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Philly’s Pride flag makes waves around the world

The first Pride parades took place in America in 1970, and the concept quickly went international. But one LGBTQ export is uniquely...

Conversion therapy must be banned

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

What’s next for LGBT nonprofits?

For our community’s nonprofit organizations, the past few months have been challenging financially, from the inability to host in-person gatherings and fundraisers...

Gay murder convict maintains his innocence

William F. Smithson, a gay man convicted of strangling to death coworker Jason K. Shephard in 2006, continues to proclaim his innocence...

LGBTQ World News

Russian voters back referendum banning same-sex marriage Two-thirds of Russian voters have backed a national referendum to ban same-sex...

A 900-year gay romance in “The Old Guard”

“The Old Guard,” available July 10 on Netflix, is a kickass, globetrotting piece of escapism. Adapted from the comic book by Leandro...

Horoscopes: July 10-16, 2020

Aries: You may feel compelled to reignite an old passion, restart an abandoned project, or get back into a subject you had...

Briyana Clarel: Rising Star

I recently saw a blurb about a bar owner who, despite the financial setbacks of the current epidemic, has decided to find...

“The smartphone had literally replaced a face…”

“It all started with sexy boys.” So begins the artist’s statement for SENT, a new exhibit at The Clay Studio created by...

Data Collection That Actually Matters

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

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

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

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

Black queer entertainers address discrimination

On Sunday, June 28, drag performers VinChelle and Icon Ebony-Fierce teamed up with Amber Hikes, former city director of LGBT Affairs, to...

Pennsylvania’s State Legislature: A House Divided

Amid a tumultuous year that has seen an ongoing pandemic and a nationwide fight for racial justice, the Pennsylvania legislature seems, if...

Free Library and William Way highlight queer authors through ‘Hands-On History’ program

Black author, playwright, activist and journalist Anita Cornwell has seen and participated in the struggle for LGBTQ rights since it began in...

Congress Must Act for LGBTQ People

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

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

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

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

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For a little hope, look to history

Everything is cancelled. Pride celebrations, the Olympics, dining out on a Saturday night. We are living through an unprecedented time, and history...

Attic Youth Center seeks new executive director

The Attic Youth Center has begun a search for a new executive director, the organization announced via email Wednesday. Carrie Jacobs, the...

Paycheck Protection Program money given to anti-LGBT organizations

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has released a list of 650,000 recipients of loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Organizations listed...

Trump’s new asylum rules could end access for LGBT+ asylum seekers

While the country and world is focused on the surging coronavirus pandemic, the Department of Justice and the U.S. State Department are...