Opinion

Editorials

Queer, there and everywhere

denise    February 14, 2019

In the last several weeks, LGBTQ people and issues have been spotlighted in many veins. Very often negatively as with the Trump Administration’s ban on transgender personnel in the military...

Pennsylvania, get with the equality prog…

PGN Staff    February 7, 2019

News came out last week that a record number of pro-LGBTQ bills were introduced in 2018, and that the prospects of many more states passing similar legislation in 2019 seems...

History must not be allowed to repeat it…

denise    January 31, 2019

At a time when the LGBTQ community is under attack from many sides, we must remember this is not a new story. History must NOT be allowed to repeat itself...

Mark My Words

Elections and whom to support

Mark Segal    February 14, 2019

Once upon a time, the LGBT community had no LGBT choices in politics, only LGBT-friendly candidates, who weren’t LGBT themselves, to endorse. And, once upon a time, there were no LGBT...

HRC doing nothing again

Mark Segal    February 7, 2019

The Human Rights Campaign must learn to actually do something other than issue press releases announcing its positions on various federal judicial nominations. The group needs to do what this...

I don’t do movie reviews, but …

Mark Segal    January 31, 2019

There is a movie that by seeing its trailers and advertising on TV, you’d have no expectation that it has any relevance to you or our community.

Op-Ed

The women who would be president

Victoria Brownworth    February 14, 2019

 Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) stood outside in a blizzard on Feb. 10 and declared her candidacy for president of the United States, becoming the fourth woman senator to announce in...

We need more LGBTQ news, not less

Sean Dorn    January 31, 2019

The news was shocking. On Jan. 15, Grindr laid off the entire editorial staff of INTO, their award-winning news site. According to Business Insider, the move was spurred by a...

Karen Pence must resign

Victoria Brownworth    January 24, 2019

The Second Lady, Karen Pence, has announced she will be taking a position teaching art at Immanuel Christian School in Springfield, Va. Mrs. Pence, an educator, painter and art therapist...

Letters to the Editor

Letters and Feedback

Kristen Demilio    November 8, 2018

In response to Jonathan Gilmore’s column “No, your father isn’t always right” (Nov. 2-8): I read with much dismay another example of seemingly simplistic and opinionated male-bashing. Disturbing to me is...

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...

Political Cartoon

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