Bilerico Archive

I will donate $1 to fight discrimination in North Carolina for each new twitter follower I get today

Read all about the effort on Bilerico For each new Twitter follower I pick up today by midnight, I will donate $1 to fight Amendment 1 in North Carolina. Amendment 1 is a “marriage protection amendment” … let’s support families in North Carolina! Click here to follow me!  I’m @PghLesbian24      
Category: Activism

Bilerico – Election Results from PA

I took a slightly different angle on my post for Bilerico.  What do the increasingly complicated “choices” in elections mean when contrasted with the “choices” when it comes to legislative priorities … does the election of our first openly gay statewide legislator mean we are ready for marriage equality? No. But what can it mean?
Category: Politics

Its Okay Because My Friend is Gay #FAIL

Reprinted from Bilerico.com This morning a friend contacted me to share her disgust hat a local radio program was doing a sketch bit about “trannies” – it seems that they were guessing the biological gender of a photo array of sex workers. Yep, that’s what passes for morning entertainment in Pittsburgh. Before you ask, yes, I did contact
Category: Activism

Sue on Bilerico – Infusing LGBT into BlogLocal

Pittsburgh is where it all began. I <3 Pittsburgh gave birth to the idea that a compilation of blogs could give someone a feel for the vibe, the pulse of a region. Hence, BlogLocal.  You’ll note that there are a lot of blogs from Pittsburgh, but many still to be entered. Such is the hazard
Category: Culture

It is NOT Okay Because Your Friend is Gay …

Just a quick link to my most recent post to Bilerico.com. It is about playing the “I have gay friends” card to justify a lack of professionalism in the media. http://www.bilerico.com/2012/02/its_okay_because_my_friend_is_gay_fail.php
Category: Activism

More on Salvation Army

The New York Times has a nice piece up on the impact of educating the community about the discriminatory practices of the Salvation Army against the LGBTQ community. George Hood, a Salvation Army spokesman, said all revenue from Salvation Army thrift stores is used locally. But he said a small percentage of money dropped into
Category: Activism