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Lehigh Valley firm launches LGBT practice group
Gross McGinley, LLP, in Allentown recently launched an LGBT practice group to better serve the area’s LGBT community. The formation of Gross McGinley’s LGBT practice group has been months in the ma...
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Appeal filed in Schaefer case An appeal has been filed pertaining to last month’s reinstatement of the Rev. Frank Schaefer. Schaefer broke United Methodist Church rules in 2007 by officiating his s...
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Trans leader takes over N.J. LGBT group
This week, Garden State Equality welcomes one of the first transgender executive directors to head a statewide organization. Andrea “Andy” Bowen will take the helm of the New Jersey statewide LGBT ...
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Out attorney wraps up term at helm of PBA section
Openly gay attorney Dan Clifford recently finished up his yearlong term as chair of the Family Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, highlighted by numerous contributions to family-court...
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PA school at center of antigay controversy
by Angela Thomas
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A Lycoming County school is under fire after canceling a musical that has gay content. South Williamsport Junior Senior High School drama department was preparing to perform the Broadway musical “S...
PA LGBT group wins national award
by Angela Thomas
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A Central Pennsylvania LGBT community center has been working on an LGBT history project for nearly two years and, earlier this month, the hard work finally paid off. The LGBT Center of Central PA ...
Schaefer reinstated as Methodist minister
by Timothy Cwiek
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
The Rev. Frank Schaefer, who officiated at his son’s gay wedding in 2007, has been reinstated as a Methodist minister. In December, local Methodist officials stripped Schaefer of his ministerial cr...
Windsor impact continues, one year later
by Jen Colletta
Jun 26, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The U.S. Supreme Court handed down its seminal decision on marriage equality on June 26, 2013 — and the full effect of the ruling continues to be realized one year later. That day, the nation’s top...
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Milano’s killer can file triple-size brief Three appellate judges have permitted Frank R. Chester to file an oversized legal brief in his appeal to be cleared of all charges in the grisly slaying o...