COLOR | Angela Giampolo

By | July 9, 2015

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After the SCOTUS ruling on marriage equality last week, there have been many celebrations (and rightly so), but there’s also a sense of “what’s next?” that’s beginning to come into play. With some states still resistant to handing out marriage licences and political hopefuls running on the platform of religious freedom, some might be wondering just what’s the next phase of the LGBTIQA civil rights fight as far as the right to marry is concerned.

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MidPoint | Panel with Angela Giampolo & Jane Velez-Mitchell

By | July 9, 2015

LGBT attorney, Angela Giampolo and Jane Velez-Mitchell – TV journalist join MidPoint to discuss the next fight for Gay Rights – bias in jobs and housing.

(NewsMaxTv | MidPoint with Ed Berliner)

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Geraldo Rivera Show | Angela Giampolo on WABC 77

By | July 7, 2015

U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizes gay marriage. Analysis with Attorney Angela Giampolo on WABC 77 w/ Geraldo Rivera.

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SwallowDaily | Angela Giampolo LGBT Lawyer

By | July 7, 2015

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Here is our interview with Philadelphia based lawyer Angela D. Giampolo. She is the founder of PhillyGayLawyer.com and Giampolo Law Group whose practice focuses on, among LGBT law, corporate transactions, civil rights, employment discrimination, real estate, domestic and international adoptions, and estates. We spoke with her about the SCOTUS decision and what we can expect to happen now.

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Marriage Ruling Does Not End Equality Issues in PA

By | June 28, 2015

In the midst of an impromptu rally June 26 on Philadelphia’s Independence Mall, attorney Angela Giampolo watched two of her clients with tears of joy streaming down their faces.

It was just a few Valentine’s Days ago that Giampolo, known to many as Philly Gay Lawyer, gave clients Charlie and Joe the closest thing they could get to a marriage—a will.

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Philly Gay Lawyer on SpeakOUT Radio Show (2/22)- What’s Going On?

By | February 24, 2015

SpeakOutFBimage (2)If you missed it this past Sunday catch SpeakOUT, my LGBT radio show on Q102, where Loraine Ballard Morrill and I recap a whirlwind week including the craziness down South with marriage equality, the first elected Bisexual Governor and scary laws aimed at hurting the Trans* community.

Listen here:

http://www.q102.com/media/podcast-iheart-communities-podcast-community/222-whats-going-on-angela-giampolo-25831086/

 

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.LGBT: An Internet Gayborhood

By | February 9, 2015

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Rainbow flags. Gay cruises. Logo. Domain names?

The LGBT community has carved out plenty of homes for itself, but it has yet to officially claim a stake in the virtual one. While the Internet has played a central role in the community for many years by providing a space to share information, meet other community members and grow LGBT-owned businesses, creating an “.LGBT” domain had never been conceived of until recently. Read more »

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Do hate-crime laws really protect the LGBT community?

By | February 9, 2015

 

NoHateWe recently saw some of the quickest and most efficient action I’ve seen in a while when Philadelphia’s City Council unanimously voted (17-0) to pass an ordinance that imposes punishments for violent attacks based on gender identity, sexual orientation or disability status. Mayor Michael Nutter summarily signed it into law. The measure was in response to the vicious antigay attack perpetrated this past fall, when as many as 15 people physically assaulted a gay couple in Rittenhouse, hurling antigay slurs. Read more »

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Top LGBT moments of 2014

By | February 9, 2015

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The LGBT communities had a lot to celebrate in 2014, with amazing legislative, judicial and cultural victories. While there are truly countless victories I could mention, here are some of the highlights:

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