Politics Archive

The Man Always Wins

Tell us about a time when you fought authority and took a stand against “the man.” Did you win? I usually do not win. And this is why I blog more about soap operas and less about local politics. I stood up to Dan Onorato for misleading people about his LGBTQ voting record and not
Category: Politics

Pittsburgh: Gay-friendly, or “anti gay” friendly?

I am very amused by all of the national (and international) media attention that has tabbed Pittsburgh as a hip, happening city. If we’re so hip and happening, why do we seem to breed crusaders against the “homosexual menace”? There are calls for the CEO of the Mozilla Foundation (developers of the Firefox web browser)
Category: Activism

Father of Murdered Woman Arrested in Connection With Deaths of Houston Lesbian Couple

In a shocking turn of events, the father of Britney Cosby was arrested today on charges related to the murder of Cosby and her girlfriend, Crystal Jackson.  The bodies of the women were found near a dumpster in Galveston. From the Houston ABC affiliate KTRK: Galveston county investigators arrested James Larry Cosby, 46, Thursday morning.
Category: Activism

Do You Think Frank Underwood Would Pose Like This With Me?

I would totally drive to DC to recreate this photo. Emphasis on totally which really means Ledcat would drive. I can’t decide if it would be more fun to take another photo with Rick Santorum or pose with Kevin Spacey. What do you think? BTW, 2016 November will make the 25th anniversary of this intern
Category: Activism

Does Pittsburgh Permit LGBTQ Groups in St. Patrick’s Day Parade?

I’ve been trying to get an answer on this for weeks with no luck. Does The Irish Society for Education & Charity permit LGBTQ groups and organizations to march in the Pittsburgh parade with signage? I can’t get anyone to talk with me about this.  Tonight, tv news told me that the City of Pittsburgh will
Category: Activism

So Where the Heck is the Lesbian Content?

Someone asked me if I had decided to stop writing about LGBTQ “stuff” – I suppose my recent posts have been a bit eclectic. But they are about me and I am LGBTQ so I think it is a fit. I realize there is a lot happening in the world so let me offer up
Category: Activism

The Scholarship I Almost Won Might Help Me Change The World

Tell us about a situation where you’d hoped against all hope, where the odds were completely stacked against you, yet you triumphed. In 2013, I was granted a partial scholarship to attend the Netroots Nation Conference in San Jose, California. However, I needed more because I have to bring Ledcat with me – traveling by
Category: Activism

Arizona Gov Brewer Vetoes Anti-Gay Segregation Law

Category: Activism