Harrisburg Controller Dan Miller is lobbying the Pennsylvania Legislature to expand the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (PHRA) to include sexual orientation and gender identity as protected classes. For Miller, it’s personal.
Twenty years ago, he lost his accounting job when his employer said the fact that he is gay “incapacitated him from properly discharging his duties.”
Miller supports a bill, proposed by state Rep. Dan Frankel, that would make it illegal to discriminate in housing or employment decisions against anyone because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
It’s not a sure thing the measure will pass. Although statewide polls show strong public support for the measure, the Republican-controlled state Legislature seems unlikely to back any PHRA expansion.
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