29.6 F
Friday, December 2, 2022

The cost of Pride

This past week, the city’s budget crisis hit home for Philadelphia’s LGBT community. After years of receiving traffic and crowd control services without...

A Proclamation

Forty years ago, patrons and supporters of the Stonewall Inn in New York City resisted police harassment that had become all too common for...

Why LGBTs should care about unions

Workers’ rights on the job? The freedom to organize into unions? Is this an issue for LGBT people? It sure is. Says...

On companions, relatives and pride

Gay Pride — not this year’s column. In a surprising move, my editor tells me she’s had people mention that I haven’t...

Unexpected allies

It’s a little hard to believe, but this week, former Vice President Dick Cheney again said he supported gay marriage. During...

An inspiring chance meeting

At a swanky cocktail party in Bryn Mawr, you’d never expect to run smack into one of the state’s biggest controversies, but we did...

On majorities and marriage

The California state Supreme Court’s decision this week to uphold the ballot initiative that revoked same-sex marriage was disappointing, but not totally unexpected. ...

We lost Prop. 8 in 1978

We lost the Proposition 8 decision due to California property taxes and what has led to the state’s current financial problems. The...

Two steps forward, one step back

Progress is a slow event. This week, two openly gay judicial candidates won the Democratic nomination in Philadelphia, virtually assuring they will...

Are we losing hope, faith in Obama?

There have never been higher hopes for our community as a president took the oath of office as in January. We were...

Defending the democratic process

Editor: I’d like to provide some context about the Liberty City LGBT Democratic Club’s endorsement process as described by Jay McCalla in his...

Defending Lyrics

Dear Editor: My name is Angie St. John Lamour (aka Howard Stegemann Jr.). I have been the hostess at Club Lyrics...

New York state of mind

This week, the New York state Assembly voted 89-52 to allow marriage equality for same-sex couples. The legislation now moves to the...

Besting computer meltdowns

In the PGN you read last week, you most likely didn’t notice anything different. That in itself was a miracle. Earlier in...

Letters and Feedback

Dear Editor: While I respect and appreciate the work of Liberty City Democrats, I am concerned about two matters that focus on their...

Republican Party, stuck in the past

In March, I suggested in this column that Sen. Arlen Specter change parties since, as we pointed out, it was doubtful he...

Barring bullying in our schools

The Safe Schools Improvement Act, introduced this week in the U. S. House of Representatives, seeks to ensure that students, including LGBT youth,...

Grading Obama

Wednesday marked the first 100 days of Barack Obama’s presidency, giving pundits, politicians and journalists inspiration to review and critique his performance. ...

Misquoting Elders

Editor: Dr. Joycelyn Elders didn’t even say anything as potentially controversial as what Elicia Gonzales attributes to her . As...

Miss California’s missteps

This week, Miss North Carolina Kristen Dalton snagged the Miss USA title in Las Vegas, edging out first runner-up Miss California Carrie Prejean after...



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”...

No More

Creep of the Week: Ben Shapiro