The #AMPLIFY Queue is Empty

Today is Tuesday and we would typically publish a new contribution from someone in the LGBTQ community. Unfortunately, the queue is empty. We have a few folks who have yet to submit photos or other data to complete their contribution, but otherwise – we do not have any other stories to publish. If you’d like […]

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7 Ways the City of Pittsburgh ‘Can’ Promote Use of Recycling Bins

The City of Pittsburgh is asking residents to stop using blue plastic bags for recycling and instead use blue bins or cans. It’s time to stop using blue Giant Eagle grocery bags to hold recyclables. Despite the longtime curbside tradition, using blue bags actually harms Pittsburgh’s recycling program. According to Pennsylvania Resources Council western regional […]

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Robert E. Lee Was a Cousin of Mine

This weekend, a lot of rhetoric flowed exhorting us to respond to a horrifying display of white supremacy in Charlottesville, Virginia. One thing that resonated with me was the exhortation by some of my black friends to me, as a white woman, that I need to collect my people. The only people who should be […]

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#SayTheirNames – Kala Thomas, Mia White, and Nicole Dailey

  Do you remember Kala Thomas? She was 25 years old raising four children as a single, working black mother in Garfield with the support of her extended family. On May 23, her body was discovered on the hillside behind her home. Her abandoned car was found the next day.  Police have not identified any suspects. […]

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Kelsey, 22, Talks Lesbian Life in Elk County #AMPLIFY

Lesbian Elk County

Name:  Kelsey Age:  22 County of Residence:  Elk County, formerly Jefferson County Pronouns:  Her or she How do you describe your identity?  I’m a white lesbian Please describe your coming out experience. Where did you find support? What challenges did you face? I came out to my mom when I was 12. I had a signature on […]

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Win Copies of the “Versace On The Floor (Bruno Mars Vs. David Guetta)” Remix! #Giveaway

Win copies of the “Versace On The Floor (Bruno Mars Vs. David Guetta)” remix! “Versace On The Floor (Bruno Mars Vs. David Guetta)” the official David Guetta remix of the smash hit song from global superstar Bruno Mars Available Now: https://brunom.rs/bmvsdg Connect with Bruno Mars: facebook.com/brunomars twitter.com/brunomars instagram.com/brunomars Connect with David Guetta: facebook.com/davidguetta twitter.com/davidguetta instagram.com/davidguetta Giveaway […]

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