Received this press release: HARRISBURG, Pa. – At its board of directors meeting on June 4, 2017, the Board of Directors of Equality Pennsylvania accepted the resignation of Executive Director Ted Martin. Martin’s last day with the organization will be June 30, 2017. “It has been a tremendous honor for me to serve as executive director. I never foresaw myself staying for seven years back in 2010, but I am glad I did,” said Martin.[Read More…]
LGBT Discrimination: Exploring Laws and Policies
There is a lot of chatter on Social Media about Trump ending marriage equality. In the midst of the pain and hurt so many of us are feeling, it is important not to exaggerate or make problems that don’t really exist, and this is one of them. First of all, Trump can’t simply end marriage equality. Nationally, marriage equality exists because the Supreme Court found that is was unconstitutional to keep same sex couples from[Read More…]
Protecting LGBT Pennsylvanians in housing and employment isn’t controversial. 78% of people across the Keystone State believe that the laws of our state should protect all hardworking people from discrimination. Pennsylvanians are ready for the laws of our state to match our values.
You help make that happen by placing in their hands exaples of how this legislation will impact their constituents.
The language of the bill states that LGBTQ persons may not be discriminated against in housing, employment and public accommodations.
PA is promoting a rally/day in Harrisburg on June 22nd. We must see full and inclusive protections that cover all LGBTQ Pennsylvanians, and anything less isn’t enough!
Equality, diversity, and protections from discrimination have never been political/partisan issues. They are social and economic issues. Queer persons need to stop dissing corporate involvement in the queer community and start seeking ways to be in partnership with business’s efforts to achieve protections that enhance and support diversity and inclusion.
A few weeks ago, I found the linked article in my news feed, and I’ve been thinking about a reply ever since. I would generally write such a reply on my other blog, QLATB.com, but that site is undergoing a revamping, so here it is. I’ve held for sometime, that Christian opposition to accepting LGBTQ persons is entirely based on rigid notions of gender expression and gender roles. God is our Father, and this is[Read More…]
Diary of Anne Frank is a must see production for everyone. As a society, we need to be having discussions about the myriad topics this play raises.
Klein paints the problem as a lack of communication, rather than her unwillingness to serve the public without discrimination.