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John Mandes, 55, journalist and professor

John Mandes, college professor, playwright and former PGN editor, died Sept. 30 after a 12-year battle with cancer. He was 55. Mandes,...

International News

Italian activists to protest singer A singer who has penned a song about a man who used to be gay is generating controversy...

HBO slights gay bishop

The invocation delivered by the Rev. Gene Robinson, an openly gay Episcopalian bishop, during a Jan. 18 inauguration event was heard by...

Gay film festival organizers split

The two companies that stage the Philadelphia International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival have separated from one another, and as a result the city...

Allegheny County reviews nondiscrimination law

The governing body of the second-largest county in Pennsylvania is currently considering legislation that would bar discrimination against LGBT people. The...

Worth Watching

FRIDAY M. Butterfly Set the DVR for this film directed by David Cronenberg, based on the Tony-winning play by David Henry Hwang....

Queer TV you can always see

All My Children Testing one’s lover is never a good idea, as Bianca (Eden Riegel) found out when she decided to put Reese (Tamara...

Q on the tube: Invisibility and silence

The inauguration of America’s first African-American president was an historic event filled with emotion. This was a moment of deep poignancy televised...

When the other man is a woman

Dear Ms. Behavior:My boyfriend Derek didn’t tell me that he also has a girlfriend, even though we’ve been dating for three months....

Men Behaving Badly

Out on DVD this month is a diverse group of films featuring guys behaving badly. The politically themed “Choose Connor” is an...

What a wonderful world it can be

Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend 2009 was truly something else. The crowds were smaller but the energy and the optimism were way up as...

Food News

Restaurant Week returns Long before everyone was offering meal deals in response to the troubled economy, the Center City District and Rittenhouse Row created...

El Camino Real brings real Tex-Mex

What a difference a day makes. OK, more like a decade, but the Northern Liberties section just south of Girard Avenue and...

Diversions: Jan. 23-29

THEATER Altar Boyz The Media Theatre presents the satirical story of a Christian boy band from Ohio dealing with the marketing of religion, the...

Family Portrait: Ricky McIntire

Ricky McIntire, or “Ricky Mac” as he’s known, loves to make people happy. As a bartender at a number of Philadelphia’s...

Local party producer is back on ‘The Scene’

“It’s going to sound silly, but there is no place like home,” 29-year-old veteran party organizer Tracy Buchholz said. “My heart was...

Lesbian rap duo balances sexuality with spirituality

If any gay or lesbian group can break the sexuality barrier that exists in hip-hop, it’s Yo Majesty. Since forming in...

Hope and ‘Resurrection’

Hope. Change. Do those two words sound familiar? They should. They have been introduced, co-opted, bandied about and relentlessly drilled...

What would be a nice gesture to the LBGT community at the Inauguration?

What would be a nice gesture to the LBGT community at the Inauguration?Christina Bridgewaterphotographer | Washington Square West“Obama should talk about marriage rights...

Stroll down blogger’s red carpet

As the frigid January wind blows in, we’ve got a lot to keep our minds off the cold. The Eagles are a...

COVID-19

Women lost all the jobs in December

In the December monthly jobs report from the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), it was revealed that the US lost 140,000 jobs...