Opinion

Editorials

Dem defeat  

PGN Staff    June 21, 2017

  We suspect that Tuesday night for progressive Georgians was akin to how more than half of America felt on Nov. 8, 2016. 

What is the PGN staff proud of this year…

PGN Staff    June 14, 2017

Don: I’m proud of being with PGN for over 41 years, the success it’s been and how I’m doing more than ever to continue this success in these trying times...

The Trump effect 

PGN Staff    June 7, 2017

The negative repercussions from the election of Donald Trump have been reverberating around the world for more than six months. The Trump administration has turned Washington, D.C., into the reality...

Mark My Words

Rainbow flag — bringing us together 

Mark Segal    June 21, 2017

There is no question that the rainbow flag has become the symbol of our community’s fight for equality. And that flag that the community embraces has gone through changes but...

Pride: A historical perspective

Mark Segal    June 14, 2017

Pride is very special to me, since I helped in the first Gay Pride march in 1970. At that time it was not a “Gay Pride” march, but rather a...

Watch out, Pulitzer

Mark Segal    June 7, 2017

Last Friday night, Jason and I were in the car going to do our weekly grocery shopping when I received the news. I looked at Jason and asked, “Is it...

Op-Ed

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...

Sex as resistance

Elicia Gonzales    May 4, 2017

Sometimes it feels easy to answer the question “What is SEXx?” “It’s community events we do throughout the year on sex and sexuality,” I often reply. But that reply doesn’t...

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...

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: Betsy DeVos

 

If you’re a school administrator, teacher or even a whole school district and you want to assert your right to discriminate against some of your students FOR REASONS, you’re in luck! The Education Department under Betsy DeVos ain’t gonna stop you. (Unless you’re against white Christians probably.)

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