Today Judge Jones announced his decision that the Pennsylvania ban on same sex marriage is unconstitutional. Pending appeal from the state, Jones’ decision will allow all loving couples in Pennsylvania the freedom to marry. Ted Martin, Executive Director for Equality PA commented on Judge Jones decision: “It’s always a good day in PA when love wins. Equality PA members have been waiting for this day for a long time, and we thank Judge Jones[Read More…]
I’ve been online for the past 40 minutes awaiting the ruling regarding same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania and a little over six minutes ago, Twitter lit up with announcements that the judge had ruled Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. AS of this moment, there has been no stay requested or granted, suggesting that marriage licenses may be available very soon. Several Pennsylvania counties were making arrangements to be ready earlier today. The ACLU has announced[Read More…]
Tomorrow, get out and vote! Support progressive candidates and help turn Pennsylvania around.
We take some comfort in believing that we hold the ability to control when and to whom we are going to come out. But when something public, like this now famous kiss happens, the tables are turned, and we have lost a little bit of that control and the fears are more evident.
I hope we never stop celebrating youth, vitality, the male body, and being gay! I hope however, we couple this celebration of youth and beauty with a reminder to care about and remain connected to all of our community including those entering their senior years.
If Equality really is to mean that everyone is treated fairly and without discrimination regardless of the sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, then we must quit promoting the false dichotomy which pretends that people are either straight or gay, and referring the whole of our community by including the “Q” is a big step in that direction.
the scenarios of the video are evocative and welcome your pondering upon them. A glance outside of a restroom between two individuals is the moment that really grabbed me and shook me awake. For me the video is sad and happy, filled with love and hope and warmth. Enjoy!
Drexel University hosts the final PA gubernatorial debate this evening before the May 20th primary. Here’s a list of channels covering it: The debate will be streaming live via Drexel University’s website. The debate will be aired live on the following stations: PCN – Statewide WCAU – Philadelphia WFMZ – Allentown & Bethlehem WYOU – Scranton WNEP – Scranton WHTM – Harrisburg WTAE – Pittsburgh WPXI – Pittsburgh WICU – Erie WSEE – Erie WFXP[Read More…]
the other tremendous example of diversity and gender expression part way around the globe