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Philly’s 9th-annual Trans March comes wh…

Jess Bryant    October 10, 2019

This weekend’s 9th annual Philly Trans March will take to West Philly’s streets in the name of justice, equity and liberation. On Oct. 12 from 1-4 p.m. at Malcolm X...

New month, new history lessons, new desi…

Jess Bryant    October 3, 2019

October is LGBTQ history month, which is very important to PGN. Each year, we work with LGBTQ-centered media outlets across the nation to provide diverse articles pertaining to our community’s...

Back in session

Jess Bryant    September 26, 2019

The summer hiatus for Pennsylvania’s House and Senate has come to an end. The General Assembly, the second-largest in the nation with 50 Senate members and 203 House of Representative...

Mark My Words

Two At-Large seats, one LGBT candidate

Mark Segal    October 10, 2019

Spilled blood over the May Democratic primary between LGBT rivals seems to have cast a shadow over this November's election for LGBT voters, as Sherri Cohen runs as the only...

The gay part of impeachment...

Mark Segal    October 3, 2019

There isn’t one, that we know of.  Those being investigated during Trump’s impeachment inquiry are not LGBTQ, as far as we know, and most are one-man, one-woman conservative Republicans.  All...

Archbishop Chaput’s legacy: Enabling mol…

Mark Segal    September 26, 2019

The homophobic Archbishop of Philadelphia Charles J. Chaput — a major conservative critic of Pope Francis and leniency in the Catholic church’s LGBT positions — is about to retire.  His...

Op-Ed

We need more LGBTQ historians

Victoria Brownworth    October 3, 2019

As an undergraduate at Temple University, I was a student member of the committee that founded the women’s studies department. It was an exciting time as feminist academics “dis-covered,” in...

Historic Emmy Awards highlighted LGBTQ a…

Victoria Brownworth    September 26, 2019

The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards brought the plight of women and LGBTQ into the limelight with some powerful speeches by beloved stars. When Billy Porter was announced as winner of the...

Suicide Prevention Month

Sheriff Jewell Williams    September 12, 2019

September is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month in the U.S. Suicide can affect anybody — any family or any workplace. Less than four months ago, the Sheriff’s Office lost a member...

Letters to the Editor

Letters To the Editor: International boy…

PGN Staff    August 29, 2019

 If we’re going to boycott another nation’s products for human rights abuses, how about Saudi Arabia? They aren’t exactly friends to LGBT people and are god awful to women, and...

Letters to the Editor - 5/25/19

PGN Staff    May 23, 2019

Dear Editor: For what my opinion is worth, I would not ask Brian Sims to resign.  I would be surprised if he has enough believers to get re-elected, assuming he would...

Clear distinction between LGBTQ discrimi…

denise    March 21, 2019

Letter to the Editor: As a longtime New Jersey resident, I was interested to see the PGN editorial last week (March 15-21) on the latest events from the Chick-fil-A saga...

Political Cartoon

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