The suicide epidemic

    June 21, 2018

Suicide in the United States is on the rise — in some states, exponentially. Nationwide, suicide rates have risen by 25 percent from 1999 to 2016, according to a report...

Room for everyone

Adriana Fraser    June 14, 2018

In the weeks ahead of Pride, organizers, participants and activists individually told PGN that this year, we would see more new and inclusive events. We did.

Pride was created to be inclusive

    June 7, 2018

Yo! Don’t you know what Pride stands for? Well, some revisionists or people who just want attention are once again complaining. So sit down, disenchanted and folks who don’t know...

Mark My Words

A wasted photo op

Mark Segal    June 21, 2018

If you don’t like politics, or could care less about HRC, you shouldn’t read this column.

Talk is not cheap

Mark Segal    June 14, 2018

Ah, summertime — the living is easy. We toss our cares to the wind, head for a little R&R and, for many, that great summer vacation. So it should be...

The real fallout of the wedding-cake rul…

Mark Segal    June 7, 2018

If you thought the wedding-cake issue is over, not by a mile. Here in a nutshell is the ruling and the list of changes it could make across the nation...


‘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...

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