Opinion

Editorials

Learning from our elders  

PGN Staff    September 14, 2017

  The LGBT community lost one of its pioneers this week, whose life and legacy left a lot of lessons for future generations.

Protecting the dream

PGN Staff    September 6, 2017

If there’s one lesson that emerged in the last nine months of political turmoil, it’s the importance of recognizing intersectionality. LGBT issues impact women’s issues. Women’s issues impact racial-justice issues...

Let’s not lower the bar 

PGN Staff    August 30, 2017

It seems that every single time President Donald Trump has the opportunity to act “presidential,” he summarily mucks it up. Post-inauguration, when the country could have benefitted from genuine calls...

Mark My Words

Glass half full of progress

Mark Segal    September 14, 2017

I saw a picture today of a young gay couple standing next to an older heterosexual couple. Then, I noticed that the two men were holding up their hands to...

Applaud journalism

Mark Segal    September 6, 2017

This weekend, NLGJA: The Association of LGBT Journalists has its annual convention, held this year in Philadelphia. The organization and its membership may not be what you expect. For the...

Rizzo, PGN and the BBC

Mark Segal    August 30, 2017

The British Broadcasting Company (BBC) is the world’s largest broadcaster. It began in 1922 and has a stellar record for its journalism, both news and its fascinating documentaries, which at...

Op-Ed

It’s time to be counted

Stephen A. Glassman    August 16, 2017

What we are witnessing in Charlottesville is nothing short of a brazen attempt to return America to an era of Jim Crow, separate and unequal for minorities and women, intimidating...

Act now to advance equality

Bruce Easop    June 28, 2017

  Earlier this month, thousands of Philadelphians honored LGBTQ history, celebrated progress and affirmed our diverse identities at Pride. In the wake of these celebrations, now is the time to take...

Republican health-care bill poses dange…

Bob Casey    June 21, 2017

President Trump and Congressional Republicans recently gathered in the White House Rose Garden to celebrate the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of legislation that will cause 14-million people to lose...

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Advocating for our…

PGN Staff    June 14, 2017

Editor: We must urge Philadelphians and, by extension, Pennsylvanians, to support protecting LGBTQ+ students and our rights in the educational sphere. We have unique situations and experiences that our non-LGBTQ+ peers...

Letters: To mourn, or not to mourn, Just…

PGN Staff    February 25, 2016

Editor:  In February 2015, I had the unique opportunity to meet and talk with the late Associate Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, a man whose death earlier this month will have...

Letter: On Saul Ewing's partnership with…

PGN Staff    February 18, 2016

Timothy Cwiek’s article about Saul Ewing’s partnership with TLDEF’s Name Change Project on Feb. 4 did an excellent job of describing that program and the important need that it serves...

Creep of the Week

Creep of the Week: Dave Daubenmire

Hurricane Harvey wrecked havoc on Texas, especially Houston and the surrounding areas. Thankfully, the hurricane has prompted people who’ve previously denied global warming to say, “You know what? Maybe these scientists know a thing or two after all.” 

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