Enter to win #TheOriginalHigh from Adam Lambert!

THE ORIGINAL HIGH the new album from multi-platinum-selling artist ADAM LAMBERT Featuring the hit single “Ghost Town” Out NOW: http://smarturl.it/adam.itunes http://adamofficial.com http://facebook.com/AdamLambert http://twitter.com/adamlambert http://instagram.com/adamlambert #TheOriginalHigh Enter to win! 1. Leave a comment – have you ever visited a Ghost Town? 2. You must be 18 or older to win and a resident of the continental United
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Mercedes Williamson 17 Year Old Trans Woman Murdered in Alabama

17. 17 is still a girl, a young woman. This 17 year old was an aspiring cosmetologist with people who cared about her. Yet at 17, Mercedes Williamson joins the ranks of trans women who have been murdered in the United States. According to The Advocate, Mercedes was estranged from her family and living with
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AMPLIFY! Katie-Anne Speaks as Two-Spirited, Bi-Gendered Resident of Johnstown

AMPLIFY LGBTQ is a new occasional series of blog posts designed to give a “signal boost” to the voices of our LGBTQ neighbors throughout Western Pennsylvania. We are using a Q&A format and will mostly avoid editing their responses. The questions, however, may change as we ask each participant to tell us what we’ve missed
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AMPLIFY! Twist Shares Their Life as Neuroqueer in Greene and Allegheny Counties

AMPLIFY LGBTQ is a new occasional series of blog posts designed to give a “signal boost” to the voices of our LGBTQ neighbors throughout Western Pennsylvania. We are using a Q&A format and will mostly avoid editing their responses. The questions, however, may change as we ask each participant to tell us what we’ve missed
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AMPLIFY! kelly emphasizes ‘gay is not the totality of me’

AMPLIFY LGBTQ is a new occasional series of blog posts designed to give a “signal boost” to the voices of our LGBTQ neighbors throughout Western Pennsylvania. We are using a Q&A format and will mostly avoid editing their responses. The questions, however, may change as we ask each participant to tell us what we’ve missed
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About The Pittsburgh Pride March

There have been multiple calls for people to boycott the annual Pittsburgh Pride March as a show of solidarity with those in our community who are crying out against the Delta Foundation and the oppressive structures it represents. Some have taken umbrage with that call, suggesting it is a divisive tactic that hurts the larger
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UPDATED Pittsburgh Will NOT Enforce Free Speech Zones at Pridefest

That was quick. This came in from the City of Pittsburgh via Sonya Toler. Sight and Sound zones are outside of the following locations: 100 Wood Street PNC 1st Side Park BNY Mellon Plaza PNC Triangle Park 620 Liberty Avenue Liberty Center Federal Building Corner Adjacent from the Federal Building The Zones will be there
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UPDATED Pittsburgh Designates Zones for LGBTQ Community To Protest , Gives 24 Hour Notice to Community Groups

UPDATE Saturday: Since I wrote this at 11:30 PM Friday, the City has changed the policy about free speech zones and will not require people to use them. More here. I think Mayor Bill Peduto made a significant error in judgment this week regarding Pridefest by failing to disclose plans for “designated areas for protestors”
Category: Activism