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Allegheny County Senator: ‘I’m Gay, Get Over It’

A Pennsylvania state lawmaker made it public that he’s gay while at a news conference with other Democrats to urge passage of legislation that adds sexual orientation and gender identity to the state’s hate crime law.

09/23/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Tony Dungy Way Off Base

Tony Dungy has the freedom to say what he wants.

07/22/2014

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Report: Dungy Wouldn’t Want To “Deal” With Drafting Gay NFL Player Michael Sam

Former Pittsburgh Steeler defensive coordinator, NFL head coach, and NBC analyst Tony Dungy is making headlines after reportedly saying he wouldn’t have drafted Michael Sam because he is gay, and wouldn’t want to “deal with it.”

07/21/2014

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Partner’s Death Prompts Man’s Crusade For Change In Federal Organ Donation Policy

A local man is fighting for change after he was told he couldn’t donate his late partner’s tissue, as he wanted.

03/28/2014

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Martina McBride Talks Gay ‘Acceptance’ in Country Music

Speaking with Larry King, Martina discussed acceptance and repercussions in country music.

02/10/2014

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Reports: Missouri All-American Says He Is Gay

Missouri All-American Michael Sam says he is gay, and the defensive end could become the first openly homosexual player in the NFL.

02/09/2014

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Cops: Pa. Agency Owner Sought Hit On Gay Worker

The owner of a central Pennsylvania social service agency solicited his uncle to kill or harm a gay worker who he said threatened to play the “gay card” if she wasn’t given a raise or promotion, state police charged.

10/22/2013

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Sports Teams Take Stand Against LGBT Bullying, Face Backlash

Professional sports teams across the country are joining millions of people by going purple for Spirit Day, but the message isn’t being well received by some.

10/17/2013

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Pa. Lawmakers To Target Gay “Conversion” Therapy

Some state Democratic lawmakers want to bar Pennsylvania mental-health providers from trying to change the sexual orientation of gay minors.

09/17/2013

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LGBT Community Takes Part In Labor Day Parade

For the first time in Pittsburgh’s Labor Day Parade history, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community marched alongside members of the Service Employees International Union.

09/02/2013

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Rep. Metcalfe Stops Openly Gay Legislator From Speaking

Pa. Rep. Brian Sims, a Philadelphia Democrat and the only openly gay legislator in Pennsylvania, says Pa. Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, a Cranberry Republican, invoked a House rule to keep Sims from talking about the Supreme Court’s gay marriage rulings.

06/28/2013

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Gay Pa. Lawmaker To Introduce Gay Marriage Bill

A gay Pennsylvania legislator says he’ll introduce a bill to legalize same-sex marriages in his home state.

KDKA-TV–06/27/2013

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Former Pittsburgh Pirates Owner Kevin McClatchy Opens Up About Being Gay

Former Pittsburgh Pirates owner Kevin McClatchy talks candidly for the first time on local television about being gay, owning the Pirates, and how it’s time for sports to change.

05/06/2013

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Former Steelers Ward, Wallace, Stir Controversy With Gay Athlete Comments

Two former Steelers are making headlines with their comments on gay players coming out in professional sports, just a day after NBA player Jason Collins disclosed that he was gay.

04/30/2013

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Councilman Reprimanded For Calling Friend Gay In Emergency Alert

A Washington city councilman has been reprimanded, for calling a friend gay while sending out an email testing a citywide alert system.

KDKA-TV–03/05/2013

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