When it comes to transgender healthcare, we’re more in agreement than not | Mark Segal

BY: - March 5, 2023

By Mark Segal Last week found me in London for what turned out to be three major speaking events. It also came in the wake of what I believe is one of the most horrible of trans hate actions ever publicly reported in the United Kingdom: 16-year-old Brianna Ghey was killed when she was stabbed […]

Pennsylvania Capitol Building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

What’s the bigger threat: language or legislatures? | Mark Segal

BY: - July 9, 2022

Do you want to waste time fighting over our allies’ words? Or do you want to do the real work of fighting the actual enemy of equality? 

Pa’s Shapiro pledges to pass nondiscrimination law if elected governor in 2022

BY: - November 14, 2021

'I’m willing to put capital behind getting the nondiscrimination bill passed,' the Democratic hopeful said.


Philly pride changes reflect the LGBTQ community’s growth | Mark Segal

BY: - August 15, 2021

Unity is stronger than victimhood. Find a way to communicate. Pride is about community.


We must work to end LGBTQ economic discrimination | Mark Segal

BY: - February 18, 2021

It's hard enough to open a new business these days. It's even harder if you're part of the LGBTQ community. That needs to change.


I’m an LGBTQ leader. Losing allies is not good | Opinion

BY: - August 6, 2020

Behavior like Sims’ creates enemies rather than allies. Behavior like Sims’ is partly why we don’t have a non-discrimination bill in Pennsylvania.


Pride Month 2019: Separating Stonewall’s myths and facts | Mark Segal

BY: - June 11, 2019

This journey to Stonewall has held many experiences.


On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, iconic Philly journalist Mark Segal looks back — and forward

BY: - May 20, 2019

Pa. shouldn't be the state, the founder of the Philadelphia Gay News said Monday, "where you can get married, but be refused the honeymoon suite."