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Top Stories 2014

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Top Stories 2014

PGN Staff    December 23, 2014

In PGN’s “Top Stories” recap last year, we reveled in 2013 being the best year yet for marriage equality. Little did we know that an astounding 19 new states would...

News briefing Dec. 26, 2014-Jan. 1 2015

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News briefing Dec. 26, 2014-Jan. 1 2015

Ryan Kasley    December 23, 2014

Reading appoints out commission member The city of Reading has appointed a prominent LGBT event executive to its Human Relations Commission.

Jewish museum collecting LGBT stories

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Jewish museum collecting LGBT stories

Jen Colletta    December 23, 2014

The National Museum of American Jewish History is gearing up for the 50th anniversary of the Annual Reminder demonstrations with an interactive, community-involved initiative.

Out lawyer joins ranks of bar association leadership

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Out lawyer joins ranks of bar association leadership

Ryan Kasley    December 23, 2014

A local out lawyer has been elected to the governing body of the Philadelphia Bar Association. Ira S. Lefton, a partner at Reed Smith LLP, and four others were voted into...

Trans Temple student alleges harassment, discrimination

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Trans Temple student alleges harassment, discrimination

Ryan Kasley    December 23, 2014

This article continues the story of Harmony Rodriguez, which PGN began last week. Rodriguez, who is transgender, says she was raped on the campus of Temple University in August 2013...

Gayborhood Crime Watch: Dec. 26, 2014-Jan. 1, 2015

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Gayborhood Crime Watch: Dec. 26, 2014-Jan. 1, 2015

PGN Staff    December 23, 2014

INCIDENTS — At 1 p.m. Dec. 9, a man was bumped while on a SEPTA Route 21 bus at 1100 Chestnut St. and discovered his wallet had been stolen from his...

Top stories: Openings & Closings

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Top stories: Openings & Closings

PGN Staff    December 23, 2014

A WARM WELCOME Groundbreaking senior center openThe John C. Anderson Apartments, one of the nation’s first LGBT-friendly senior living centers, opened its doors at the beginning of January, marking the

Top stories: In Memorium

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Top stories: In Memorium

PGN Staff    December 23, 2014

In Memoriam Kenneth Andrew, 61 The freelance photographer died Feb. 6 of natural causes.