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William Way Community Center to upgrade building, add ten-story tower

The leadership of William Way LGBT Community Center recently announced plans to redesign and expand its building at 1350 Spruce Street. With the help...

Sims finds next act with LGBTQ business and policy group

By Frank Pizzoli When F. Scott Fitzgerald mused that there are no second acts in American lives, state Rep. Brian Sims had not yet been...

Activists set World AIDS Day protest amid calls for HIV and Long Covid funding

On World AIDS Day on December 1, a group of protestors including people impacted by HIV, COVID, Long COVID and other chronic conditions are...

Philly mayoral candidates speak on LGBTQ rights

The race for mayor in Philadelphia has been heating up in recent weeks as more and more candidates enter the contest to succeed incumbent...

Judge Dan Anders on life, the law, and the LGBTQ community

In 2009, when Judge Dan Anders became the first gay man to win elected office in Philadelphia, he had already served as on the...

Holiday Gift Guide: Local LGBTQ businesses

The holidays are nearly upon us once again, and what better way to spend your money than at LGBTQ-owned businesses in Philadelphia? Minority-owned businesses...

Arts & Culture

Deep Inside Hollywood: Dan Levy gives Netflix some ‘Good Grief’

Dan Levy’s feature directorial debut has a title, a cast, and a home at Netflix. The “Schitt’s Creek” Emmy winner has written “Good Grief”...

Horoscopes: December 2 to December 8

Aries: This week Mercury moves into Capricorn and refines our thought process. You are feeling more decisive and realistic. You are interested in what...

Horoscopes: November 25 to December 1

Max Vernon: Writing on Broadway

Horoscopes: November 18 to November 24

Regional

Early data shows young voters came out big for Pa.’s Shapiro, Fetterman

By John L. Micek Pennsylvania’s younger voters, those aged 18-29, helped power Democratic U.S. Sen.-elect John Fetterman and Gov.-elect Josh Shapiro to victory on Tuesday...

National

Respect for Marriage Act passes Senate with bipartisan support

On Nov. 29 the U.S. Senate passed the Respect for Marriage Act (RFMA) with a 61-36 vote, with 49 Democrats and 12 Republicans voting...

Supreme Court’s Barrett urged to recuse herself from LGBTQ case

Should Supreme Court Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett recuse herself from an LGBTQ case about to be heard by the high court? Former members...

A look at the Respect for Marriage Act

On July 19, the House passed the Respect for Marriage Act (RFMA) with 47 Republicans voting in favor of the bill. On Nov. 16,...

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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Brittney Griner now in Russian penal colony

Brittney Griner, who is now detained in the IK-2 penal colony in Mordovia, 350 miles from Moscow, is in the middle of nowhere with...

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Television

Deep Inside Hollywood: Dan Levy gives Netflix some ‘Good Grief’

Dan Levy’s feature directorial debut has a title, a cast, and a home at Netflix. The “Schitt’s Creek” Emmy winner has written “Good Grief”...

Editorial

This holiday season, support local businesses

Amidst a global pandemic, the last two holiday seasons were dominated by online shopping and social distancing. Nobody would blame anybody in 2020 and...

FILM

Obituaries

Maddy Gold, local artist and Drexel professor

Madelaine “Maddy” Gold, beloved local painter, youth advocate and longtime professor of drawing and design at Drexel University and University of the Arts, died...

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2019: LGBTQ YEAR IN REVIEW

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