Fat Is a Feminist Issue: Concert Tee Shirts

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

This first appeared on the feminist blog, Shakesville, as a guest post. [Content Note: Sizism.] I’m not a big fan of live music so my collection of concert shirts is pretty limited. My partner, Ledcat, on the other hand loves both—she has a closet filled with shirts and an impressive collection of ticket stubs. The […]

Barbra Streisand Might Want You To Read This Blog Post

Tom Lenk

This was a very exciting opportunity – the chance to interview Tom Lenk. Yes, he’s the gay guy from Buffy who grew up to bring Barbra Streisand to Pittsburgh. Read on for details on the performance and some Q&A with Tom himself. Pittsburgh Public Theater’s 40th anniversary Season of Legends concludes with the Pittsburgh premiere […]

It’s way past time to talk about Delta

(Opinions expressed in this article are mine, and not those of Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents or any other organization.) I have to admit to feeling some ill-concealed glee that, finally, the Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh is eating some public crow. Schadenfreude, I think the Germans call it. I think there’s been a kind of “code of […]

UPDATED: London Chanel, 21, Eighth Trans Woman of Color Murdered in 2015

London Chanel Transgender

Very sad news from close to home in Philadelphia – 21-year-old London Chanel was murdered early Monday morning and then promptly misgendered in the reporting. Fortunately, her friends weighed in quickly and the media updated their reporting. How sad that’s part of the ritual of mourning our trans sisters – fact checking the media. A […]

Happy Birthday Ledcat

Happy Birthday Ledcat

Today marks the birthday of the best person in the world – Laura Ellen Dunhoff aka Ledcat. We are off having adventures and enjoying the gift of being together so no blogging today.  

Unofficial Calendar of LGBTQ Pride Events in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Pride Calendar

I was pretty disgusted when I read that Iggy Azalea will be headlining Pride in The Streets, but not particularly surprised. Rather than recreate the wheel of all the reasons why you should be disgusted, I opted to focus on something else – the lack of information about the many *other* interesting things happening to […]

Win Two Passes to See Renaissance City Choir Perform for Washington County GSA

Washington County GSA

The Renaissance City Choirs of Pittsburgh will present a show to benefit the Washington County Gay Straight Alliance, Inc. This third-annual event will take place on Saturday, June 6, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. at Washington & Jefferson College’s Olin Fine Arts Center, 285 E. Wheeling Street, Washington, PA  15301. Reception with the performers will follow the […]

UPDATED: Free Summer Things To Do In Pgh 2015 Edition

Free Things To Do

Time for the annual round-up of free (or low-cost) things to do in Pittsburgh this summer. This is by no means comprehensive, just a sample of things we like to do or things that we’ve heard about from friends.   NEW this summer is Art City USA which is a pop-up, city-sized public arts festival […]

Enter to win Jackie from Ciara

Ciara Album Giveaway

  Enter to win Jackie from Ciara! JACKIE the new album from international superstar and “Queen of Dance” CIARA Including the emotional hit single “I Bet” and “Dance Like We’re Making Love” Available NOW: http://smarturl.it/CiaraJackie http://onlyciara.com http://facebook.com/ciaramusic http://twitter.com/ciara http://instagram.com/ciara Enter to win! 1. Leave a comment. 2. You must be 18 or older to win […]

This Is How Food Stamps Benefit ALL Farmers Market Customers

A terrific program designed to help neighbors use their food stamps – SNAP – at local farmers markets has a wonderful benefit for all of us: the option to use our debit/credit cards at the same markets. Fresh Access Food Bucks offers SNAP recipients a chance to redeem their benefits for tokens that can be […]