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The U.S. Supreme Court may have to decide if the Civil Rights Act of 1964 will protect LGBT workers from employer discrimination. 

A ruling in the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has prompted new discussions of workplace protection of LGBT employees.

Rittenhouse hate crime mobilizes inclusion of LGBT protections in legislation

 09/22/2014 - 11:13
(L. to R.) State Senators, Mike Stack, Larry Farnese and Daylin Leach.

State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-Phila.) announced he will hold a rally on Sept. 23 in the Pennsylvania Capitol to advocate for the passage of Senate Bill 42, legislation that would expand the commonwealth’s hate crime protections to include Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) citizens.


Crímen de odio moviliza equidad LGBT en Pensilvania

 09/22/2014 - 10:32
(Izq. a der.) Los senadores estatales, Mike Stack, Larry Farnese y Daylin Leach, forman parte de la coalición que apoya legislaciones de equidad LGBT.

El senador estatal de Pensilvania Larry Farnese organizará una manifestación en Harrisburg este martes 23 de septiembre a las 11:00 a.m., para pedir apoyo por el proyecto de ley SB 42, para expandir la protección legal contra crímenes de odio que incluya a miembros de la comunidad lesbiana, gay, bisexual y transgénero (LGBT).