Lift them and their loved-ones

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Here's something.  Today, Bruce Kraus was sworn in along with other new City Council members Patrick Dowd and Ricky Burgress.  Doug Shields was reelected as City Council President without the vote of Tonya Payne.  Maria of 2 Political Junkies called Kraus' speech “very inspirational.” Mr. Kraus, who is openly gay, cited gay rights icon Harvey […]

There’s a new slur in town …

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

From the PG's Morning File comes word <ahem> that the American Dialect Society has deemed the phrase “toe tapper” as a synonym for homosexual the most outrageous word usage of 2007. Cool.  Toe tapping, you might recall, references Larry Craig.  Chalk up another notch on the giant belt of American homophobia.  Larry Craig isn't even […]

Manchester Spawns Yet Another Proud Yinzer Moment

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

If I could pick the one place even more politically ridiculous to live than West Mifflin (Jabbour, Olasz, Ruffing, Chief Diener…), it seems that I innocently have stumbled onto it ..ridiculous, thy name is Manchester. From the Post-Gazette, courtesy of 2 Political Junkies … A spot airing today on the city of Pittsburgh cable TV […]

Pittsburgh Dish on Angry Leathermen

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Members of Pittsburgh's Leather community aren't pleased to be stereotyped and the Pittsburgh Dish has the scoop (courtesy of Pittsburgh's OUT). All chuckles aside, the complaintant – one Colin Morgan – seems to be upset that individuals in the leather community are civic-minded individuals, not just solely focused on sex.  There's tolerance for ya.  I've […]

The Advocate: 2007 was so gay …

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

2007: The Good, The Bad, and the Gay Following the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, 2008 promises to be a perilous year for LGBT people and everybody else. But before we look forward, let's revisit the gayest moments of 2007. 1. Among the many scandals Republicans faced in 2007, U.S. senator Larry Craig of Idaho was […]

PA Supreme Court Reverses Sperm Donor Child Support Ruling

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Men who donate sperm to women who promise they won't have to pay child support don't have to worry about the women renegging in part due to today's 3-2 decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court (365gay). The 3-2 decision overturns lower court rulings under which Joel L. McKiernan had been paying up to $1,500 a […]

My new blog

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Happy New Year. Last night, we participated in the festivities on Penn Avenue at the First Night Celebration.  We had a really wonderful time:  dinner at Six Penn, an entertaining stroll up and down Penn and Liberty, two delightful comedy shows and the company of my best girl, Ledcat.  The Amish Monkeys were very cute, […]