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Temple health providers bring trans-affirming surgery to Argentina

Argentina is known for implementing some of the most comprehensive federal laws to protect and affirm trans people. In 2012, the country became the...

Aaron Bashir couches MAGA extremism in ‘common sense’ rhetoric

During the current election season, it behooves LGBTQ+ voters to carefully study the candidates in every race. This is particularly the case regarding Republican...

Philly’s disabled performers talk about the impacts of ableism on LGBTQ+ nightlife

According to the Movement Advancement Project, almost 40% of LGBTQ+ adults are disabled, and the 2020 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System puts that figure...

VIDEO: Paynter’s Platters gives back to Philly’s community

Paynter’s Platters is a Black and LGBTQ-owned catering company largely servicing the Philadelphia area, with New Jersey roots. For owner Ryen Paynter, it’s all...

Temple prof empowers students with hands-on learning and leadership at Pride

“ are already taking over the reins — and that to me is incredibly powerful,” said Scott Gratson, Temple University’s director of undergraduate studies...

Tara Rose Brown becomes first full-time staffer with Philadelphia Children’s Movement

“I often felt at times when I was a youth that I did not have the spaces or the people to be able to...

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Horoscopes: July 19-25, 2024

Aries: The sun moves into fellow fire sign Leo on the 22nd. Over the next four weeks, you are outgoing and creative after a...

Anthony Logan: On fire!

“Flambo” is a slang term used in Trinidad and Tobago for a makeshift lamp used during power outages and made from a kerosene-soaked rag...

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Regional

New LGBTQIA+ advisory body announced in Montgomery County

On June 27, the Montgomery County (Pa.) Board of Commissioners announced its creation of the Montgomery County Commission on LGBTQIA+ Affairs. It’s the only...

National

Trump picks anti-LGBTQ JD Vance as running mate

By Christopher Kane, Washington Blade Courtesy of the NLGBTQ Media Association Former President Donald Trump announced anti-LGBTQ U.S. Sen. JD Vance (R-Ohio) as his 2024...

From Assassination Attempt to the RNC: Trump re-takes America

The campaign rally for Donald Trump on July 13 in Butler, Pennsylvania, outside Pittsburgh began as all his rallies do: Music, Trump leaning into...

Analysis: After bad debate, pundits call for Biden to withdraw

Starting mere minutes after the first presidential debate between President Joe Biden and Donald Trump, mainstream media pundits, former Obama strategists and New York...

LIFE DURING COVID-19

As Long Covid cases rise, so do costs

The U.S. continues to reassess Covid-19 and address it as a long-term problem rather than a public health crisis, even suspending the free testing...

Long COVID: The Other Pandemic — Part 3

In the summer of 2020, Tariq Scott was in the streets of Philadelphia protesting the killing of George Floyd. The winter and spring had...

Long COVID: The Other Pandemic – Part 2

This the second installment of a three part series. Since the end of 2019, when COVID-19 was first designated a pandemic by the World Health...

Long COVID: The Other Pandemic

This is part one of a three part series. Masks came off a few weeks ago: a harbinger of Spring. On February 25, the Centers...

CDC says vaccinated should wear masks indoors in areas with high infection rates

Federal health officials urged Americans in areas of the country with the highest surges in COVID-19 infections to once again wear masks when they...

Game Plan: Philly’s Queer Sports Teams Look Forward To Summer

Last year, PGN spoke with our local LGBTQ sports teams to see what their seasons would look like during the COVID shutdown. The answer...

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Television

‘My Lady Jane’: History that doesn’t take itself seriously

The irreverent new series, “My Lady Jane,” now available on Prime Video, is a revisionist take on the Tudors in general and Lady Jane...

Editorial

Trump is still the enemy

People on both the right and the left have taken opportunities to lend sympathy after the attempted assassination of presidential candidate Donald Trump last...

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Obituaries

Anita Cornwell, groundbreaking Black lesbian writer, dies at 99

Anita Cornwell passed away May 27 in Germantown “surrounded by the compassionate women who cared for her,” her literary executor, Briona Simone Jones, said....

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2019: LGBTQ YEAR IN REVIEW

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