How Indiana's Controversial Law Will Be DecidedI recognize that I can’t see this from the same perspective of apprehension as Lazin and other gay people; however, I think in addition to everything else, the free marketplace will sort out this issue.
Details Announced For Constitution Center Show Outlining 50 Years of Gay Rights Efforts in PhiladelphiaTitled "Speaking Out for Equality: The Constitution, Gay Rights, and the Supreme Court," the exhibit will showcase artifacts, photographs, and legal precedents that tell the story of the gay civil rights movement.
Same-Sex Marriage Could Dominate Bishops' DebatePhiladelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput suggests the subject of same-sex marriage could dominate the debate at this week's conference in Baltimore.
Pa. Pastor Who Officiated Gay Son's Wedding Keeps OrdinationA Methodist pastor who was disciplined after he officiated at the wedding of his gay son will be allowed to remain an ordained minister.
With Same Sex Marriage Now Legal In More Than Half Of American States, Wedding Industry Has Whole New Market To ServiceSame sex marriage is now legal in more than 30 states, Pennsylvania and New Jersey included. With this new development, many in the wedding planning industry are trying to figure out to reach these new potential customers.
A Philadelphia Gay Leader Elated With Today's U.S. Supreme Court Action"I did not expect to see this in my lifetime," said Malcolm Lazin, founder of the Philadelphia-based Equality Forum.
Same-Sex Marriage Now Legal In More Than Half Of American StatesThe Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for an immediate expansion of same-sex marriage by unexpectedly and tersely turning away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions.
More Than 30 States File Briefs Asking US Supreme Court To Rule On Same Sex MarriageA federal court bucked a trend set by 20 other courts this week when it upheld Louisiana's ban on same sex marriage. It could push the US Supreme Court to rule on marriage equality sooner than originally thought.
Court Rejects Bid To Appeal Pa. Same-Sex Marriage RulingThe Philadelphia-based 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday denied Schuylkill County Orphans Court Clerk Theresa Santai-Gaffney's request to intervene in the case.
Pastors' Group Thinks Gov. Corbett Should Appeal Same-Sex Marriage RulingFormer state representative Sam Rohrer is president of the American Pastors Network and the Pennsylvania Pastors Network, both based in Elverson, Pa.
Montgomery County Clerk Can Resume Issuing Marriage Licenses To Same-Sex CouplesMontgomery County clerk Bruce Hanes can resume issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Gay Rights Advocates Say Work Is Not Done Despite Legalization Of Same Sex Marriage In PANow that same sex marriage is a reality in Pennsylvania, LGBT advocates says they will now focus their efforts on gaining civil rights protection.
Same-Sex Marriage Could Provide Economic Boost For PhiladelphiaEyewitness News reporter Steve Patterson shows us how Philadelphia could benefit in a big way from same-sex marriage.
Couples Wed at Phila. City Hall To Usher In New Era of Pa. Same-Sex Marriage"I now pronounce you husband and husband -- you may seal your vows with a kiss!" Judge Sheila Woods-Skipper told Oscar Cabrera and Chris DiCapua, the first same-sex couple to marry at Philadelphia City Hall since the ban was overturned.
Same-Sex Marriage Causing an Upswing in Pennsylvania Wedding Events The legalization of same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania is a huge win not only for the LGBT community, but also for the wedding industry.