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Penn withdraws position that trans workers aren’t protected under Title VII

Penn withdraws position that trans workers aren’t protected under Title VII

Tim Cwiek    November 13, 2019

The University of Pennsylvania this week withdrew its legal stance in a contentious court case that trans workers in the region aren’t protected from discrimination under Title VII of the...

Mark My Words

LGBT representation on TV and a thank-yo…

Mark Segal    December 5, 2019

A few weeks ago, this column touched on the subject of why the Hallmark Channel and Lifetime, both of which run romantic holiday movies 24/7 during the holidays, don’t have...

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Media Trail - 12/06/19

National

Media Trail - 12/06/19

PGN Staff    December 5, 2019

Judge blocks challenge to Indiana’s religious objections law WNDU.com reported conservative religious groups have failed to convince an Indiana judge they faced any harm from limits placed on the state’s...

Local entertainer Darryl Broadus

Obituaries

Local entertainer Darryl Broadus

Victoria Brownworth    December 5, 2019

  Darryl Broadus, a local entertainer and designer, died suddenly after a short illness on Nov. 13. He was 59.

Celebrating the life of Mansour Al-Hawasy

Obituaries

Celebrating the life of Mansour Al-Hawasy

Steven A. Johnston    December 5, 2019

  Mansour Al-Hawasy, J.D. (26) of Philadelphia sashayed from this world on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. Mansour is survived by his adorable cat Sinclair as well as a loving village of...

International News - 12/06/19

International

International News - 12/06/19

Larry Nichols    December 5, 2019

Haitian gay activist found dead Human rights advocates and others are mourning the death of a Haitian gay rights activist who was found dead inside his home in Port-au-Prince under suspicious...

Trans woman urges judge to keep lawsuit intact

Local

Trans woman urges judge to keep lawsuit intact

Tim Cwiek    December 5, 2019

A trans woman who’s suing the University of Pennsylvania and its hospital for job discrimination recently urged a federal judge to deny the defendants’ motion to dismiss major portions of...

Phila. Police Dept. invites LGBT dialogue over coffee

Local

Phila. Police Dept. invites LGBT dialogue over coffee

Gary L. Day    December 5, 2019

This week, the Philadelphia Police Department held the latest of its Coffee with a Cop community outreach events — this time in the heart of the gayborhood at Starbucks at...

AMA supports banning conversion therapy

National

AMA supports banning conversion therapy

Victoria Brownworth    December 5, 2019

  The American Medical Association (AMA) has voted to support state and federal efforts to ban gay conversion therapy, the scientifically discredited practice of attempting to change a person’s sexual orientation...

LGBTQ Victory Fund endorses trans candidate for Del. senate

Regional

LGBTQ Victory Fund endorses trans candidate for Del. senate

Laura Smythe    December 5, 2019

The LGBTQ Victory Fund, a national organization dedicated to electing out leaders to public office, endorsed trans woman Sarah McBride on Wednesday in her 2020 bid for the Delaware state...

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