Opinion

Editorials

What’s scary is a Gov. Mango, not equal …

Kristen Demilio    April 20, 2018

Primary season is in full swing in Pennsylvania, with the Republican Party continuing to cannibalize itself as wealthy businessman Paul Mango attacks wealthy businessman Scott Wagner for being too liberal.

Fairness Act long overdue

Kristen Demilio    April 13, 2018

This week, PGN covered the story of Gov. Tom Wolf and allies calling for the state legislature to vote on the Fairness Act, which would expand existing nondiscrimination provisions in...

Why is the Gayborhood’s largest hospital…

PGN Staff    April 5, 2018

While Pennsylvania lacks legislation to adequately protect LGBT rights, particularly in terms of equal access to healthcare, the good news is that hospitals and other healthcare facilities are making it...

Mark My Words

Visiting future leaders ask: How did we …

Mark Segal    April 12, 2018

This week I had a great honor. While we in the United States are concerned with the state of our struggle for equality, and worry each day how the Trump...

Finding common ground in Mazzoni Center …

Mark Segal    April 5, 2018

Last week, the LGBT medical clinic in Philadelphia, Mazzoni Center, which serves more than 35,000 clients, announced that the board had appointed a new CEO. Lydia Gonzalez Scirarrino, it turns...

‘Mike Pence is about to change my positi…

Mark Segal    March 30, 2018

     Is Vice President Mike Pence a closeted, deep-in-self-hate raging homo? Is that self-hate so intolerable for him that he’s become the commander in chief at the White House...

Op-Ed

‘Leave Jane Shull alone’

Syreeta Dymond    April 5, 2018

Jane Shull at Philadelphia FIGHT doesn’t know me. She knew my brother Brett, though. Brett had a lot of challenges. He died in 2009 at 38 after spending most of the...

‘We need you to be counted’: Why data c…

Adrian Shanker and Chris Bartlett    March 30, 2018

 There is a funder who frequently says, “Without the data, the chatta don’t matta.” And you know what, they’re right.

Finding family

    March 23, 2018

One of the first disco albums I ever owned was “We Are Family” by Sister Sledge. I didn’t actually buy it; I won it in a radio call-in contest in...

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...

Political Cartoon

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