An Experiment in Q’s

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Q of course being the shorthand for coupons. But it works either way. So this fall, we ramped up our couponing experiences. We sat down and discussed a budget of what we needed to save to make it worthwhile. You might think any money saved is worthwhile, but there are some newbie mistakes I’ve seen […]

When Being an Ally Makes a Difference …

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I was recently “targeted” on LinkedIn for a little gay bashing. The details I’ll save for another post, but it boiled down to someone telling me that the word lesbian was not appropriate in a profession environment. It went downhill from there. This is not the first time I’ve encountered this mentality. I’ve been asked […]

Prescient Lesbians and Post-Gazette Editorial Cartoonists Save the NFL Referees?

I kept asking my liberal football loving friends why they were watching football when a union was on strike. <cue crickets> So then I wrote this … And voila! You are welcome.  

Suggestions on “Rainbow Family” Books to Donate

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Dana from Mombian contacted me with a great list of LGBTQ books for children up to grade 5. These might be books you choose to donate to the Manchester Elementary School library. You can also donate the resource itself to the library or $50.00! http://www.mombian.com/2012/06/25/new-book-compiles-decades-of-lgbt-childrens-literature/   Fast forward to today and Dr. Naidoo, now an […]

Stack the Shelves: Call to Action To Support Local School Libraries During Banned Books Week

Earlier in the week, we reported on a startling situation in Pittsburgh’s Northside – Manchester Elementary School had fewer than 40 books in their library and most were in poor condition.  More from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The librarian predicts that the 250-student school’s decaying fiction section has now grown from less than 100 usable books […]

Elementary School Library in Pittsburgh’s is Unstacked

The story broke on Facebook this week … Manchester Elementary School in Pittsburgh’s Northside has less than 40 decent fiction books for the entire school. The response has been swift. Yinzercation has written about it. Within 24 hours, over 600 people had seen that original post and over 118 people had shared it on their […]

Mitt Romney – We Are The 47% …

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Mitt Romney may have nailed the coffin shut on his Presidential run with the release of this horrifying commentary about Americans. More details here.     “There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for the president no matter what. All right, there are 47 percent who are with him, who are dependent […]