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.
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.
Some state Democratic lawmakers want to bar Pennsylvania mental-health providers from trying to change the sexual orientation of gay minors.
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.
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.
A gay Pennsylvania legislator says he’ll introduce a bill to legalize same-sex marriages in his home state.
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.
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.
A Washington city councilman has been reprimanded, for calling a friend gay while sending out an email testing a citywide alert system.
Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis is speaking out about the adversities gay football players would face if they came out.
The Boys Scouts of America is considering a dramatic change in its controversial policy of excluding gays as leaders and youth members.
Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
With Tuesday marking the end of the U.S. military’s longstanding “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy prohibiting openly gay individuals from serving in the military, issues of homosexual rights are once more at the top of the collective American consciousness.