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Anti-Gay Discrimination

(Villanova Law School's 
fall 2013 "CARES" team, including Prof. Michele Pistone, far left; Joseph Catuzzi '14, fourth from left; and Michelle Majkut '14, fourth from right.  Image provided by Villanova U., used with permission.)

Villanova Law Students Help Gay Russian Man Gain US Asylum

A 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.

12/19/2013

(US Sen. Pat Toomey, in Philadelphia last June.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Sen. Toomey Breaks With Party To Advance LGBT Job Rights

But the conservative senator from Lehigh County has carved a careful path in casting his vote.

11/05/2013

(The Philadelphia chapter headquarters of the Boy Scouts of America.  File photo)

Boy Scouts of America Sticks By Its No-Gays Policy

That national policy trickled down to a lengthy controversy here in Philadelphia.

07/18/2012