OUR COMMONWEALTH IS AT ITS BEST WHEN EVERYONE CAN LIVE, WORK, AND THRIVE

Our future prosperity as a state depends on a strong economy and ensuring equal opportunity for all. Protecting LGBT Pennsylvanians from discrimination is about living up to our Pennsylvania Values. Updating our state laws to include protections for LGBT Pennsylvanians will send the message that our state is truly open for business to all, and that LGBT Pennsylvanians can live their daily lives with dignity. Together, we can make sure that Pennsylvania is a wonderful place to work, live, and raise a family – for everyone.

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DIGNITY FOR ALL IS A PENNSYLVANIA VALUE

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HUNDREDS OF BUSINESSES HAVE UNITED

for years to urge the General Assembly to adopt LGBT nondiscrimination protections

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OVER 50 COMMUNITIES HAVE PASSED LOCAL LAWS

to ban anti-LGBT discrimination since 1982 - more than any state in the nation

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EQUALITY AND FREEDOM ARE MORAL ISSUES

that faith leaders across the commonwealth recognize as they call for the civil rights of LGBT Pennsylvanians

KEEP PENNSYLVANIA OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Small businesses and large companies throughout Pennsylvania are uniting in the platform that our commonwealth is stronger when we are inclusive of all hardworking people. If your business agrees that being open and inclusive for all is a Pennsylvania value, join our coalition today.

PENNSYLVANIANS IN THEIR OWN WORDS

Pennsylvanians from around the commonwealth are sharing their stories of discrimination and the importance of inclusion. From clergy to doctors, business leaders to educators, a majority of Pennsylvanians know that ensuring that LGBT Pennsylvanians can live with dignity is an urgent issue.

February 24, 2019

Melissa DeStefano on being a Mom of a Trans Teen in Montgomery County

I had hoped that my son would wait until after high school to come out as transgender. But I realized I’d prefer a thriving son over a dead daughter. When I gave birth to my first baby, the

February 24, 2019

Hannah Smith-Brubaker on Taking a Chance and Raising a Family in Juniata County

In a few short weeks, my daughter will turn 21 years old. She and her 16 year-old brother count

February 24, 2019

Huntingdon Resident Anthony Bullett on the Intersection of Racism and Homophobia

When I was young several of my relatives lived on an unpaved street. I had to write letters to

February 24, 2019

Erie School Board Member Tyler Titus Calls for Compassion

I was 16 years old when suicide became my focal point. I wanted so badly for the pain to stop.

February 23, 2019

Accountant Dan Miller was Fired for Being Gay in Cumberland County

In the early 1990s, Dan Miller was a young accountant from Harrisburg who was fired for being