HB 300: Attention Brentwood/Mt. Oliver/Southside LGBT residents

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Steel City Stonewall cordially invites the residents of PA House District 36 to participate in a face to face meeting with State Representative Harry Readshaw.  Rep Readshaw is at the top of the list of targeted legislators whose vote is needed for HB 300.  I know you are busy.  You work FT.  Your children have […]

Remember Sally Kern? Will a statewide Democrat show the moral leadership of Doug Shields?

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Remember this from 2008?   Sally Kern of Oklahoma on gays. Followed by the response of Pittsburgh City Council President Doug Shields.  The homosexual agenda is destroying this nation, okay. It’s just a fact. Not everybody’s lifestyle is equal. Just like not all religions are equal. The very fact that I’m talking to you like this […]

Response to PA Senator Eichelberger’s “allowing [gays] to exist” comment

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I'll try to keep this updated because I think it is important that we keep tabs on how this outrageous comment strikes our elected officials, the media and so forth.  The debate itself has been heralded in the gay media as a great example of a straight elected official laying out the argument for marriage […]

OUT in Pittsburgh has new online social network

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Check out the new online social network site brought to us by Pittsburgh's OUT media.  http://outconnect.ning.com/

Call for cosponsors on Inclusive ENDA

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

US Representative Barney Frank has issued a call for cosponsors on legislation to provide employment protections based on sexual orientation, gender identify and gender expression (known as an inclusive ENDA). Your charge is to contact your US Representative – by Tuesday – and simply ask them to cosponsor the legislation.  You can do this by […]

PA Senator says he is “allowing [gays] to exist”

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Just in from Keystone Equality comes word that Pennsylvania State Senator John Eichelberger made the following comments in his radio debate with Senator Daylin Leach about their dueling marriage equality bills.  Senator Eichelberger's bill would amend the constitution of Pennsylvania to define marriage as between a man and a woman. Here’s a partial transcript of […]

Change in Commenting

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Effective today, anonymous comments will no longer be permitted on pghlesbian.com.  Users wishing to comment will have to register and log in to do so.  I will also be moderating comments so there may be some delay in posting depending upon my access to email.  If you have any questions about registering, let me know. 

Pennsylvania Marriage Equality Debate on WHYY Friday AM

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Senator Daylin Leach, author of Pennsylvania's Marriage Equality legislation, will debate Senator John Eichelberger (R- Blair County), author of the so-called “Marriage Protection Amendment” this Friday on Philadelphia's WHYY at 10 AM. Recently, I introduced Senate Bill 935, a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania. S.B. 935 would allow our state to join […]

Would the ACDC notice if you stopped donating?

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

My head has been spinning.  In between trying to get some work done, I was flipping through my Blackberry to keep up with the breaking news on federal events.  The LGBTQ community is getting mightily angry with the Obama administration and it looks as if, as Pam Spaulding puts it, the queer ATM might be […]

Don’t forget! Outrage is opening!

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Friday night is opening night for the must-see movie of the spring … Outrage.  It is playing at the Harris  If you find yourself angry about recent political events —- the Obama legal brief on DOMA that references incest, Harry Reid's pronouncement that not a single Senator will introduce legislation repealing Don't Ask, Don't Tell, […]