Archive For The “Civil Rights” Category

The Turning Tide Against Workplace Transgender Discrimination

By | May 6, 2018

Transgender rights are a hot topic in the news recently, from Trump’s slapdash ban on transgender soldiers in the military to the question of whether Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act includes gender identity under the umbrella of sex discrimination.

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Trump’s Aim at Transgender Troops Sharpens

By | April 5, 2018

The Trump administration announced a new-ish ban on transgender people serving in the military on March 23. But in reality, there’s not much difference between this one and the ban he announced via Twitter last summer. 

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The State of the LGBTQ Union

By | February 28, 2018

Much of our focus on LGBT rights centers at the federal level, but there are also several ongoing battles in several states concerning equality.

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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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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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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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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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