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Police investigating cause of death of trans woman of color found in West Philadelphia

Police investigating cause of death of trans woman of color found in West Philad…

Laura Smythe    November 4, 2019

The Philadelphia Police Department has confirmed to Philadelphia Gay News the death of trans woman of color Alicia Simmons in West Philadelphia.  The cause of death has not yet been determined...

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Why Sen. Mitch McConnell wants impeachme…

Mark Segal    November 11, 2019

You most likely think the headline is a mistake, but I assure you it’s not. Let’s face some interesting facts. McConnell is a politician, and every politician likes power, some...

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Media Trail - 11/8/19

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Media Trail - 11/8/19

PGN Staff    November 7, 2019

Kentucky Supreme Court dismisses gay pride T-shirt case The Courier-Journal reported the Kentucky Supreme Court has sided with a print shop owner who refused to make a gay pride T-shirt because...

International News - 11/8/19

International

International News - 11/8/19

PGN Staff    November 7, 2019

Police arrest 2 people for beating man they thought was gay Serbian police said they have arrested two people for beating up a man because they thought he was gay.

Local universities expand LGBT networks

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Local universities expand LGBT networks

Michele Zipkin    November 7, 2019

Resources for LGBTQ+ college students are continuously expanding. Some U.S. colleges and universities, such as Emory and the University of Maryland, have made lists of out LGBT faculty members visible...

Democratic blue wave puts more LGBTQ folks in office nationally

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Democratic blue wave puts more LGBTQ folks in office nationally

Victoria Brownworth    November 7, 2019

The wave of Democratic upsets that began with the 2018 midterm elections a year ago and put more openly LGBTQ people in Congress than ever before continued in Tuesday's off-year...

Visit Philadelphia wins awards for LGBTQ, Latinx campaigns

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Visit Philadelphia wins awards for LGBTQ, Latinx campaigns

Jess Bryant    November 7, 2019

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in New York City. While celebrations, honorariums and memorials have been rooted in the Big Apple, the world also took...

Community pays off Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center mortgage

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Community pays off Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center mortgage

Laura Smythe    November 6, 2019

Allentown’s Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center became one of a small number of Pennsylvania LGBTQ community centers to own its building after community members crowdsourced $50,000 to pay off the nonprofit’s...

 LGBT folks face more poverty than straight cisgender people

National

LGBT folks face more poverty than straight cisgender people

Victoria Brownworth    November 4, 2019

A new study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law revealed LGBT people face far more poverty than their straight and cisgender peers. The study also found that...

International News - 11/1/19

International

International News - 11/1/19

PGN Staff    November 1, 2019

Colombia’s capital city elects first gay female mayor Colombia’s capital city has elected its first lesbian mayor.

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