Join Drag Queens, Amneeja Schnackenmuff and Dixie Surewood for Broadway Musical Bingo Friday Night

Date: September 20, 2019 Time: 7:00 – 9:00pm Location: Trust Arts Education Center, 807 Liberty Avenue $20, includes 5 rounds of bingo, light refreshments; cash bar available This isn’t your grandma’s bingo! Join Drag Queens, Amneeja Schnackenmuff and Dixie Surewood for musical fun. Broadway Musical Bingo is simple – players are given bingo cards where […]

Ja’leyah-Jamar, 28, of Kansas City is 19th Trans Person to be Murdered in 2019

Ja'leyah Jamar

Ja’leyah-Jamar was 28 years old when she was killed on Friday, September 13 in Kansas City. She is the 19th transgender person to be murdered in the United States during 2019, to date. Ja’leyah is also the 18th Black trans woman on that list. Misgendering and deadnaming have contributed to the delay in confirming Ja’leyah’s […]

Win Tegan and Sara’s new album Hey, I’m Just Like You! #Giveaway

  Enter now to win the ninth studio album from LGBTQ icons Tegan and Sara! A collection of their earliest songs, reimagined and reinvented Out September 27! Pre-save the album here: https://fpt.fm/app/19707/pre-save-tegan-and-sara-s-new-album Facebook.com/teganandsara Twitter.com/teganandsara Instagram.com/teganandsara Rulez You must be 18 and live in the continental US to enter. You can enter as many giveaways as you […]

Antney’s Ice Cream Has Reopened

One of our favorite ice cream spots has been closed since April because of the health of the owners. My colleague at the Pittsburgh Current wrote about it here. They reopened while we were out of town and the lines have been legendary. We are heading back soon, but we will also continue to visit […]

Queering PA Wilds: Day Seven

Last full day of vacation. The night was rough. I felt suddenly nauseated so I was sipping ginger ale and using cool cloths to avoid a worse fate. Finally, I fell asleep, but a worse fate did happen. Not vomiting, but I woke up screaming holy blood terrified screams. Laura managed to wake me up, […]

Queering PA Wilds: Day Six

Awoke around 7:30, grabbed some clothes, and headed down to breakfast. One other couple were in residence so we had a lovely chat.Three days of scrambled eggs, coffee, and more prepared for me without having to wear shoes have been lovely especially given the lack of having to do the dishes. But today it ended […]

Queering the PA Wilds: Day Five

The B&B had other guests so breakfast was engaging.Coffee is okay, but I miss Starbucks so we headed to a local ccoffeehouse, the Creative Cup. Good prices, great coffee. We are heading back tomorrow on our way out of town to load our travel mugs and purchase their coffee.Note – it is a glaring omission […]

Queering the PA Wilds, Day Four

Oh, dear readers still with me in this travelogue, I am a tired correspondent. Some was due to adjusting to an unfamiliar bed, but most is due to the effects of taking a five + hour tour of the Clarion River towns. We were in a car and walking a bit. It was fascinating, but […]

Queering the PA Wilds, Day Three

This was a long one. We checked out of Erie, had a local breakfast, and hit the road traveling on US 60 and PA 59 through the Allegheny Forest into the region known as the PA Wilds.It was basically a long, winding two lane road. We listened to The History Chicks podcast. It took us […]

Queering the PA Wilds: Day Two

Technically, our first full day of vacation. This is my travelogue. You are welcome to read along.Our little camping cottage is super cute and efficient, but I don’t like the bed. It’s big, plumpy, and covered in a bamboo woven comforter. But my back hurts.The breakfast local recommended by our friends was closed today. So […]