Summer LGBTQ Picnics in Western Pennsylvania

Summer picnics are a staple. We are not lacking for opportunities to get out and mingle with our LGBTQ friends. Check out this list of picnics most of which are family friendly and free, but ask you to bring a dish. Big Gay Picnic hosted by OUTIndiana  Saturday, July 22, 6-8:30 PM Mack Park  750 South […]

International Queer Burlesque Festival Returns to Pittsburgh

The FIERCE! International Queer Burlesque Festival returns home to Pittsburgh for its fifth year of celebrating the fusion of queer identity and the art of burlesque. We had a chance to talk with founder and Pittsburgh resident, Andrea Varela aka Viva Valezz. Note: we are pleased to be the official Social Media Sponsor for this […]

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 . . […]