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PGN Exclusive: Biden pledges support to LGBTQ community

PGN Exclusive: Biden pledges support to LGBTQ community

By Mark Segal, Philadelphia Gay News

Philadelphia Gay News hears from Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on the Equality Act, anti-trans violence, and more.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | October 28, 2020

In a normal year both Halloween and election night would see a flood of people filing into San Francisco's LGBTQ Castro district to either show off their costumes or watch election results come in. But 2020 has been far from ordinary.

By John Ferrannini | October 28, 2020

Police are investigating the death of a gay man who was burned alive in the South of Market area early October 25.


By Michael K. Lavers, Washington Blade | October 28, 2020

The State Department will no longer challenge court rulings that recognize the U.S. citizenship of two gay couples' children who were born abroad via surrogates.

By Lisa Keen | October 27, 2020

With one week remaining until Election Day, polls are tightening and candidates are making their closing arguments to voters in races across the country.


By Lisa Keen | October 26, 2020

Federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in as the newest member of the U.S. Supreme Court Monday night, following her confirmation vote in the Senate, which was mostly along party lines.

By Matthew S. Bajko | October 26, 2020

Two out candidates are seeking seats on the Berkeley rent board, one of two such oversight bodies in California whose members are elected.


By Chris Johnson, Washington Blade | October 23, 2020

President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden squared off in the final presidential debate.

By Eric Jansen | October 23, 2020

Frameline Distribution has released for online viewing "50 Years of Fabulous," an award-winning documentary recounting the life and legacy of iconic queer rights activist José Julio Sarria.


By John Ferrannini | October 22, 2020

In light of vocal opposition to a proposed plan to install security cameras throughout the business district in San Francisco's LGBTQ Castro neighborhood, the group entertaining the idea is hitting the pause button for now.

By John Ferrannini | October 22, 2020

As Pope Francis this week indicated he's OK with same-sex civil unions, a gay man who aspired to be a Roman Catholic priest but who left the church in protest of firings of LGBTQ people from its institutions spoke out about the church.


By Matthew S. Bajko | October 21, 2020

A day after San Francisco officials moved forward with the process to landmark the home of an iconic lesbian couple, a historic Japantown site with ties to LGBTQ history took a step closer to becoming a city landmark.

By John Ferrannini | October 21, 2020

Tom Taylor, who was the keeper of the key to the rainbow flagpole at Castro and Market streets, and, with his husband, was known for elaborate Christmas light displays at their San Francisco home, has died.


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