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Lawyer couple reflects on working, life partnerships

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Lawyer couple reflects on working, life partnerships

Ryan Kasley    January 21, 2015

In their 23 years together, the husband and husband duo of lawyers Carl Minster and David Facciolo have garnered a wealth of insight on the legal profession and the challenges...

Mazzoni brings global focus to annual law luncheon

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Mazzoni brings global focus to annual law luncheon

Jen Colletta    January 21, 2015

Next month’s Justice in Action luncheon will highlight the connectedness among the local, national and international LGBT-rights movements.

Questions linger after marriage-equality ruling

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Questions linger after marriage-equality ruling

Jen Colletta    January 21, 2015

Pennsylvania is eight months out from the landmark court decision that legalized same-sex marriage in the Keystone State — but there are still a number of legal issues that have...

SCOTUS to take up marriage-equality cases

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SCOTUS to take up marriage-equality cases

Ryan Kasley    January 21, 2015

The Supreme Court of the United States last week announced it would take up several marriage-equality cases this session — a move that will ideally settle the fight to legalize...

Trans woman challenges GID exclusion

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Trans woman challenges GID exclusion

Tim Cwiek    January 21, 2015

Trans woman Kate L. Blatt this week filed a legal challenge of the Americans with Disabilities Act’s exclusion of gender-identity disorder as a protected disability.

Nutter officiates dignitary’s same-sex wedding

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Nutter officiates dignitary’s same-sex wedding

Ryan Kasley    January 21, 2015

Mayor Michael Nutter last week officiated the high-profile wedding of a foreign diplomat and his partner at City Hall.

News Briefing: Jan. 23-29, 2015

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News Briefing: Jan. 23-29, 2015

PGN Staff    January 21, 2015

Appeal filed in Shephard case William F. Smithson has filed a notice of appeal in state Supreme Court for a new trial in the Jason Shephard murder case.

MILLION-DOLLAR MILESTONE

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MILLION-DOLLAR MILESTONE

Scott A. Drake    January 16, 2015

AIDS Fund executive director Robb Reichard (from right), Philadelphia AIDS Thrift co-founder Christina Kallas-Saritsoglou and GayBINGO! host Carlotta Ttendant celebrated a milestone moment at the Jan. 10 BINGO game. Marked...