Opinion

Editorials

Accountability needed in Morris case

Kristen Demilio    September 13, 2018

There are too many troubling questions relating to the unsolved homicide of Nizah Morris for Philadelphia police to continue stonewalling rather than responding to legitimate questions. As much as they...

Welcome to Fentanyldelphia

Welcome to Fentanyldelphia

    September 6, 2018

If you’ve walked pretty much anywhere in Center City recently, you’ve probably seen people openly unconscious in the middle of a sidewalk, staggering through the streets or passed out in...

Moving forward

    August 30, 2018

Covering Mazzoni is a prime example of the challenges of journalism. When there are many people, each with so much conviction, they often refuse to communicate fully, or choose selectively...

Mark My Words

Are taxpayers paying to pray the gay awa…

Mark Segal    September 13, 2018

Most of the world has finally begun to laugh at the idea of “praying away the gay.” That is, with the exception of Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput. The celebrated...

Trump, the Reality Edition

Mark Segal    September 6, 2018

So how bad is it? Let’s take a look at what he’s done in almost two years in office.

Lazy Labor Day column

Mark Segal    August 30, 2018

This is the week that most columnists dread, since most of you are on vacation squeezing out the last bit of summer. So we sometimes let you in on our...

Op-Ed

Why inclusion matters at work

Lynn Merrilees    July 12, 2018

I came out almost 30 years ago to my family and friends. Personally, I have lived my life authentically as a gay woman in a remarkable and loving relationship for...

‘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.

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...

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