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Mazzoni Center board loses two more members

Kristen Demilio    December 12, 2018

Mazzoni Center’s board of directors has lost two more members, with the secretary recently ousted in a majority vote and a second member resigning Tuesday, PGN has learned. The departures from...

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To cis gender or not

Mark Segal    December 13, 2018

There’s “cis gender man” and the ever popular “cis gender woman,” not to be confused by “cis het.” There’s also “trans man” and “trans woman.”  Then there’s “fluid,” “gender queer,”...

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Ryan Murphy announces initiative to vote out GOP

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Ryan Murphy announces initiative to vote out GOP

Victoria Brownworth    December 13, 2018

Democrats delivered the biggest House win in 45 years in last month’s midterm elections. And that, according to out TV mogul Ryan Murphy, gave him hope. Speaking at the Trevor Project’s TrevorLive...

It’s the moments that make a parent

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It’s the moments that make a parent

Jen Colletta    December 13, 2018

I spent nearly 33 years of my life as a non-parent. It was just part of my identity — something that subtly guided how I moved through the world but...

Philadelphia comedian Kevin Hart in Oscars controversy

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Philadelphia comedian Kevin Hart in Oscars controversy

Victoria Brownworth    December 13, 2018

Philadelphia actor and comedian Kevin Hart was named to co-host the upcoming 91st annual Academy Awards, but within 48 hours withdrew after outcry over his past history of homophobic comedy...

Decency without the upbringing

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Decency without the upbringing

Johnathan Gilmore    December 6, 2018

Given my current back injury rendering me unable to go to the gym, I find myself diving deep into this topic of decency without the upbringing. A recent meme with a...

George H. W. Bush remembered

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George H. W. Bush remembered

Victoria Brownworth    December 6, 2018

George H. W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, died on Nov. 30, just hours before the start of World AIDS Day. He was 94. Bush is being viewed...

Conversion therapy hurts trans women too: A trans survivor speaks out

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Conversion therapy hurts trans women too: A trans survivor speaks out

Robyn Ryan    December 6, 2018

I was racing my motorcycle down I-95 in Pennsylvania in the summer of 2007 as words and statements from years of conversion therapy repeated in my thoughts. Sinner. Sexual deviant...

Rehoboth’s candlelight walk for World AIDS Day

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Rehoboth’s candlelight walk for World AIDS Day

Fay Jacobs    November 29, 2018

It’s been 30 years since World AIDS Day was founded at the 1988 World Summit of Ministers of Health for AIDS Prevention. For 2018 World AIDS Day, the educational theme...

The top 4 things to know about HIV prevention

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The top 4 things to know about HIV prevention

Terri Clark, Tyrik Dean and Erik Soto    November 29, 2018

Action Wellness, along with community providers including COLOURS, Bebashi, Mazzoni Center, Philadelphia FIGHT, Health Center #1, Kensington Hospital and Ambulatory Health Services have been working to get the word out...

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