Posts Tagged “Giampolo”

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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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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.LGBT: An Internet Gayborhood

By | February 9, 2015

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 […]

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Do hate-crime laws really protect the LGBT community?

By | February 9, 2015

  We 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 […]

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Top LGBT moments of 2014

By | February 9, 2015

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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Plan Well Before the Wedding Bell on Thursday Jan 22!

By | January 9, 2015

Join myself and Ryan Fuller for an informative LGBT seminar to learn what living in a Post-DOMA world means for you and your family. Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and great company while we discuss the progress that has been made over the last 18 months and what we have to look forward to ahead! Space […]

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The Hobby Lobby ruling: What next?

By | November 26, 2014

Could the Supreme Court’s ruling in the now-infamous Hobby Lobby case lead to companies using religion as a way to deny benefits to LGBT people?

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November 3rd at 7pm The American Law Journal presents: Fired for being gay: LGBT Rights at the Workplace

By | November 3, 2014

In case you missed it the first time, Philadelphia’s CNN affiliate is re-airing the segment we did on LGBT Rights in the Workplace TONIGHT, Monday Nov. 3 at 7PM on WFMZ-TV. It was a remarkable show to be a part of as Dan Miller, someone who was fired for being gay, myself and Anthony Haller […]

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Admiration for LGBT civic leader Gloria Casarez on her passing

By | October 21, 2014

Friends and family and the LGBTQ community at large are mourning the loss of a pioneer in LGBTQ civil rights. Gloria Casarez passed away this weekend after battling a long bout with an aggressive form of cancer. She was 42-years-old and is survived by her strong and compassionate wife, Tricia Dressel.

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