A Third Chance To Win

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Adagio Health is offering two free tickets to their 40th anniversary party on May 19, 2011 at Rodef Shalom. Keynote speaker is Victoria Kennedy.  The tickets are coutesy of the Pittsburgh Women's Blogging Society. Click here for more details

Another Contest – A Pair of Tickets to see Uh Huh Her

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Concert is Tuesday, May 3, 8 PM at Mr. Smalls.  Special guest Diamonds Under Fire.  Where most new bands play their first gig in front of a handful of people, LEISHA HAILEY and CAMILA GREY (Uh Huh Her) debuted to a packed house of industry heads, critics and fans, many of whom might have been […]

Fitzgerald mailer recognized domestic partners

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I was pleasantly surprised when I took a peak at the Fitzgerald for County Chief Executive mailer we received in the mail today. Typically, we get two of everything — newsletters, flyers, sample magazines, etc.  Or things will come to just one of us.  Now folks, if you can fit “or current resident” on the […]

Frankel reintroduces anti-discrimination legislation

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

From PG coverage of today's press conference … Frankel has proposed legislation that would outlaw discrimination in employment, housing, credit and public accommodations such as hotels, restaurants and public bathrooms. Several counties and municipalities — including Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Harrisburg — already have local anti-discrimination ordinances, but Mr. Frankel said it's time protections are […]

Frankel reintroduces anti-discrimination legislation

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

From PG coverage of today's press conference … Frankel has proposed legislation that would outlaw discrimination in employment, housing, credit and public accommodations such as hotels, restaurants and public bathrooms. Several counties and municipalities — including Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Harrisburg — already have local anti-discrimination ordinances, but Mr. Frankel said it's time protections are […]

TOTEM is here and we’ve got two FREE tickets!

UPDATE:  Deadline was moved up to May 2, 2011 so be sure to enter today! *********************************************************** Exciting news, correspondents.  TOTEM by Cirque du Soleil is returning to Pittsburgh and we are giving away a pair of tickets for the Friday, May 20, 4 PM show.    Cirque du Soleil is pleased to announce that it […]

The complexities of police/LGBTQ interactions in Pittsburgh

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Interactions between members of the LGBTQ community and the Pittsburgh Police can be fraught with complexity, whether it be a domestic call or sorting out the potential for what would be classified as a hate crime.  Let me state here that crimes based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression are not recognized as […]

Blogger Night at Bricolage

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Last night, Ledcat and I attended the premiere of “Huntera Gatherera” at the Bricolage theater company on Liberty Avenue.  It was part of a “bloggers night” event.  Overall, I liked the space and most of the technical elements of the show — the staging, the costumes, the lighting, even the deafening set change sounds.  Ledcat […]

Want to Know More About Queer Events?

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I suggest you subscribe to the Queer Events Listing which has a moderate amount of traffic.  Most of the posts are about events from the highbrow to the grassroots.  Occasionally, some discussion will break out and once in awhile a heated discussion.  Just go to  http://groups.google.com/group/queer-event-listings

GLSEN Safe Prom for all

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

GLSEN SAFE PROM FOR ALL   When: Friday, April 29 from 7 pm-11 pm Where: The University Club               123 University Place               Pittsburgh, PA 15260               412-648-8213   Tickets cost $20.  There will be food, drinks, a photographer, and plenty of song and dance. For more info. contact GLSEN Pittsburgh at: 412-361-6996 Email: [email protected] […]