Untitled by Frances Monaghan aka Ms. Mon

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

No one knows this, but the woman who inspired the character, “Vivian, the Angry Copyreader,” on my blog, Ms. Adventures on the Mon, was Chris Biancheria. She worked at The Pitt News copy desk when I was a writer there, back in the late '80s. And she was gay. She had an extremely dry sense […]

Hlavac Referrals

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I just want to say that I'm pretty amazed at the number of people googling/searching for information on Sgt. Eugene Hlavac, as well as how once they arrive at the site, they tend to poke around a bit.  Clearly, people are paying attention to this story and searching for information/opinions — whether they support him, […]

Random Things of Interest

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Found this on the Post-Gazette website: A hidden bias comes to light Social psychologists Hartmut Blank and Amy Hendren at the University of Portsmouth in the United Kingdom set up an experiment in which 240 people were approached on the street and asked if they could spare 10 pence for a parking meter. In some […]

FOP throws down on "women's groups"

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Oh, snap.  FOP President Dan O'Hara did not just go there.  Oh. Yes. He. Did. Officer O'Hara called the police bureau's decision to even hold a hearing a “miscarriage of justice.” “This should be tried in the courts,” said Officer O'Hara. He said the city's decision to act quickly was based on pressure from women's […]

Canary in the Coal Mine by Maria Lupinacci

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

 I can't remember exactly when I started reading Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents but it couldn't have been too long after its inception because I had already added it to 2 Political Junkies' blogroll just a little over three months from its birth. So why did we choose to add a blog that centered on LGBT issues […]

Untitled by Thomas C. Waters

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

It is always exciting to celebrate a bogiversary, and I want to say congratulations to Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents for all the fine work done! I am humbled by the offer to write a guest blog, and I want to write about a topic, I know is of importance to Sue Kerr and add my spin […]

Untitled by Kevin Acklin

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Congratulations to the Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents blog for a trail blazing fourth year anniversary on the Pittsburgh blogosphere! I am humbled and truly honored to provide my perspective on Sue Kerr and her blog's dramatic impact on our community and our continued battle for greater equality. Many of you may know me as the Independent […]

Visibility by George Hazimanolis

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Congratulations to Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents on four great years of reporting on the LGBT community in and around Pittsburgh.  I try to check in every day to see what the topic is, sometimes leave a comment or two, and often wish that more people would comment to keep the discussion going. I enjoy the blog […]