Penn State – Lesbian policy benefits Paterno

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Rene Portland, coach of the PSU Lady Lions basketball team, is coming under increasing fire for her “no lesbians” policy.  This from Minnesota, site of weekend anti-Rene protests …. NCLR lawyer Karen Doering calls Portland's discriminatory policy — “No drinking, no drugs, no lesbians,” the lawsuit terms it — the “worst-kept secret” in NCAA athletics. […]

Transamerica comes to Pittsburgh

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

This weekend, Transamerica opens in Pittsburgh.  This film, which garnered a Best Actress Golden Globe for Felicity Huffman, focuses on the relationship between a transgender woman (Huffman) and the teenage son she didn't know she fathered.  It is playing in one (1) theater — the Cinemagic on Forward Avenue in Squirrel Hill.  (Side note:  Brokeback Mountain is now […]

PG Condemns Anti-Gay Amendment

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

This commonwealth doesn't need to write bigotry into its constitution in the name of misplaced morality. This morning the Post-Gazette editors condemn the bill introduced in the PA House of Representatives that would amend the constitution to “protect marriage.”  The PG notes that the amendment's impace reaches far beyond the queer community, threatening unmarried heterosexual […]

Missy Hart Challengers Line Up Their Luminaries

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

From the Post-Gazette, we discover that “the Democrats' would-be challengers to Rep. Melissa Hart, R-Bradford Woods, are jockeying for the endorsements of party luminaries.” That's Melissa Hart who toes the homo-hating Republican line, amendment and all.   Melissa Hart who has an openly gay man working as her press secretary.  Blogactive.com had the story this past fall.  […]

Penn State: No Lesbians Policy?

Penn State Women's Basketball Coach Rene Portland is seeking to have a lawsuit alleging “lesbian baiting' dismissed.  Go here for the story at 365gay.com Here's what The Big Gay Picture has to say about the attempt of PSU to wiggle their way away from Portland … [T]hat didn't stop the school from publicly supporting her for […]

Why do these Western PA Democrats Hate Unmarried Heterosexuals?

Here's the list of Western PA State Representatives who have signed on as co-sponsors of the anti-gay marriage amendment.  Legislators who think that this is a valuable use of their time, time not spent on your economy or your property taxes or your health care.  Time not spent funding road repair, public transportation or workplace […]

Do the Penguins have a gay agenda?

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I have absolutely no thoughts on the retirement of Mario Lemieux.  Except for this weird recurring dream where I save his dog from a car accident and he gives me a really cheap tee-shirt in gratitude.  Whatever.  This is the closest thing I've got on the penguin gay agenda  

State Rep. Dan Frankel – A Homo's Best Friend

Pennsylvania State Representative Dan Frankel (D- Allegheny) released a statement on the proposed state constitutional amendment.  Frankel is a long time LGBT ally and, unlike several of his colleagues, recognizes that there are greater threats to Pennsylvania's families than homosexuals.  Things like the economy, property tax reform, education, healthy care and so forth. You tell […]

Homophobes in High School – Teachers?

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

A group of teachers in San Leandro High School (California) are refusing to display posters promoting gay diversity.  The posters were designed by the school's  Gay-Straight Alliance and show a rainbow flag and bear the words “This is a safe place to be who you are.”  The “educators” are hiding behind the illusion that the […]

Pittsburgh's Gay Agenda

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Tonight is the monthly meeting to plan and carry out Pittsburgh's Gay Agenda.  🙂 Voices for a New Tomorrow:  a collaboration of LGBT organizations and individuals All are welcome! 4th Wednesdays monthly 6 pm – 8 pm FSWP East Liberty Offices Village of Eastside 6401 Penn Avenue, 2nd Floor Pittsburgh, PA 15206 voices @ glccpgh.org ************************ […]