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New Vatican document acknowledges concerns of LGBTQ Catholics

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A new Vatican document — to be used as part of an ongoing process regarding future Church doctrine — acknowledges that LGBTQ Catholics have...

International News: Mexico marriage equality; New Russian LGBT “propaganda” law

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Marriage equality legal in all of Mexico Same-sex marriage is now legal in all of Mexico's states. In 2015, the country’s Supreme Court declared state...

Community Briefs: Rainbow Room to expand; Agenda PAC’s new political ad

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Doylestown LGBTQ youth center to expand thanks to state funds In a move to support LGBTQ+ youth, Pennsylvania Sen. Steve Santarsiero announced at a press...

PGN’s General Election Endorsements (11/8/22)

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For more on our endorsements, see this week's editorial.

What to do to make sure your mail-in, absentee ballot counts...

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By Marley Parish With Election Day only one week away, Pennsylvania voters planning to cast their ballot by mail or absentee should return them by...

Reproductive justice organization makes its voice heard

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“Black women, femmes, girls, gender-expansive people are often considered the marginalized community; we’re considered the minority,” said Céshia Elmore, Philadelphia community organizer for New...

Brittney Griner loses appeal in Russia

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Brittney Griner’s long-awaited appeal hearing of her nine and a half year sentence was denied on Tuesday, Oct. 25. The Russian appeals court upheld...

LGBTQ candidates poised to make history

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Representation is power, especially in politics. So says the LGBTQ Victory Fund, the national organization which works to increase the number of openly LGBTQ...

As midterms approach, Broad Street Ministry’s civic engagement reaches an important...

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With the midterm elections in less than two weeks, organizations and individuals have been ramping up initiatives around voter registration and education. The team...

PA Supreme Court issues favorable ruling for Trans litigant

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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has issued a favorable ruling for a Trans man who was denied legal standing to pursue the adoption of a...

William Way Community Center hosts GOTV event

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On October 19, the William Way LGBT Community Center hosted a Turn Out the Vote event intended to promote voter registration in the LGBT...

CHOP tightens security following threats to its gender and sexuality clinic

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As a result of conservative social media influencers who continue to spread misinformation about gender-affirming care for youth, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has...

Brittney Griner spends birthday in Russian prison

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On October 18, Brittney Griner turned 32 in a Russian prison. In a statement to her fans and supporters shared by her attorneys, Maria...

Pennsylvania candidates — and their stances on LGBTQ issues — take...

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With mere weeks till Election Day, more than ten percent of Pennsylvania voters remain undecided in two of the most critical races in the...

La’Tasha D. Mayes is ready for Harrisburg

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In January 2023, La’Tasha D. Mayes, who is running unopposed for Pennsylvania’s 24th state house district, will join only a handful of openly LGBTQ...

Community Briefs: Prevention Point celebrates 30th anniversary; African American Museum event

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Prevention Point Philadelphia rings in 30th anniversary   On October 18, Prevention Point Philadelphia celebrated 30 years of providing a wealth of services to the community,...

Federal judge in Pittsburgh affirms LGBT-related workplace protections

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A federal judge last month affirmed the legal protections of gender non-conforming workers and workers perceived to be LGBT in Pennsylvania. On Sept. 29, in...

Louisiana school district under fire for “religious” college fair

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A school district in Louisiana is under fire for sponsoring a college fair called “Day of Hope” that allegedly morphed into a religious event....

Philly Trans March calls out attacks against trans community, trans youth

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“Anti-trans legislation is a direct attack on our siblings and their ability to participate in a world that is largely falsified,” D’Auriel Epiphany said...

Suspicious death of gay man remains under investigation

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Bucks County officials this week said they’re continuing to investigate the homicide of Michael A. Whispell, a gay man from Tunkhannock, in northeastern Pennsylvania. On...

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