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PA to allow gender designation ‘X’ on driver’s licenses

PA to allow gender designation ‘X’ on driver’s licenses

Victoria Brownworth    July 31, 2019

PennDOT, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will offer a gender designation of X on driver’s licenses beginning in 2020. Erin Waters-Trasatt, Communications Director for PennDOT told PGN that the agency “plans...

Mark My Words

Wishes granted

Mark Segal    August 15, 2019

A very well deserved congratulations to the William Way LGBT Community Center for securing a $1 million grant from the state of Pennsylvania that will allow for an upgrade to...

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Media Trail - 8/16/19

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Media Trail - 8/16/19

PGN Staff    August 15, 2019

Restaurant to pay $40,000 in pact over gay server’s harassment A Virginia restaurant operator has agreed to pay $40,000 to resolve a lawsuit that claims its employees routinely harassed a gay...

International News - 8/16/19

International

International News - 8/16/19

PGN Staff    August 15, 2019

France ponders giving lesbians, single women access to IVF Single women and lesbians in France won’t have to go abroad to have children anymore under a proposed new law that would...

News Analysis: Dayton shooter’s sibling continues to be misgendered by media

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News Analysis: Dayton shooter’s sibling continues to be misgendered by media

Victoria Brownworth    August 15, 2019

In the days following the Dayton, Ohio mass shooting on August 4, many news outlets said that among the victims of shooter Connor Betts, 24, was his sibling, identified in...

Sweden offers direction on gender-inclusive child rearing

International

Sweden offers direction on gender-inclusive child rearing

Laura Smythe    August 15, 2019

 Special assignment: PGN went to Stockholm for Pride and to learn about LGBTQ issues in Sweden.   After Marie Tomičić separated from her son’s father, the two made a typical Swedish parenting...

Bryn Mawr College named most LGBTQ-friendly in U.S.

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Bryn Mawr College named most LGBTQ-friendly in U.S.

Suzannah Cavanaugh    August 15, 2019

When it comes to inclusivity on campus, Bryn Mawr College is the new number one. According to The Princeton Review’s annual ranking of college campuses, released this month, Bryn Mawr College...

Philadelphia police to undergo increased LGBTQ competency training

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Philadelphia police to undergo increased LGBTQ competency training

Laura Smythe    August 15, 2019

   In 2020, every police officer in Philadelphia will receive LGBTQ competency training, Sergeant Nicholas Tees announced last week at a Philadelphia Police LGBT Liaison Committee meeting. 

Lehigh Valley Pride celebrates Stonewall, artistic queer roots

Regional

Lehigh Valley Pride celebrates Stonewall, artistic queer roots

Laura Smythe    August 15, 2019

This weekend marks the 26th annual Lehigh Valley Pride festival, which features the theme “Millions of Moments of Pride” — mirroring this year’s WorldPride theme that commemorated Stonewall 50. 

LGBTQ Mental Health: The long road to wellness

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LGBTQ Mental Health: The long road to wellness

Victoria Brownworth    August 15, 2019

  Third in a three-part series on mental health “They say coming out is a continual process,” said Terence Nelson. “I guess I really didn’t expect I’d still be doing it at...

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