Tackling transitions

PGN Staff    April 26, 2017

  The last few weeks have shown that the local LGBT community is one in transition, in more ways than one.

Claiming our place in history

PGN Staff    April 19, 2017

The long-awaited Museum of the American Revolution opened its doors in Philadelphia this week. The multi-faceted venue walks visitors back in time to the founding of our country, providing an...

Digital divide 

PGN Staff    April 12, 2017

As we’ve seen in recent years, social media has the power to create tremendous change. With the click of a button, messages can reach millions. Social media can encourage and...

Mark My Words

Coming to terms with Marsha P. Johnson

Mark Segal    April 26, 2017

A couple of years ago, the author and director of the Academy Award-nominated “How To Survive a Plague,” David France, contacted me for his next project. We chatted a few...

Vaporizing Stonewall

Mark Segal    April 19, 2017

This week, I’m writing about an issue that sheds new light on a subject we all think we know: Stonewall. Earlier this week, my husband Jason, who teaches creative writing...

Stop the Chechen carnage

Mark Segal    April 18, 2017

Some headlines in Europe have yelled “Concentration camps for LGBT people,” or “100 gays rounded up, beaten and imprisoned” or “Kidnappings of LGBT people off the streets.”


A letter to the LGBTQIA community in res…

The Rev. Jeffrey H. Jordan    January 12, 2017

Recently, gospel recording artist Kim Burrell was filmed giving a “homophobic” sermon at the Love and Liberty Fellowship Church in Houston. In this sermon, Burrell refers to “the perverted homosexual...

Winter 2017 Reflections 

Gary Hines    January 5, 2017

So what do we say in the aftermath of all these recent events? Will you accept this new world? Will you support him in whatever he does? We have to...

The fight for same-sex parenting in Penn…

Yoav Varadi    December 21, 2016

 Her bright blue eyes stared at me from across the fluorescently lit Target aisle. She had a bright pink bow wrapped around her bald head. Her little hands seemed to...

Letters to the Editor

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...

This is not justice

Gwendolyn Smith    July 30, 2015

Meagan Taylor is a 22-year-old hairstylist from Illinois. She is also a trans woman of color.

Creep of the Week

Creep of the Week: Alex Jones

If you don’t know who Alex Jones is, consider yourself lucky.

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