Pittsburgh Archive

Andre Gray Found Murdered in Ohio River

Very sad news for the families of Andre Gray and another missing man, Paul Kochu, who was cis het. Both of their bodies were found in the Ohio River, near Wheeling, West Virginia. The cause of death for Paul is undetermined until a complete autopsy is performed. Andre died from a gunshot wound, so his
Category: Other

Monday 3/23 Marks Five Months Since Andre Gray Disappeared in Pittsburgh

  Monday March 23 marks five months since Andre Gray disappeared from his Lawrenceville home. Andre is 5’9″, 200 lbs. He is part of the LGBTQ community. There have been no significant leads in the case. Andre’s family has repeatedly said that they want closure, they want to bring Andre home. They have organized searches,
Category: Activism

Pittsburgh has 2nd Lowest Percentage of LGBT adults in 50 Metro Areas

This is important. A recent Gallup study of the 50 largest metropolitan cities in the United States found that Pittsburgh was ranked 49 thin terms of the size of our LGBT population. These results are based on responses to the question, “Do you, personally, identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender?” — included in more
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Snow Dogs

As a rule, my crew love the snow and loathe the bitter cold. So this weekend is confusing.    
Category: Pets

40 Under 40 Pgh Updates Nomination Form To Be More Trans Inclusive

Since 1999, Pittsburgh Magazine and PUMP have teamed up to recognize young leaders in Southwestern Pennsylvania through the ’40 Under 40′ initiative. I was among those honored in 2004 – one of three white lesbian and gay nominees. Each year, I encourage people to submit names because I know it can have an impact. I
Category: Activism

Update On The Search For Andre Gray & How To Donate

Andre Gray has been missing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania since October 23, 2014. This past weekend, Andre’s family and friends (and strangers) gathered on the North Side to search the area near the spot where Andre’s abandoned car was found. Now we have a new way for you to get involved and show your support for
Category: Activism

More Information in The Disappearance of Andre Gray

I hope you can lend your support to the search scheduled for Saturday, February 7 on Pittsburgh’s North Side. Businesses are donating flyers, coffee and more. There are reasons to be searching for clues in Lawrenceville, the North Side and in New Kensington. Please keep this information viral. I’m attaching the links to flyers. The
Category: Activism

Send Pgh Students to See the Movie SELMA

Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents is pleased to join other community based organizations in an effort to raise funds to send 5,000 Pittsburgh area school students to see the critically acclaimed movie “Selma.” Please read below and make a donation if possible. Dear friends, A coalition of civil rights and community groups are working with Paramount Pictures
Category: Activism