Gov. Wolf Calls on Legislature to Pass Civil Rights and Hate Crimes Protections for LGBTQ individuals


Prior to the PHRC’s action, there is no way for LGBTG Pennsylvanians to file for complaints if they feel discriminated because of their gender identity or sexual orientation.

The PHRC is responsible for investigating complaints of discrimination in employment, education, housing and public accommodations.

Also in August last year, Gov. Wolf established the LGBTQ Affairs Commission to ensure that his administration is eliminating obstacles for people facing unfair disadvantages because of their sexual orientation, gender identity and expression.

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