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Hundreds ‘converge’ to end stigma

Messages of hard work ahead, the need to end stigma and hope for the future rang clear at “Convergence: Forging the Path,” which delved...

Out performer Alex Newell talks Trump, trans visibility

When out performer and former “Glee” star Alex Newell came to Philadelphia, he said it was “amazing” and “brilliant” to be around other LGBT...

Demonstrations for black trans lives take over Creating Change

Lourdes Hunter began a demonstration for more than 100 people on the fourth floor of the Philadelphia Downtown Marriott. “We hear...

At Trans United event, supporters discuss sharing resources and funding nationwide

Swathed in purple, Andrea Jenkins ascended the podium at Philadelphia City Hall Jan. 19 to recite her original work “A Requiem for the Queers...

N.C. preacher tells Creating Change attendees to focus on the South

At a Moral Monday gathering in North Carolina aimed at calling attention to voting rights, the movement’s founder the Rev. William J. Barber II met...

Locals turn out for Latinx Institute at Creating Change

Members of Philadelphia's LGBT Latinx community joined 250 other Latinx individuals from around the country at the Philadelphia Downtown Marriott for a national traveling...

Racial Justice Institute opens Creating Change Conference

Sue Hyde, the director of the National LGBTQ Task Force's Creating Change Conference, began a chant for thousands of conference attendees during the opening...

Editorial: Creating change

As PGN goes to press, up to 4,000 people are flooding into Philly to address LGBT equality. The timing couldn’t be more significant, as...

Trans United Fund to hold City Hall event

Local and national transgender leaders and allies will gather at Philadelphia City Hall this week to address the need for coordinated, comprehensive advocacy for...

Find community, culture in Philly’s Gayborhood

For those of you in town for the Creating Change Conference, welcome to Philly! (Oh, and apologies in advance about the traffic and high...

Five to be honored at Creating Change Conference

A group of individuals and organizations from throughout the region will be recognized at the largest annual LGBT conference, held next weekend in Philadelphia....

Trump to be ‘on everyone’s mind’ at Creating Change

The looming presidential inauguration is expected to play a significant role at the largest annual gathering of LGBT-rights activists. More than 3,500 people are anticipated...

Philly’s must-sees for Creating Change

Creating Change Conference attendees, welcome to Philadelphia! We know something about creating change in this town as Philadelphia; the United States’ birthplace played a...

Day in the Life of: Creating Change 2017 Host Committee co-chairs

While the public will enjoy the Creating Change Conference for five days next week in Philadelphia, four individuals have been working for almost a...

Conference inspired LGBT organizer to create PA Youth Congress

  On a whim, Jason Landau Goodman decided to travel to Dallas in 2010 for Creating Change, the annual conference hosted by the National...

Philly folks respond to institute on transgender economic equality

When transgender people are job hunting, they don’t have the luxury of time, said Daye Pope, transgender-rights organizer with Equality Pennsylvania. ...

Full room for GALAEI workshop on LGBT youth engagement

Manny Coreano, a youth mentor at GALAEI: A Queer [email protected] Social Justice Organization, emphasized the importance of circles at a workshop he helped lead Friday on...

New alliance of Philly orgs focuses on sex work safety

Naiymah Sanchez of GALAEI: A Queer [email protected] Social Justice Organization struck up a conversation Thursday with representatives from the Illinois Department of Health. She...

Equality PA comparing notes with other statewides on nondiscrimination

Equality Pennsylvania executive director Ted Martin plans to spend his time at Creating Change with colleagues from the Equality Federation, a national network of...

LGBT college centers talk info sharing, racial justice at Creating Change

Zaneta Rago-Craft started a #TalkAboutItTuesdays campaign this year on the Facebook page for the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals, a group of...


Creep of the Week: Lindsey Graham

The Hidden Epidemic

Josie Totah Leads the Trans Charge on TV


A look at the LGBTQ+ elected officials in the Philadelphia region

In recent years, more and more members of the LGBTQ+ community have been running for public office, and many have been elected. In 2022,...

Horoscopes: Jan. 21-27, 2022

Greg Herren: More Than Just Murder