Enter to win a digital download of “NEW” remixes from Daya!

“NEW” the hit single from multi-platinum, Grammy winning artist DAYA Win a special digital download card with “NEW” remixes by Ryan Riback and Mokita & GOLDHOUSE! “NEW” is available now: http://smarturl.it/ NewDaya theofficialdaya.com Facebook.com/theofficialdaya Instagram.com/daya Twitter.com/daya Rulez You can enter as many giveaways as you like, but you can only win once every 30 days. You should […]

LGBTQ Women Wonderland Winter Concert Highlights Female Hip-Hop, R&B, & Rap Artists from Pittsburgh

I read about the The 1st Annual LGBTQ Women Wonderland Winter Concert on Facebook, a line-up of all LGBTQ female and nonbinary performers. I was intrigued so I listened to a few of the featured artists and reached out to Kasey Hicks for a quick chat. (I can’t get Jennifair’s Sugar out of my mind, video […]

Updated: Metcalfe Doesn’t Like Male Colleagues Touching Him

He doesn’t want to be touched by other men. He is a married heterosexual and he had no qualms announcing so during debate on a land use bill by the PA House Committee on State Government. That’s our Daryl Metcalfe.  And he’s officially heterosexual. Representative Matt Bradford, the ranking Democrat on the committee, was seated […]

Jennifer is 40, Bisexual, and a Fan of Sara Lance #AMPLIFY

  Name: Jennifer Lynn Age: 40 County of Residence: Allegheny County. Went to college in Greene County and lived in Montgomery County, MD for a few years. Pronouns: she/her How do you describe your identity? bisexual Please describe your coming out experience. Where did you find support? What challenges did you face? I was lucky enough to receive support from my […]

Holiday Shows at Pittsburgh Theaters, Santa Claus Visits ‘Burgh Vivant

Always a good time for some festive performances. Here’s a few that look terrific to us. Carnegie Stage The Carols  Dec. 7-9 @ 8:00pm, Dec 9&10 @ 3:00 pm Dec. 14-16 @ 8:00 pm, Dec. 16&17 @ 3:00 pm Tickets range from $5-30 It’s Christmastime in 1944. War is raging and, here at home, a […]

US Supreme Court Leaves Stand Texas High Court Ruling Undermining Marriage Equality

Domestic Partner Benefits

This is a nightmare scenario for me. I am not being histrionic, or perhaps I am being consistent with the histrionic level I’ve been maintaining on domestic partner benefits since 2014.  The US Supreme Court has let stand a Texas Supreme Court  ruling that there is no established right to spousal benefits in same-sex marriages. […]

Local LGBTQ Links We’ve Been Reading This Week

Links you should read Chris Potter at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette covers the HRC response to a position paper from Republican gubernatorial candidate Paul Mango. Mango taps into the ‘lightning rod’ issue of bathroom access for the transgender and GNC communities. Cyd Zeigler at OUTSports explores the lack of public statement from Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin on […]

I’m Having a Hysterectomy and Stigma Won’t Stop Me From Talking About It

lesbian hysterectomy

Why am I writing about my uterus? Stigma around menstrual health and reproductive health are rampant, even in 2017. Stigma kills us and keeps us locked in cycles of pain. Stigma increases our susceptibility to cancer and other life threatening conditions. Stigma erodes our quality of life and the quality of our sex lives. In early […]