AFA of PA Horrified that School District could partner with GLSEN

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

The woman who loves to hate us dykes and faggots is at it again.  Diane Gramley, the high priestess of Pennsylvania family values, has snagged herself a story in the Beaver County Times outlining her “concerns” about recent outreach from the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) to the Ambridge Area School District. The […]

Pittsburgh’s Lesbian Barbie

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

This came from a friend amidst all sorts of stereotypical Pittsburgh Barbie types.  I thought it was pretty funny … “Point Breeze Barbie” This doll is made of actual tofu. She has long straight brown hair, arch-less feet, hairy armpits, no makeup and Birkenstocks with white socks. She prefers that you call her Willow. She […]

Lesbians on the Prowl for John McIntire

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Per today's post at his Macyapper blog, it appears John is back in town and rarin' to go.  Word on the street — okay, in yesterday's Post-Gazette which is practically the same thing minus the labor tension and stale donuts — is that John may soon pop up on a local FM talk station.  Namely, […]

That’s Commander Catherine McNeilly to you, Mayor Ravenstahl

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Ohhhh … in a nice courtroom twist, a federal judge granted a preliminary injunction to Commander McNeilly reinstating her to the rank of Commander.  You'll recall all the glorious details when Commander McNeilly blew the whistle on the nefarious goings on of Dennis Regan the political hack driver who would be Public Safety Director.  Thanks […]

Tony Norman on The Tragedy of King Richard the Cheney

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I won't waste words telling you how much I enjoyed this column.  I'll just give you a teaser and link you on your way… Cheney: I will not sup tonight. Give me some ink and paper, maybe some buckshot while you're at it.Are all my guns laid out? Gates: They are my liege; and all […]

Good Workplace News for Pgh Homos

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Good news for members of the LGBTQ community working for a handful of our local employers. From the Post-Gazette … Mellon Financial Corp., US Airways and GlaxoSmithKline were among 142 companies ranked as the Best Places to Work for Gay, Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender Workers. The Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2007 rankings include companies that […]

Councilwoman Darlene Harris’ Credibility Goes Up In Smoke

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

In another stunning effort to spin negative publicity, City Councilwoman Darlene Harris claims that she did not order a smoke eater machine to de-stuffify her office.  Ms. Harris simply wanted some box fans and now she is outraged, outraged I tell you, that someone mistakenly spent $1200 on the smoke eater. “I wanted a little […]

Presbyterian Bashing? PG Reader Defends Church From Homo Lovers

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

James M. Edwards of Squirrel Hill is not happy with Carol Mullen of Edgewood.  So very not happy that he took the time out of his busy schedule of sanctimonious self-congratulations to pen a little missive to the Post-Gazette.  Edwards took umbrage with a letter Mullen had published on December 26 offering her insight into the […]

West VA Sheriff Refused CPR, Gay Man Dies, Civil Rights Case Moves Forward

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Back in March, we reported on the West Virigina Sheriff who denied CPR to a dying gay man under the pretext that the man was HIV+.  The man, Claude Greene, died later that evening at a local hospital.  Greene's friend was present at the scene but was physically prevented from performing CPR by Robert K. […]

Why Pittsburgh Libraries Rock er, Tango ?

The Post-Gazette's Big Kahuna himself , David Shribman, dedicated his weekly column to a subject near and dear to our hearts – public libraries.  It seems some libraries are contemplating replacing underutilized classics with modern hot properties to conserve shelf space.  Ick!  Shribman correctly points out the damage this move can cause: Some of the slow-moving […]