Al Gore: Yes, on Gay Marriage Equality

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

    I think it's wrong for the government to discriminate against people because of a person's sexual orientation. I think that gay men and women ought to have the same rights as heterosexual men and women to make contracts, have hospital visiting rights, and join together in marriage. I don't understand why it is […]

PA Marriage Protection Amendment – Again

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

It's back.  Sigh.  From Equality Advocates:          On January 17, 2008, Pennsylvania State Senators started working to pass a so-called “Marriage Protection Amendment” that would amend the Pennsylvania Constitution to define marriage as solely between one man and one woman, as well as prohibit civil unions and potentially more. Please take a moment to call […]

I bet you are as tired of this refrain as me.

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

MSNBC picked up a little blurb on plans to make Pittsburgh a gay tourist mecca.  gay and lesbian, excuse me. Of course, the story quotes two white gay male business owners.  Both of whom are nice enough fellows and do good things.  But if I were an out of town lesbian picking a spot to […]

Blog For Choice 2008: Why It Is Important to Vote Pro-Choice

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I am pro-choice.  Tuesday is the 35th Anniversary of the Roe v Wade decision and bloggers throughout the nation are working to raise the profile of reproductive choice vis a vis Blog for Choice 2008. My right to make decisions about my reproductive health is not something I take lightly.  While only three when Roe […]

Legislative/Political Stuff You Should Know

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

From Equality Advocates:  (To do something, click here). On January 17, 2008, Pennsylvania State Senators started working to pass a so-called Marriage Protection Amendment that would amend the Pennsylvania Constitution to define marriage as solely between one man and one woman and prohibit civil unions and potentially more. Please take a moment to call and […]

L Word Party Sunday Night

Did you know the Firehouse Lounge was lesbian-friendly?  I never thought about it one way or another.  My class president was considering it for our 20th year reunion, but we went another direction.  Maybe that's too bad …anyway, if you want to hang out and watch the L-word, maybe this is an option.  Let me […]

Huckabee: Gay Marriage =s Bestiality

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Just in case you thought Christian fringe nutjob Mike Huckabee has any redeeming qualities, here he is in an interview with beliefnet…. Is it your goal to bring the Constitution into strict conformity with the Bible? Some people would consider that a kind of dangerous undertaking, particularly given the variety of biblical interpretations.Well, I don’t […]

Legislative Push to Expand LGBT Protections in Employment, Housing and Public Accomodations

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

The week of January 28 through February 3 is a call to action day per Equality Advocates … On January 28 – February 3, 2008, join activists across the state in pushing for the successful passage of non-discrimination legislation in Pennsylvania! With the largest number of co-sponsors ever for pro-LGBT legislation in Pennsylvania, House Bill […]

So a lesbian and a chief editor walk into a coffeehouse …

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Tonight, Ledcat and I sipped coffee and ooh la la'd with none other than Ms. Monongahela, Ms. Chief Editor.  We reconnoitered at a local coffeehouse. I can't tell you which one because, you see, they have eyes everywhere.  Even in the vegan rice krispie treats (i missed the marshmallows).  It is always a fun time […]

Filled with GLEE – LGBT social networking site

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Today's PG gave me the heads up on a new social networking phenomenon, GLEE – Gay, Lesbian & Everyone Else.  I have a little MySpace page which I rarely use.  I also have a Facebook page that has proven more useful in reconnecting with old friends and a lot easier to use.  Then, there is […]