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Three new members join the board of William Way

William Way LGBT Community Center welcomes three new members of its board, in addition to retaining three previous board members and electing its Executive...

A look at the LGBTQ+ elected officials in the Philadelphia region

In recent years, more and more members of the LGBTQ+ community have been running for public office, and many have been elected. In 2022,...

Member names released for DA’s LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee

On Jan. 21, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office released the names and brief biographies of the members of its new LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee. The committee...

Love + Solidarity event to emphasize the diversity of love at Valentine’s Day

In the spirit of togetherness and love in all forms, William Way LGBT Community Center will host its annual Love + Solidarity festival on...

Community leaders raise funds for trans focused LGBTQ+ Safe Haven

The leaders of Ark of Safety LGBTQ+ Safe Haven, a faith-based nonprofit that runs out of Next Level Revival Church, are working towards getting...

Trans woman sues Temple Health

A Philadelphia Trans woman has filed suit in federal court, alleging that Temple University Health System dismissed her as a dietary aide because she...

Arts & Culture

Horoscopes: Jan. 28 – Feb. 3, 2022

Aries: This week with Mercury in Capricorn you are going to have to get real with yourself. Someone has been sugar coating the truth...

Marcus Iannozzi: An Agent For Good

We’ve come a long way, baby! Not that we don’t still have a ton of work to do, but as a community and world,...

Horoscopes: Jan. 21-27, 2022

Greg Herren: More Than Just Murder

A Survivor to Scream About

Horoscopes: Jan. 14 – 20, 2021

Regional

Analysis: Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate Race

The Pennsylvania Senate race is one of the most critical in the country. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell thinks so. And so do the...

National

Admiral Rachel Levine: “You have to do the policy work.”

From her time as Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Health to her recent swearing in as a four-star admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned...

AIDS Healthcare Foundation continues to provide cutting edge care

The national organization AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is a fixture in the HIV care community. Dating back to the 1980s, the organization provides an...

Several news orgs, including PGN, unite as part of a new LGBTQ media collaborative

News Is Out: National Queer Media Collaborative, a brand new a partnership of seven LGBTQ+ news outlets from around the U.S., will soon launch...

LIFE DURING COVID-19

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...

Spring Awakening: Gayborhood businesses a year into the new normal

Last year, PGN spoke with Gayborhood businesses to see how they were managing through pandemic regulations. Locally-owned businesses the world over have felt the...

LGBTQ seniors at JCAA get Covid-19 vaccinations

Residents of the John C. Anderson LGBT-friendly Senior Apartments received their first doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine last week, with second doses scheduled...

New report shows LGBTQ people disproportionately impacted by COVID-19

A new report from the Movement Advancement Project, which compiled the data and presented the report based on polling data. shows that LGBTQ households...

Thanksgiving During a Pandemic: How the LGBTQ Community is Celebrating During Lockdown

For this Thanksgiving holiday, the CDC has advised Americans to stay at home and not travel. In Philadelphia, indoor gatherings of more than one...

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AIDS Healthcare Foundation continues to provide cutting edge care

The national organization AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is a fixture in the HIV care community. Dating back to the 1980s, the organization provides an...

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Television

Josie Totah Leads the Trans Charge on TV

If you were expecting more of the same from “Saved by the Bell” when Peacock revived the series in 2020, you wouldn’t just be...

Dancing Fearlessly into the Spotlight

Editorial

Chambersburg’s nondiscrimination repeal could happen anywhere

On January 24, Chambersburg Borough Council voted 7-3 to repeal the LGBTQ nondiscrimination law that was passed in September 2021. The reason for the...

FILM

Obituaries

Patricia Colleen O’Connell, 74

Patricia Colleen O’Connell, 74, died at home on December 28th. Known by everyone as Colleen, she was the spouse of Connie Youkon for 42...

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Legal

2019: LGBTQ YEAR IN REVIEW

Having an Affair