Lt. Dan Choi discharged from US Army; Continues to Serve

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

You may have heard by now that Lt. Dan Choi was honorably discharged from the United States Army under the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy.  Lt. Choi, fluent in Arabic, was serving as a linguist.  Dan has also been an advocate for the LGBT community.  He was in Pittsburgh courtesy of the Delta Foundation in […]

The Lesbian Movie

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Last night, Ledcat and I caught the opening of “The Kids Are Allright,” the film about the kids of a lesbian couple seeking out their sperm donor.  The movie was well made and much more about relationships with this one happening to be lesbian, than a lesbian movie.  Annette Benning and Julianne Moore star and how […]

Gay Bashing in Pittsburgh – We Need a Liaison

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

You may have heard by now of a recent incident where a local gay man was assaulted while waiting for a bus. The community responded with two rallies and a lot of discussion about interaction between the LGBT community and the police. This is an age old debate that requires self-examination on both sides and that […]

Grocery store for Beechview

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I don't pay a lot of attention to Beechview even though my neighborhood of Manchester is connected to it through both our State House and State Senate districts.  So I didn't even realize they had no grocery store until this little missive from Senator Fontana arrived in my box … Fontana Says Beechview Grocery Store […]

Corbett facts wrong. Shocking!

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Capitol Ideas debunks Corbett's ridiculous mocking of his working class citizens …. Kevin Silva, a senior vice president with the Warrell Corporation of Camp Hill, Cumberland County, said the company had been told by one applicant for a machine operator's position that, after factoring in travel costs, that he could make more money while receiving […]

Oh, those witty tea partiers …

From Infinonymous ….   Infinon reports it was papered over the next day. sdf

Argentina first Latin American nation to approve marriage equality

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Hurrah for Argentina. BUENOS AIRES — Argentina's Senate narrowly approved a law early on Thursday authorizing same-sex marriages, making Argentina the first country in Latin America to allow gay couples to wed.   <snip>   But in a region where the separation of church and state is not always so clear, the law demonstrated a […]

Smart Men are Sexy

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Just read Slag Heap every day.  Not only does it make me nostalgic for the slap heap upon which I played as a child (now known as Century Square in West Mifflin), but it is probably the smartest blog in the region.  Well, Chris Briem is pretty damn close but I have to admit he intimidates […]

Township in Montgomery County begins equality process

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Always good news to see grassroots efforts to push for equality.  Lower Merion Township in Montgomery County is on the path toward establishing protected class status for the LGBT community.  You can find out more about this effort through their Facebook Page. It really is hand to hand combat to win over the hearts and […]

Pam asks if the DNC will consider LGBT friendliness for convention?

http://www.pamshouseblend.com/diary/16716/which-potential-host-city-for-the-2012-dnc-is-the-most-proequality   Should this be a factor? What about in Pennsylvania?  Should we ask Jim Burn to take these factors in account?