Statement from Peoples Pride March 2K17 on Police Response

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – At 2:00 PM on Sunday June 11th just past the intersection of Washington Place and Centre Avenue, police officers dressed in riot gear helmets, padded vests, and clubs, with some officers around the periphery wielding shotguns with rubber bullets, blocked a group of pride parade marchers. The People’s Pride March 2k17 […]

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Stop enabling Delta Foundation

  One thing I’m learning in therapy is that when I have someone in my life who’s spoiled rotten and who doesn’t have my best interests in mind, then at some point, not only do I have to call them to account, I also have to hold their enablers accountable. And I include myself. For […]

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7 Things To Know About the Pgh Police Pride Decal #Stickygate

All the hullabaloo this week has been over these stupid decals. Of COURSE it is homophobic to get your knickers in a twist about an LGBTQ decal. What’s more, it is also homophobic for the FOP to use this as issue to bash the powers that be. Homophobia is definitely at play. Every place I’ve ever […]

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Pittsburgh Pridefest: The Resistance Years

  The roots of what we’ve come to know as Pridefest in Pittsburgh are, as with many cities, deeply embedded in LGBTQ culture and more as we moved from the multiple resistance efforts in the 1960’s to a nationwide demand for visibility and freedom. At no point was this more apparent than in June 2015 […]

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Here’s What’s Up With Pride Week and Us Lesbians

Pittsburgh Art Car

OMG, this week is packed full of opportunity, information and engagement. Plus, fun! Here’s what you need to know Right Now Donate to support the Peoples Pride March 2K17. Any additional funds will support SisTers PGH, a local group led by a trans woman of color. Donate to help repaint/touch up the ‘Cat Car’ art […]

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Roots Pride Organizes Final Edition Weekend June 3 & 4

Roots Pride will host their final events this weekend to highlight the success of the past three years and the transformative power of resistance. We hope to see everybody that worked so hard to make Roots Pride a reality and all those who will carry on the legacy of standing up for queer and trans […]

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Renaissance City Choir Pride Concert June 3 & 4 #PghPride

Start off your Pride month celebration with a powerful and important annual event from Renaissance City Choir – the Pride Concerts Two performances in the East Liberty Presbyterian Church Courtyard Saturday June 3 and Sunday June 4, both at 4pm Tickets range from $10 for students to a $50 VIP package. General tickets are $25. […]

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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. 

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Politicians at Pride

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

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 […]

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Happy Pride

Right now, thousands of lgbtq folks are on their way down to Liberty Avenue for the biggest celebration of the year … I hope you have a wonderful day! 🙂

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