More on EarthEcycle

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

First, watch this video from 60 Minutes on the lethal impact of toxic electronic dumping: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/11/18/tech/main3518429.shtml?tag=contentMain;contentBody Today's Post-Gazette: EPA Accused Electronics Recycler of Violations The company does seem to have ran afoul of the EPA, in spite of the protests of their ardent local defenders, er defender.  Who works for them. Go figure.  I'm getting […]

Yet another marriage equality letter to the editor

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Proponents of equality:  IV Bigots: III Scott Bell of Ross writes in response to a reader's complaint that the PG had not delved deeply into the religious history of marriage.  Scott puts that complaint in context: Ms. Evans is correct that marriage under the umbrella of religion has a long history. She left out the […]

Preliminary Thoughts on the ACLU Forum

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Tonight's event sponsored by the ACLU was very interesting and useful.  The formal topic was “Issues and Answers for the LGBT Commmunity on Law, Marriage, Money and Family Matters.”  The 4 panelists are experts in their various fields.  The interesting twist was having each panelist present on their area of law and then send them […]

Marriage Equality March on Washington and other news

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Cleve Jones (of Milk fame) is calling for an October 11 March on Washington for Gay Marriage.  Pam's House Blend is not in favor of the idea.  Bil Browning from the Bilerico Project has a list of 10 reasons why this is not a workable idea.  What are your thoughts?  I'm personally not driving to […]

PG Article on PrideFest

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I think it is the rainbow flag that always gets me. Back in 2005 or 2006, the PG ran a beautiful story with a very colorful photo of the rainbow flag as a few children ran underneath it.  That symbol of families and politics and pride merged beautifully. Be sure to check out the Post-Gazette's […]

Trib on Angie Zapato

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

The Trib published a guest column on the trial in the brutal murder of Angie Zapato.  She was killed because she was a trans woman. Her murderer was found guilty of first degree murder and a hate crime.    Like the U.S. women's movement, which has worked hard to challenge the cruel and faulty assumption that […]

All a Twitter in the Burghosphere

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Someone commented about the details of incorporating new social media in queer organizing. Here's something you might consider locally.  Follow me on twitter. Here's my Twitter profile   I am PghLesbian24 (who are the 23 other Pittsburgh Lesbians?) I often tweet about my latest posts or breaking news, along with what I'm having for lunch and […]

Dialogue about advocacy and Pride

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

My colleague Thomas Waters picked up on my Pride post, focusing on the advocacy assessment.  Thomas and I share a fairly similar world view so often it does come down to tactics and strategy differences (very different).  I had commented that: My frustration with these events is that they gear people up for an activity […]

The Much Anticipated Pride Post

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

PrideFest is almost here.  There are a few specific events which I would like to highlight.  Here's the full schedule of partner events. Your Rights, Our Rights, Human Rights: An ACLU ForumIssues and Answers on Law, Marriage, Money and Family Matters Presented in Partnership with Allies at CMU, Delta Foundation and Pittsburgh Pride 2009 Monday, […]

Letter to the Editor

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Proponents of Equality:  III                                Bigots: III Ron D'Amico is helping keep the balance in the Post-Gazette Letters to the Editor count when it comes to marriage equality. I am writing to express my extreme pleasure with Sen. Daylin Leach and his move to legalize same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania (“Senator Pushes Bill to Allow Same-Sex Marriage,” May […]