Happy Pridefest, Johnstown!

Today marks the 1st Pridefest for Johnstown!   Congratulations.   The event is sponsored by the Highlands Community College Allies Club and the Keystone Alliance/Gaylife Newsletter.  Lots of good stuff happening in Pennsylvania. 

Dreams of Hope – Summer Qamp

Dreams of Hope – Summer Qamp

Dreams of Hope has a summer camp week that sounds awesome.   Dreams of Hope Summer Arts QAMP! August 16 – 20th   Dreams of Hope is hosting an overnight camp from August 16 – 20th for LGBTA youth ages 13-17. The camp will be held at the Emma Kaufmann Camp on Cheat Lake near […]

“Fagbug” is back in the region

“Fagbug” is back in the region

I first learned about this story at Pridefest a few years ago.  Erin Davies has her vehicle vandalized, including homophobic graffiti and the always original tag “Fag.”  Erin took action and began driving the vehicle around the nation to educate people about homophobia.  Sure enough, she drove in the Pride March that year.  Erin is […]

Dreams of Hope to perform at August Wilson Center

Dreams of Hope to perform at August Wilson Center

If you are seeking something interesting to do on Sunday … Dreams of Hope's Performance Troupe presents:Bully Me – Season PreviewSunday, Jan 30th, 20114:00PMAugust Wilson Center for African American Culture, 980 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh FreeDreams of Hope's Performance Troupe will open its 2010-2011 seasonwith a preview of 'Bully Me', an original show consisting of spokenword, movement, […]

GLCC to offer free legal seminars

GLCC to offer free legal seminars

A few upcoming events and activities that might interest you … The GLCC has a series of legal seminars that cover topics you very much should understand Legal Series ScheduleEstate Planning for Non-Traditional Families 2/26 1:30 pm Nursing Home Costs—How Much, Who Pays, With What Money 3/26 1:30 pm Guardian Versus POA 4/26 7:30 pm […]

Rethinking Lesbian Spaces in Pittsburgh

Rethinking Lesbian Spaces in Pittsburgh

Impulse Pittsburgh bills itself as a new monthly women's social event.  “The Girls are takin' back the 'Burgh!” With the holidays over, the upcoming winter months may prove to be quiet and somber. The weather may bring a storm or two, and we'll naturally want to stay within the safety of the indoors. However, that […]

Frst Time at Voluto Coffee

This is a shameful admission, but I've never made it to Voluto until this morning.  I pride myself on not being neighborhood bound, but we just never made it over here.  This morning, I had some time to spend while Ledcat went to another commitment so I popped in and was delightfully surprised and incredibly […]

Steel City Hoop Union

Steel City Hoop Union

Does this not sound like big fun? Hello Friends and Neighbors, It has come to my attention that some folks don't know that the Steel City Hoop Union still meets every Tuesday evening at the Union Project.  Just bring yourself (and your mom, your dad, your grandma, your uncle, your girlfriend, your boyfriend . . […]

Pgh Dyke March 2010

Pgh Dyke March 2010

I am tired after a long day so I'll save my Dyke March 2010 reflections for Sunday. I have posted photos on my Facebook page if you'd like to check them out. Overall, the event was great. The move to Bloomfield was genius for visibility … tons of people came out on the streets and […]

Pride!

Pride!

Gosh, I've been so caught up in DADT, work and wrestling with my bike that I haven't given very much attention to Pittsburgh PrideFest.  It is right around the corner.  This coming week, we'll see a political rally with Cleve Jones, the Dyke March and the GLENDA Diva's for Diversity. The official pride site. The official […]