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Monday, August 3, 2020

We’re right here

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Many years ago, very early in my own transition, I was listening to a drive-time talk show on KFI in Los Angeles....

How to use fame and foster dialogue

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Most of you know actor Billy Porter from the TV show “Pose” or his starring role in the Broadway hit “Kinky Boots.”...

Creep of the Week: Donald Trump

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Welp, the Supreme Court issued its abortion ruling that everyone has been bracing themselves for and as it turns out...wait, reproductive rights...

Conversion therapy must be banned

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A few months before my 16th birthday, I was expelled from my all-girls high school — Philadelphia High School for Girls —...

Data Collection That Actually Matters

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Every year, PGN asks its readers to participate in the Community Marketing Insights Survey. It’s the largest survey of LGBTQ media consumers...

Creep of the Week: Roger Severino

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Even if you know in your heart of rainbow hearts that the president of the United States and the cretins who work...

We stand with you

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By the end of this year’s June Gay Pride Month, after doing countless interviews, it finally hit me. For my fellow members...

A Family-Run Newspaper

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Words are important, and over time they take on a meaning of their own. Take, for example, "One man, one woman,” or...

Congress Must Act for LGBTQ People

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On June 15, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Bostock v. Clayton that gay, lesbian and trans people are covered by Title...

Water in the Desert

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Netflix has recently released “Disclosure,” a documentary created by Sam Feder, Amy Scholder and Laverne Cox, which features a cast of trans...

One Year Later, The Same, Different World

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One year ago, at the press conference for World Pride in New York City, “POSE” star Indya Moore spoke about their friend...

Creep of the Week: Donald Trump

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The Supreme Court ruled that LGBTQ workers are protected under federal employment discrimination law. This is huge. In another world we’d be...

We Must Do More Than March

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This past Sunday in Philadephia, hundreds of people attended the Queer March for Black Lives. They were led by those holding a...

What’s Next in the Struggle to End Discrimination Against LGBTQ People

It is, finally, illegal to fire or refuse to hire someone because they are gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer, or transgender, thanks to...

Two Out Gay Candidates Slated to Win Congressional Seats

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Weeks of protests nationwide since the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis have been a crash course for America on structural racism...

Cliff Notes On LGBT History

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With all that’s going on in the world, hopefully you haven’t forgotten that it’s Pride month.  Not sure if it resonates as...

Black Trans Lives Matter

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This week has been a difficult one for Philadelphia’s LGBTQ community, as we lost another Black trans woman, Dominique Rem’mie Fells. We...

The real world impact of the Supreme Court ruling

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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on June 15 that gay and transgender employees are protected against workplace discrimination under Title VII of...

On Black Trans lives, JK Rowling and making the right choice.

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Right now, we may be living through the most impactful time for trans and nonbinary people, and the choices we make now...

The power of protest

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As someone who participated in the Stonewall riots back in June 1969, many people have been asking me the similarities between that...

“Queer During Quarantine” showcases local artist

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A wistful yearning for the past pervades “Queer During Quarantine,” an online exhibit of erotic monoprints by Will Hübscher.

Ally Richman: Centered