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BREAKING NEWS
Critical Legislation Introduced To Protect LGBT Pennsylvanians From Discrimination

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Human Rights Campaign fights for LGBT equality in Pennsylvania alongside state and local groups and lawmakers. Find out more about what HRC is doing for LGBT equality in Pennsylvania and how you can get involved with the Philadelphia community.

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HOW THIS STATE RATES ON THE ISSUES

HOUSING LAWS

This state does not support

State does not prohibit housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

EMPLOYMENT LAWS

This state does not support

State does not prohibit employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

MARRIAGE EQUALITY

This state does support

State issues marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

HATE CRIMES LAWS

This state does not support

State does not have a law that addresses hate or bias crimes based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS LAWS

This state does not support

State does not prohibit discrimination in public accommodations based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

ANTI-BULLYING LAWS

This state does not support

State does not have a law that addresses harassment and/or bullying of students based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

SCHOOL LAWS

This state does not support

State does not have a law that addresses discrimination against students based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

TRANSGENDER HEALTHCARE

This state does not support

State has neither a ban on insurance exclusions for transgender healthcare nor does it provide transgender-inclusive health benefits to state employees.

GENDER MARKER CHANGE

This state does not support

State has no laws or policies that facilitate gender marker change on driver’s licenses or birth certificates.