Anti-Gay Discrimination

Philadelphia Council Bypasses National Boy Scouts With Acceptance of Gay LeadersLocal Boy Scout leaders in the Philadelphia region are adopting a membership and employment policy that opposes discrimination based on sexual orientation.
Villanova Law Students Help Gay Russian Man Gain US AsylumA group of Villanova University law students have helped gain asylum in the United States for a Russian man who claims he was persecuted for years in his home country because he is gay.
Sen. Toomey Breaks With Party To Advance LGBT Job RightsBut the conservative senator from Lehigh County has carved a careful path in casting his vote.
Boy Scouts of America Sticks By Its No-Gays PolicyThat national policy trickled down to a lengthy controversy here in Philadelphia.