Christian Gay Intolerance: Why Remain Silent?

In today's Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jane Little of Mt. Lebanon responds to the question of why the worldwide Christian community remain silent about the homophobic outrages in Nigeria which are endorsed by the Nigerian Anglican Church.  (One response appeared last week.)  Ms. Little writes ” Surely the bishop knows that the tension within church communities is […]

Save the Date: Art for Aids

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

              UPMC’s Celebrate Life, Celebrate Art 2006 – an auction to benefit Persad Center The Patron Party*Friday, April 7, 2006 Society for Contemporary Craft2100 Smallman StreetPittsburgh, PA 15222 (Strip District)7:00 – 10:00 p.m. The AuctionMonday, May 15, 2006 Carnegie Museum of Art, Oakland4400 Forbes AvenuePittsburgh, PA 15213

Catholic Church Hates Gays More Than It Loves Children

The Catholic Church strikes another blow for homobigots everywhere.  365gay.com reports that Catholic Charities of Boston will no longer provide adoption services because they choose not to comply with the states human rights law requring them to not discriminate against GLBT parents.  The Catholic Church wants a special exemption from the law. They want to […]

Not Gay Related: KDKA invades privacy, grief

      During the Thursday evening broadcast, KDKA news stepped over the line covering a local fire.  A Trafford fire left 10 people homeless; everyone made it out alive and unharmed.  But to get the sensational angle, David Highfield  stuck a camera in the face of one victim who was clearly distraught over the deaths of her […]

Crash deserved the Oscar

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Last night, we went to see Crash at The Manor in Squirrel Hill.  This is one of your lesbian correspondents stating that Crash deserved the Oscar for Best Picture over Brokeback Mountain.  I loved Brokeback and believe it to be one of the best movies in my 35 years of movie watching.   But Crash resonates […]

Why John McIntire matters for gay people

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Last night, KDKA talk show host John McIntire interviewed a local presbyterian minister under investigation for joining two women in marriage.  Reverend Janet Edwards is facing disciplinary action for officiating at the June 2005 wedding of two lesbians.  A wedding your lesbian correspondent attended.  John and Janet discussed the issue for nearly 45 minutes and […]

John McIntire Talks Gay Marriage with Local Presbyterian Minister on KDKA Tonight

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Tune into the John McIntire show tonight on KDKA when John interviews local Presbyterian minister Janet Edwards. They'll be discussing the Presbyterian Church response to Edwards' performing a wedding for two women this past summer. 8 PM on KDKA. Sue

NFL discriminates against gay, HIV + former pro football player?

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  Was a former Giants lineman denied access to the Super Bowl media center, game and parties because he is gay and HIV positive? The NFL says his sexual orientation and health status have nothing to do with it.  Uh huh.   Simmons, who played for the Giants from 1979-81 and Redskins in 1983, disclosed that […]

Gay Rights Rally Tuesday March 14 in Harrisburg

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

From the Center for Lesbian & Gay Civil Rights                 The Value All Families Coalition is sponsoring buses from Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and the Lehigh Valley for the March 14th Anti-Amendment rally in Harrisburg. If you are interested in taking a bus from: Philadelphia contact the Center at 215-731-1447 […]

Tribune Review article on local Prebyterian Minister

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Fom Monday's Tribune Review. “Marriage is a sacred union of two people who are committed to each other, without regard to gender,” Janet Edwards said. “I do not feel I have done anything wrong. On the contrary, I felt I was holding up the vows of my ordination.” This is an excellent article about a […]