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. 

Politicians at Pride

Politicians at Pride

What a tough year for Joe Sestak and Dan Onorato. Philly and Pittsburgh Pride are on the same days.  Onorato made the good call to attend Pittsburgh's event, but Sestak is in Philly.    Sestak is sending a surrogate to Pgh, but I think it might speak volumes as to whom he sends.  As I said […]

Local papers cover 2010 Pittsburgh PrideFest

Local papers cover 2010 Pittsburgh PrideFest

Check out this nice piece in the Post-Gazette.  It is a nice article and a nice festival, but I have to admit some sadness that the political/activist edge of Pride has morphed into a celebration of assimilation.  I know that's the trend and it certainly isn't the fault of anyone local that Pride has lost […]

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 […]

Presidential Proclamation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month, 2010

Presidential Proclamation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month, 2010

Sue: Should be an interesting month for Pride/June this year.  THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release May 28, 2010 LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER PRIDE MONTH, 2010 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION As Americans, it is our birthright that all people are created equal […]

Photo Exhibit Focuses on Queer Black Life in Pgh

Not a very exciting headline, I admit.  I'm a little tired this morning, but I've been meaning to blog about this exhibit for a few days so I need to get down to it. Teenie Harris.  You may have heard of him — photographer, documentarian of life in the Hill District for nearly 30 years […]