Posts Tagged “Civil Rights”

The Icing on the Discrimination Cake

By | July 7, 2017

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On the final day of its session, the Supreme Court agreed to hear the case of Colorado baker Jack Phillips, who refuses to make cakes for same-sex weddings on the basis of his “religious beliefs.” Unfortunately, we are going to have to wait to see if “religious freedom” includes the freedom to discriminate as the […]

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The Beginning of an LGBT Civil Rights Rollback?

By | July 6, 2017

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I won’t mince words: Each day, values that we hold dear — inclusion, tolerance and equality — are in danger like never before. Over the past two weeks, we’ve seen Americans ban together in unprecedented ways, from the Women’s March in Washington, D.C., to a small town in Alaska where 2 feet of snow fell […]

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Prospects for Pride in a Trump Era

By | June 30, 2017

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As we move toward Trump’s half-year mark in office, it is becoming clearer that the Trump administration does not intend to continue its predecessors’ prioritization of the protection of the rights and liberties of the LGBT community. Contrary to promises made during his campaign trail to be “good to the gays” and to protect the […]

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Ongoing LGBT Evolution in the U.S. Military

By | June 30, 2017

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For 17 years, “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” forcibly closeted tens of thousands of military servicemen and women. Originally designed as a compromise between lawmakers and military personnel who wanted the ban on LGBTQ servicemembers lifted and those who didn’t, the reality of DADT encouraged an environment in which discrimination and prejudice festered, and those most […]

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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

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 […]

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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 […]

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

By | February 24, 2015

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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