Rent Captain Marvel on Amazon Prime This Week!

Laura is going to see the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra tonight with our friend Sarah. I might rent Captain Marvel from Amazon where it is on SALE for $3.99 for a HD rental and that can be stored for up to 30 days. Not bad, not bad. If you click on this image to rent or […]

Drag Artist Jade Elektra Wows Toronto AIDS Vigil with Her Version of ‘Undetectable’

Photo of Jade Elektra 'Undetectable'

This weekend, our Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is hosting a tribute to Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole. Their songbook is on my mind or in my ear, I suppose. So this video caught my eye when I was browsing My Fab Disease: Mark S. King writes After performing the song publicly once or twice, Jade […]

Slight Name Change, Still Lots of Cats and Cat Ladies – Meet Jewel! #PghCatLadies

Collage of Adoptable Cat Jewel

Last week, we launched a new feature promoting an adoptable cat from Pittsburgh C.A.T. the organization that is helping us with our #kittencaboodle of five kittens. That feature has been slightly revised – it is a work in progress. I am now calling it Pgh Cat Ladies and that will cover many facets of our actual […]

The Daily Show Chose Pittsburgh to Explore How Corporations Capitalize on Pride Month

Jaboukie Young-White Pittsburgh Pride

This aired Tuesday night on Comedy Central. Trevor Noah sent correspondent (we love those!) Jaboukie Young-White to explore issues around corporatization of Pride and the LGBTQ community. I’m shaking my head about the Delta Foundation trying to spin this (and the interview) as anything but a condemnation of their activities. LOL. How could they not […]

What I Think Allegheny County Should Do to Hold Police Accountable BEFORE They Are Hired

Police Accountability

Just my personal $.02 here. One issue that arises repeatedly when we are discussing police officers who kill civilians is the failure to ‘catch’ the cops who move from police department to police department because of discipline issues or misconduct or just because they are not good cops. There are two sides to this problem […]

Deb, 60, is a Lesbian Who Wants to Preserve Western PA Gay History #AMPLIFY

Queer lesbian Elder

  Name: Deb Age: 60 County of Residence: I live in California now, but was born in Allegheny Co and raised in Clearfield County and went to college in Butler County Pronouns: her How do you describe your identity? Queer, lesbian Please describe your coming out experience. Where did you find support? What challenges did you face? I was home […]

Win a Pair of Tickets to see @PghSymphony Pops Season Finale ‘Nat & Natalie’ #Giveaway

PIttsburgh Symphony Orchestra Unforgettable

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestras PNC Pops season finale is coming up, June 21-23 at Heinz Hall with “Nat & Natalie: Unforgettable” The voice: so smooth, so clear, so cool. The hits: so many – “Too Young,” “Nature Boy,” “Get Your Kicks,” “Mona Lisa” and many, many more! Conductor Byron Stripling is joined by Denzal Sinclaire and Dee […]

Enter for a chance to win the Shout! Factory’s Pride month collectible edition Blu-rays!

To Wong Fu Thanks fOr Everything Giveaway

In honor of this year’s LGBTQ Pride Month, Shout! Factory is proud to present an eclectic slate of pop culture-defining movies arriving for the first time on Blu-ray. On May 28, the hysterical and often heartfelt road-trip comedy TO WONG FOO, THANKS FOR EVERYTHING! JULIE NEWMAR, starring Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, John Leguizamo and Stockard Channing was released on […]

Zoe Spears, 23, is the 10th Black Trans Woman Murdered in the US in 2019

Zoe Spears Transgender

The heartache of her friends and loved ones was raging throughout Facebook today. The news that 23-year-old Zoe Spears had been found by police responding to a welfare check just before midnight on Thursday, June 13 in the Fairmount Heights section of Prince George’s County, Maryland, close to the D.C. line. Zoe had sustained multiple […]

The #KittenCaboodle Update Pride Edition

KittenCaboodle

Head’s up dear readers – I’m an official Amazon influencer and I have to figure out how that works. So links for items that I recommend will take you to my Amazon storefront. If you buy stuff through those links, I get a wee bit. Like a referral fee. I’m still figuring this out. So […]