Photos from LGBTQ Rally in Lawrenceville

I’m still working on my write-up of the rally itself – I hope to have some constructive, next-step news early this week. In the meantime, you can take a look at the photo I took at the rally. Click on this photo to go to the entire album.

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Spirit Day – Oct 19

This Friday marks Spirit Day– a day when allies wear purple to speak out against bullying and support LGBTQ youth. You can learn more by visiting the Spirit Day page at GLAAD. Why is this important? Well, today I learned that a young girl in a local school took her life and I have to […]

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Why is Bob Evans Homophobic?

I know you are probably wondering why I am eating at Bob Evans? Especially when there’s a great Indian place across the street and a Mexican place down the block. Well, Bob Evans is comfort food. It is somewhere my family went all of the time and somewhere I could feel … safe? I knew […]

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Trayvon Martin and This Lesbian Perspective

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Like you, I was horrified to learn about the death  murder of Trayvon Martin at the hands of a man who was way over the top in his zeal to be a quasi law enforcement officer, a zeal infused with racist attitudes that led to the death of a young man doing nothing wrong. I […]

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Are Foursquare and Facebook Taking Gay Bashing Seriously?

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

A few months ago, a man I’ve never met (we went to same high school, several years apart) was upset because I reported him to Facebook for posting anti-gay content. I blocked him after a bit, then heard from mutal friends that he was posting negative comments about me, including being an mentally ill unstable […]

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Fear

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

In an earlier post, I shared some recent experiences being gay bashed on the FourSquare.com website by a man I’ve never met. He established a fake venue to mock my volunteer work and described our home as “whoreville all dykes welcome.” 5 other people validated this offensive conduct by “checking in” to the site. No […]

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Lesbian Bashing on FourSquare

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Hey, this is fun. I logged into FourSquare after a three month hiatus and found that someone had set up a new “venue” at my house … Hag Bag Headquarters “Welcome to whore ville all dykes get in free.” (sic … on so many levels.) Well, isn’t that nice? The Mayor of Hag Bag Headquarters […]

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