Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Pittsburgh Archive

Happy Meetiversary Ledcat

Ten years ago today, I went to the Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Pittsburgh for a new women’s discussion group. About a dozen women were there, none of whom I knew. One woman in particular seemed pretty intent on taking things in and (I hoped) thinking about them. We struck up a conversation about
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LGBTQ Women’s Group at Pittsburgh’s Gay & Lesbian Community Center

Monday evening, Ledcat and I went to the new discussion group for women at the GLCC – it was the second gathering. It seems off to a good start and I personally found it to be a positive experience.  Just as a quick overview in case you are considering attending – meets every other Mon
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GLCC Hosts LGBTQ Women’s Group

The Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Pittsburgh has scheduled a second in their WOMENSpeak series for Monday February 11, 2013. Join us on Feb 11th from 6:30-8pm and get ready to speak your mind. All women are invited, which means if you identify yourself as a woman…COME!! Light refreshments will be served. I appreciate
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GLCC Launches Women’s Group in January

It was late June 2003. I had been volunteering with the GLCC for a year or so. I decided to take a chance on a new “women’s discussion group” that was being formed. So off I went one Sunday afternoon to see what might happen. Magic. That was the night I met Ledcat. She, too,
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GLCC To Host Collaboration of Art & Drag

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ART AND DRAG UNITE FOR A ROYAL SHOW Pittsburgh, PA Dec. 2, 2012- Drag Queens and Kings as Portrayed by Local Pittsburgh Artists.The GLCC proudly presents a collaborative effort between the visual art community and the drag performance community. “Drag” can be understood gender bending or gender illusion entertainment that has the power
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Stuff You Should Read …

A few links for you to check out! The GLCC’s Chair, Lyndsey Sickler, has a great commentary in today’s Post-Gazette about the GLCC and collaboration. Knowing our neighbors and working together towards the common good is how we can create the diversity we need for our communities to flourish. We view collaborations with other organizations
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For Immediate Release Contact:                 Sue Kerr Phone:                   412-216-3535 Email:             PITTSBURGH PIRATES TO RELEASE ‘IT GETS BETTER’ VIDEO Pirates Partnered With Local LGBT Youth Projects To Raise Awareness Of The Impact Of Bullying And Encourage Victims PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Pirates will unveil their contribution to the It Gets Better Project during pre-game on Friday, May 4, 2012.
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Victory – Pirates to Debut “It Gets Better” Video on Friday Night

Remember last year when I sent you a link to this petition asking for your support to encourage the Pittsburgh Pirates to make a video for the “It Gets Better” project? You did it. The Pirates made a very excellent video. They debuted it to the youth at the GLCC Friday Night program and it
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Girl Scouts! Get Those Cookies To The GLCC

We have a plan. Thank the Girl Scouts of America for standing up FOR #LGBT girls and tolerance and diversity. Buy one extra box of Girl Scout cookies. Then donate to the GLCC Youth Programs ( for their support of transyouth right here in Pgh. For more details, reread this post. This is not a
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Gay & Lesbian Community Ctr of Pgh Book Sale to Benefit Tote Bag Project

Did you know that the Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Pittsburgh has an online bookstore? The bookstore sells duplicate copies of books housed in the Jim Fischerkeller Library located in the Center downtown on Grant Street. What a great way to find those iconic LGBT books you’ve always wanted to read AND support the
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