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Pride in Philadelphia spurs activism and joy

For an LGBTQ community continually the focus of legislative, physical, and online attacks, the June 4 Philadelphia Pride March and Festival struck a vital...

Philadelphia Pride March: June 4 details

WHEN: Sunday, June 4, 2023. The pre-march program will begin at 10:00 a.m. at 6th St. and Walnut St. The march will begin at...

Pride in Philadelphia is a celebration for all

From festivals to dance parties to art exhibits that uplift LGBTQ communities, there’s no shortage of ways to celebrate Pride in the Philadelphia region...

Free Library braces for possible right-wing protest of Pride events

The right-wing activist group Moms for Liberty, which has been successful at getting conservative people onto school boards, banning books with LGBT content from...

LGBTQ small businesses urged to apply for grant package

Comcast has announced that a new round of 100 businesses in Philadelphia will receive comprehensive grant packages that include business consultation services, educational resources,...

Arts & Culture

Jeff Hiller is bringing ‘a touch of fugs’ to queer-inclusive TV

It’s hard to imagine Jeff Hiller making people mad. But in 2004, that was the 46-year-old comedian and actor’s job. It was his responsibility...

Deep Inside Hollywood: Kristen Stewart, Billy Porter, and more

Kristen Stewart is taking it on the road to ‘Sacramento’ Kristen Stewart is at the point in her career when doing anything she wants is...

Kelly McQuain: Pure Poetry

Horoscopes: June 2 to 8

Q-Music: Say Gay Pride Playlist

Garth Weldon: Elegance and charm

Horoscopes: May 26 to June 1


Sen. Tom Carper’s retirement opens historic possibilities in Delaware

By Joel Lev-Tov, Washington Blade Courtesy of the NLGBTQ Media Association As Delaware governor, he signed a bill that defined marriage as being between a...


LGBTQ orgs call on Target to double down community support amid extremist threats

National and local LGBTQ advocacy organizations are calling on Target to stand in solidarity with the LGBTQ community in light of recent threats from...

Inaugural Long Term Care Equality Index reflects commitment to LGBTQ elder inclusion

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRCF) and SAGE, the largest organization that provides advocacy and services for LGBTQ elders, have released the first Long...

Grief: A Mental Health Crisis for LGBTQ People

Journalists are taught to keep themselves out of the story. But when I was rushed to the hospital on May 12 with a possible...


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...



Mark My Words


Jeff Hiller is bringing ‘a touch of fugs’ to queer-inclusive TV

It’s hard to imagine Jeff Hiller making people mad. But in 2004, that was the 46-year-old comedian and actor’s job. It was his responsibility...


Pride is impossible to destroy

There’s so much anti-LGBTQ sentiment going on around the country. And yet, the feelings of joy and excitement and anticipation for Pride still pervade...



Michael Denneny forged a path for LGBT writers

Michael Denneny, who shepherded an entire generation of early LGBT writers during his decades-long career in publishing, passed away last month at the age...



Family Portrait

Kelly McQuain: Pure Poetry

Garth Weldon: Elegance and charm

Justin Dile: Pushing Forward

Jason Vu: Listen Close



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