I was facebooking with a nameless colleague about finding interesting people to follow on twitter. I'm following Ashton Kutcher based on the recommendations of Television Without Pity. I also follow Ellen but she's pretty quiet. Ashton is fairly active. Locally, I follow my friends and a few politicians. I have to admit a lot of […]
The transformation from cuddly Siamese kitty to mutant superhero begins as Coco/Wolverine subdues her foe. Uh oh … our mutant superhero is overcome by her foe …. Don't let her fuzzy cuteness detract from her vicious attack of the renegade (but 100% recycled content) paper towel roll.
Keori has a legislative round up over at Pam's House Blend. Great job wrapping up the national scene in terms of LGBTQ legislation. No news in terms of Pennsylvania. And because it is so wonderful, GAINESVILLE VOTED DOWN A REPEAL OF ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAWS THIS WEEK!!! WOOOO!!!! I encourage you to check it out. There's really […]
Bill Peduto is asking you to turn off the lights from 8:30 – 9:30 tonight to help raise awareness about environmental issues. Can you do that? Can I? Ledcat is going out tonight so I am wondering if I can cheat by turning out my lights and using my laptop battery? Does that count?
The Hawaiian Civil Unions bill died in committee. DISAPPOINTMENT: A motion to pull the Hawaii civil unions bill from the deadlocked Senate Judiciary Committee failed this afternoon 18 to 6, effectively killing the measure. The legislation passed the House of Representatives by a 33-17 vote on February 12. Sen. Gary Hooser, who made the motion to pull the bill […]
First, let me say that rockOUT is an awesome name for the Slippery Rock campus LGBTQ organization. Kudos to whomever came up with that moniker. The faculty co-advisers have an (I can't help it) awesome letter in today's Post-Gazette, supporting HB 300. Here's a snippet: This isn't about “pursuing a homosexual agenda” but about extending basic rights […]
My friend Debby is the founder of Damon’s Den Doberman Rescue, based in Brighton Heights. She is a local dog trainer and a great person. She’s holding an unusual, but cool fundraiser to help pay for the recuperation of a specific dog which was found abandoned in a foreclosed home (sigh!). As you get ready […]
Dick Marshall of Crafton writes a moving tribute to his deceased father, noting his loving acceptance and celebration of Dick's identify as a gay man. My father died nine years ago, encouraging me until the very end of his life to be a compassionate, nonjudgmental, loving and inclusive man. He encouraged my leadership with mentally […]