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In this first-ever special section, we explore the tips and trends of LGBT family-building in the Philadelphia region. Hear from professionals and local parents about how to prep for your path to parenthood, and what to expect once you set off on that journey. 

More than 30 people attended an annual meeting for an LGBT political-advocacy organization’s at John C. Anderson Apartments Wednesday. The Liberty City LGBT Democratic Club hosted a panel discussion on updates to the city's nondiscrimination law and other government initiatives supporting the LGBT community.

A Philadelphia judge last month cleared the way for a December murder trial for Charles N. Sargent, who stands accused of stabbing to death trans woman Diamond Williams, then dismembering her corpse with an ax.

Commonwealth Court last week ordered the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office to certify transactions that caused dispatch records relating to the Nizah Morris incident to become “public records” in the office’s possession.

Thirty years ago, PGN publisher Mark Segal went head to head with the Pennsylvania News-Media Association after it denied the publication membership to its association — and this fall, the statewide journalism organization will present Segal with its highest honor.

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