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2 years of union negotiations at Mazzoni Center end in LGBTQ-inclusive benefits

2 years of union negotiations at Mazzoni Center end in LGBTQ-inclusive benefits

Laura Smythe    September 28, 2019

Two years of union negotiations drew to a close Friday at Mazzoni Center, bringing the organization’s health care workers paid leave for gender-affirming surgeries, higher wages and a Labor-Management Committee...

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A Ugandan bill wants the death penalty f…

Mark Segal    October 17, 2019

There are so many issues I’d love to touch on in this week’s column: The LGBT Presidential Town Hall held by CNN, family leave for LGBT couples, Log Cabin Republicans...

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Media Trail - 10/18/19

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Media Trail - 10/18/19

PGN Staff    October 17, 2019

Transgender man shunned by Baptist college to get new name The Tennessean reported a transgender man who was shunned by his private Tennessee college after getting breast reduction surgery has now...

International News - 10/18/19

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International News - 10/18/19

PGN Staff    October 17, 2019

Polish election: Leader says gay rights are a threat to society LGBT+ rights have become the single most significant cultural issue in Poland’s election campaign ahead of the vote Oct. 6...

Judge overturns Affordable Care Act protections for trans patients

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Judge overturns Affordable Care Act protections for trans patients

Victoria Brownworth    October 17, 2019

On Oct. 15, a federal judge overturned an anti-discrimination provision of the Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare, that protects transgender patients. The ruling stipulates that a 2016 policy...

Democrats weigh in on LGBTQ issues

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Democrats weigh in on LGBTQ issues

Victoria Brownworth    October 17, 2019

The Equality Town Hall was held a few days before the fourth debate in Ohio on Oct.15 — where the term LGBTQ was not mentioned once in three hours by...

Diaries reveal hidden worlds

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Diaries reveal hidden worlds

Matthew S. Bajko    October 17, 2019

“Damn, I’m going to be a gorgeous man,” Lou Sullivan wrote 40 years ago in one of his personal diaries.

2 Philly-driven studies investigate overlap in HIV, addiction treatment

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2 Philly-driven studies investigate overlap in HIV, addiction treatment

Laura Smythe    October 16, 2019

The National Institute on Drug Abuse, a branch of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded more than $12 million to West Philadelphia-based biomedical research group The Wistar Institute to...

OutFest celebration allegedly ends in broken jaw for trans man

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OutFest celebration allegedly ends in broken jaw for trans man

Laura Smythe    October 16, 2019

A trans man wearing a “Trans Lives Matter” sweatshirt was reportedly attacked inside an Old City 7-Eleven near 3rd and Market streets Sunday at 8:30 p.m. after he left OutFest...

Media Trail - 10/11/19

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Media Trail - 10/11/19

PGN Staff    October 10, 2019

West Virginia mayor cancels appearance over author's homophobic views The Charleston Gazette-Mail reported the mayor of West Virginia's capital city has canceled her upcoming appearance at the West Virginia Book Festival...

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