Marines on DADT

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Information on this circulated on the gaydar yesterday.  Thanks to LezGetReal for the video.  

Networking as a lesbian

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Does anyone else use LinkedIn.com?  I joined a few years ago, but have found it newly compelling reading because of the livefeed of tweets and status updates.  I'm not aware of any of my friends who have found a job this way, but it is lovely to have all of your information in one place. […]

Dreams of Hope to perform at August Wilson Center

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

If you are seeking something interesting to do on Sunday … Dreams of Hope's Performance Troupe presents:Bully Me – Season PreviewSunday, Jan 30th, 20114:00PMAugust Wilson Center for African American Culture, 980 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh FreeDreams of Hope's Performance Troupe will open its 2010-2011 seasonwith a preview of 'Bully Me', an original show consisting of spokenword, movement, […]

GLCC to offer free legal seminars

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

A few upcoming events and activities that might interest you … The GLCC has a series of legal seminars that cover topics you very much should understand Legal Series ScheduleEstate Planning for Non-Traditional Families 2/26 1:30 pm Nursing Home Costs—How Much, Who Pays, With What Money 3/26 1:30 pm Guardian Versus POA 4/26 7:30 pm […]

My first artist’s date

I'm reading a book titled “The Artist's Way” which boils down to a cognitive behavioral approach to unleashing inner creativity.  So far I've written 750 words a day known as “morning pages”, made a list of heroes and monsters who either fueled or stifled my creativity and turned creatively negative thoughts into factual statements.  And […]

City Paper on quest for domestic partner benefits for Allegheny County employees

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The Pittsburgh City Paper explores the frustration of the County Human Relations Commission with the slow pace of  the Onorato Administration around domestic partner benefits. Is anyone really surprised?  After 7 years, really? It won't happen until the next Administration.  Onorato doesn't want to use the political capital on this issue when he's potentially gearing up […]

Stepping Up

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I have a new goal.  I am in a building several times a week that requires me to go up 9 levels.  Today, I began my quest to conquer the stairs in the building.  I started with 2 flights up and then all 8 flights down.  I did that twice, plus the stairs in the […]

Lesbian Correspondents Receive Nomination for Lesbian of the Year

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I am honored to be nominated for the second year running for “Lesbian of the Year” award by the Keystone Alliance/Gaylife Newsletter readers. I count myself fortunate to be among esteemed company. 6. Lesbian of the Year 2011 Crystal/Harry Feltersnatch:                C.J aka Blu:          Kimmi Rech:               Shannon Matty:                    Duckie:                          Susan Levine:                Elena Deluca:        Lyndsey Sickler :          Weezie of Weezie's Pub & Club: […]

Trib Letter to the Editor Prognosticates Intro of Pro-Gay PA Legislation

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John DeBartola from the Keystone Alliance/Gaylife Newsletter wrote to the Trib earlier this month.  He forecasts introduction of 4 pieces of pro-LGBTQ legislation:  marriage, civil unions, hate crimed and non-discrimination legislation. Both [Senator] Leach and [Rep.] Cohen have agreed to submit their respective bills for marriage equality and civil unions on Feb 7. Rep. Dan […]

Things I liked about church today

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Today, Ledcat and I went to our second ever service at the Allegheny Unitarian-Universalist Church on the Northside. We've been pondering it for over a year.  Recent stuff going on pushed me to finally sit down and chat with Reverend Dave about things. So this morning we bundled up and drove down to the Church.  It […]