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HAVANA — People were irrational when they heard that I planned a trip to Castro’s Cuba. One of our office staffers turned his back and said angrily that “they’d find me in the hills after the police had beat me.” 

From New Hope to Doylestown and everywhere in between, our annual Visit Bucks edition takes you through the highlights of springtime in Bucks County! 

Though President Donald Trump's "religious-freedom" executive order Thursday didn't contain a provision explicitly sanctioning anti-LGBT discrimination by the federal government, as it was rumored to, LGBTs and allies are still decrying the move as damaging.

The May 16 primary election is fast-approaching! PGN spoke with all candidates for District Attorney and City Controller about their records, vision for the office and positions on LGBT issues. We asked all candidates in each race the same set of questions and lightly edited their responses for brevity. 

Learn more about the candidates here, and make sure to get out and vote! 

Former State Rep. Mark Cohen said he “strongly supported” LGBT rights since he was first sworn into the legislature in 1974. That support included introducing two bills that would amend the public-school code and expand health-care coverage, respectively, for transgender individuals — the first-ever trans-rights measures in the state legislature.

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