Holiday Cards for LGBTQ Elders, Youth

Holiday Projects Pittsburgh

We are once again gearing up to help our LGBTQ neighbors during the holiday season. This year we are highlighting several organizations conducting their own holiday drives. Please give what you can to help those who need our support. Of course, financial gifts to any LGBTQ organization are very welcome, but we know that some […]

How to Request Toys for Tots in Western Pennsylvania 2017

This is our annual round-up of Toys for Tots programs in Western Pennsylvania. I’ve done my best to sort through the available information and provide you what you may need to know. PLEASE click through to the applicable link to doublecheck the details. Some of the Toys for Tots pages are harsh and regimented. Others […]

Familylinks Holding Winter Coat Drive (LGBTQ Friendly!)

It is quite literally the perfect time to tell you about the Family Links coat drive as we prepare for the most frigid night of the year since February.   They are accepting donations of coats and ‘winter gear’ including hats, gloves, scarves, etc. There is the greatest need for youth ages 13-21 so a […]

Celebrate the Holidays with Persad, #ReachOUT to Isolated LGBTQ Elders

Send a Card to A Senior Citizen

We are kicking off our annual #ReachOUT project to collect gift cards to support isolated LGBTQ neighbors living throughout the region. Our partner in this effort is Persad Center which hosts the regional chapter of SAGE.  You can read about previous years projects here and here and here. This year, our project has two distinct components. […]

GLCC Youth Director chosen for Jefferson Award

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I caught this very late last night.  Great way to end a weekend. GLCC Youth Director has been named a Finalist for the 2011 Jefferson Awards. His profile will run in the PG on Wednesday.  His name is Ben Cook and I met him in 2003 when I was on the GLCC Board.  I distinctly […]

Persad hosts seminar for LGBTQ seniors …

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

PERSAD OLDER ADULT SERVICES PRESENTS: “What Can the Area Agency on Aging Do for You?” WHEN: Wednesday, June 16, 6-9 pm WHERE: GLCC, 210 Grant St., Pittsburgh, PA 15219 WHO: GLBT adults ages 55 and over — and those who care for them During this FREE Persad event, Mildred Morrison, Allegheny County Area Agency on […]

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

This week, intrepid City Paper reporter and friend to the average queer, Melissa Meinzer explores the ramifications of Rebecca Hare's rescue from a rising river and the media free for all around her gender identity.  While it is fairly self-evident that Pittsburgh's media botched coverage of this story and that Rebecca's gender was not relevant […]