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Every story raises the visibility of LGBTQ experiences in Western PA. 

AMPLIFY is a storytelling project, a community art project and a historical archive project sharing the lived experiences of LGBTQ neighbors in Western Pennsylvania from 2015-2020. Contributors use an online form to answer questions about their lives and those contributions are published as individual blog posts without being edited, modified or altered.* These are the true stories of our neighbors in their own words.

 

 

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Click here for more information on the 26 county region of Western PA and the LGBTQ neighbors who have ties to those counties.

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Click here to read Issue #1 of the AMPLIFY zine (Click here for a copy to download and print)

AMPLIFY

The concept is straightforward. Use the Q&A format to amplify the lived experiences of individuals whose lives are not often highlighted in traditional media.

Read the published Q&A’s here

(More are coming every week.)

Goals

  • To explore the realities of our LGBTQ neighbors in their own words so as to better understand how their identities impact their day to day lives.
  • To identify barriers they face in day to day life, including discrimination and bias.
  • To identify how they contribute to a thriving region, including what unique strengths they bring to the table.
  • To connect with all 26 counties in Western Pennsylvania and identify resources, services and supports that may not be widely known, again in the voices and realities of the LGBTQ folks living there.

How to participate

  • You can complete the survey here  Note – the online Q&A uses a google form so you cannot save your answers (without a lengthy convoluted hack explanation.) Be sure to leave the tab open until you are finished.
  • I will send you a printed version of the Q&A if you would prefer to fill it out by hand. Contact me at pghlesbian at gmail.
  • I am speaking to groups and hoping to attend events throughout the 26 counties. Please contact me if you would like a speaker or more information to share with your members. This can include PFLAG, GSA meetings, book clubs, bowling groups, etc.

To learn more about my professional qualifications, please visit my LinkedIn profile.


Read the published Q&A’s here

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Below is a reverse chronological list of the AMPLIFY Q&A’s

  1. Shawn, 41, identifies as a gay/queer/bear/cub/ethical slut
  2. Bob, 24, is an autistic butch non binary lesbian. This is their story.
  3. Flip, 32, Describes Rural & Urban Life as a Pansexual, Queer Man 
  4. Rachael, 21, Describes Bisexual Life in Rural Western PA 
  5. Anonymous, 46, is a Lesbian Who Chooses Not to Be Involved in the Pittsburgh LGBTQ Community 
  6. Lisa Moondrop, 33, Has a Voice as a Bisexual Person in Western Pennsylvania 
  7. Laura, 56, is a Lesbian Who Wants to Shine a Spotlight on LGBTQ History, Issues
  8. Jessica, 38, is a Cis Lesbian Who Came Out Later in Life 
  9. Priya, 24, Identifies as an Aromantic, Asexual Indian American College Student
  10. a. drift arguello, 41, identifies as an autistic, queer, apache mexican,artist
  11. Chris, 22, is a Gay Man Who is Out, Proud, and Never Looking Back
  12. Deb, 60, is a Lesbian Who Wants to Preserve Western PA Gay History #AMPLIFY
  13. Eli, 37, is a Queer Bisexual, Trans Man, and Small Business Owner #AMPLIFY
  14. QT is a 28 year old cis, white, queer female with ties to rural Western Pennsylvania
  15. Anastasia, 55, is a Woman Who Identifies as a White Trans Lesbian in Pittsburgh
  16. Eli, 41, is a Feminist Trans Man Describing Queer Life in Pittsburgh
  17. bee Revisits 60+ Years of Her Feminist Lesbian Experiences in Pittsburgh 
  18. Maria, 37, is a Queer Trans Latinx Challenging Us To Be Better Trans Allies 
  19. Madelyne, 19, Shares Her Story as a Lesbian Growing Up in Johnstown
  20. Sarah, 38, Talks Transitioning in Her Rural Pennsylvania Community 
  21. Helen, 32, is a Lesbian, Immigrant, Irish Comedian Living in Pittsburgh 
  22. Jason, 38, Talks About Workplace Discrimination as a White Gay Man 
  23. Bill, 62, is a Gay Man Being Visible in Mercer County 
  24. Joslyn, 22, is a Trans Female Concerned About LGBTQ Mental Health Supports 
  25. Maxwell, 22, is a Queer Trans Man from McKean County 
  26. Rene, 48, is a Lesbian from Mercer County who wants to belong 
  27. Ehrrin, 45, identifies as a white cis fat queer femme dyke in Pittsburgh 
  28. Maria Talks Lesbian Life in the North Hills of Pittsburgh 
  29. Suzanne, 39, never felt that honoring her orientation was even an option 
  30. Leo, 24, Fears the Erasure of Nonbinary/Bisexual/Pansexual/Asexual/Demi Narratives in the Queer Community 
  31. Ashley, 18, is a Bisexual/Queer Woman Attending College in Allegheny County 
  32. Ian, 27, is a Gay Trans Man Resisting Gender Expectations
  33. Jenna,19, is Proud of Her Lesbian Identity 
  34. Stephen, 36, is a Gay Male Gaymer in Armstrong County 
  35. Meg, 34, Wants to Make an Impact With Grace 
  36. Carla, 39, Identifies as a Bisexual, Non-Binary Scientist and Educator 
  37. Allie, 51, Talks Living as a Trans Woman in Washington County
  38. Eric, 35, is a Gay Man Who Has Learned to Live With Microaggressions
  39. Hutch, 57, Marched With Harvey Milk and Knows We Have Miles To Go 
  40. Jay, 27, Discusses Challenges of Being a Straight Trans Man 
  41. Louie, 50, Identifies as Queer, Pansexual, & Kinky 
  42. Kat, 33, Shares Her Story as a Trans Woman to Find Some Peace 
  43. Paul, 61, Marched in Pittsburgh’s First Gay Pride March in 1973 
  44. Brian, 32, is Trans, Nonbinary, and Queer in Westmoreland County 
  45. Madi Scull, 20, Identifies as a Nonbinary, Asexual Lesbian 
  46. Lange, 41, is a Queer Single-Parent in Pittsburgh 
  47. Hansen, 20, is an Unapologetic Queer Filmmaker 
  48. Kyle, 22, is a Bisexual, Vegetarian from Crawford County
  49. Jess, 22, is a Poly, Bisexual Woman in Pittsburgh
  50. Madison, 40, is a Pansexual, Trans Woman Who Loves Pittsburgh
  51. Rae, 48, is a Pansexual Trans Woman Living in Allegheny County
  52. Mahogany LaPiranHa, 38, is a 6‘4“ androgynous African-American badass 
  53. Rain, 42, is a Gay Woman in Pittsburgh
  54. He’s a cisgender polyamorous bisexual guy, but nobody asks
  55. Joseph, 28, is a HIV+ queer and gay man in Pittsburgh
  56. Winter, 18, Identifies as a Genderquestioning Bisexual Person
  57. Dezmanian, 28, is a Black Man Who Happens to be Gay 
  58. Dakota, 27, Wants You to Support Queer Activists & Queer Art 
  59. Lissa, 28, Identifies as Genderfluid, Grey Ace, and Poly
  60. Kool Kase, 32, is a Black Lesbian at Peace With Herself
  61. Sam, 28, is a Genderqueer Artist in Pittsburgh 
  62. Jennifer is 40, Bisexual, and a Fan of Sara Lance 
  63. Reece, 31, Grew up in Southern Virginia, but Found LGBTQ Connections in Pittsburgh
  64. Tara, 24, is a Femme, Queer Human 
  65. Michael, 50, is a Gay Man Who Lives Without Shame 
  66. Dan, 36, is a Bisexual Man in Pittsburgh Who Wants to Build a Better World 
  67. Ben, 30, Wants All Gay White Men to Learn To Take a Step Back 
  68. Rachel, 24, Asks Where Are Our Out, Queer Women Role Models in Pittsburgh? 
  69. Laura, 42, is a Bisexual Mom in Pittsburgh 
  70. Brad, 33, is a Gay, Black Man Who Does Charity Work as a Sister of Perpetual Indulgence 
  71. Tracey, 58, is a Queer Mother Parenting Nonbinary Children 
  72. Bebe Beretta, 27, is Nonbinary, Genderfluid, and Wants More LGBTQ Folks to Connect
  73. Dave, 33, Identifies as a Queer, recovering Gay White Man 
  74. Helen, 51, Came Out as Bisexual in the Army National Guard
  75. Meg, 28, is Nonbinary, Genderqueer, Polyamorous, and Pansexual
  76. Keith, 48, is a Gay, White Man Using Marriage Equality for Teachable Moments in North Carolina 
  77. Hilary, 44, Works Hard to Boost Pansexual Identity in Erie County
  78. Lisa, 47, is a Bi Woman Trying to Find Community in Pittsburgh
  79. Amy, 46, is Bi in Pittsburgh, But Not Really Out
  80. Alexia, 40, is Bisexual, Transgender, and Loves Pittsburgh
  81. Jez, 50, Came Out As Trans in 1985 in Rural Washington County
  82. Morgan, 31, is a Black, Bisexual, Queer, Polyamorous Woman & Mother
  83. Kelsey, 22, Talks Lesbian Life in Elk County 
  84. Tristan, 28, is Gay, Mexican-American, a Comedian and Writer and Drag Queen 
  85. Pastor Reed, 48, Puts a Face and Name to Being a Gay Christian
  86. Carmen is 42, Bisexual, and Resonates With Genderfluid Identity
  87. Jamaica, 41, is Bisexual and Wants the Pgh Queer Community to Have a Voice
  88. Luna, 25, is a Poly, Gender fluid, Queer Performance Artist 
  89. Bobbi Jo, 63, is a Transgender Lesbian in Indiana County
  90. Roxxie Thunder, 27, is a Glittery Pansexual Femme from Beaver County 
  91. Maya, 20, Identifies as a Black Queer Fat Femme Woman 
  92. Mindy, 42, Lives Semi-Open as Trans in Rural Elk County
  93. Katie, 25, Identifies as Puerto Rican, White, Cis-Female and Lesbian
  94. Dylan, 28, is a Queer, Autistic Transgender Man
  95. Angie, 32: Out, Loud, and Proud Black Pansexual Mom
  96. Krista, 28, Lives in Washington, PA as a Pansexual Woman
  97. August, 46, Feels Separate as a Black Gay Man 
  98. Tanha, 36, is a Queer, Bisexual Woman in Erie 
  99. Joel, 35, is Gay, a Trans Guy, Polyamorous, Christian, Parent, & Husband 
  100. Chrissy, 40, Wants LGBTQ Folks to Educate One Another With a Sense of Humor 
  101. Lora, 33, Talks About Coming Out, Family Support, & LGBTQ Narratives
  102. Selene, 60, is genderfluid, pansexual, femme-presenting, neuroqueer and more
  103. Scott, 53, is a Gay Man Exploring Transition & Identity Anew 
  104. Marcia, 58, is Cisgender, Lesbian & Slightly Gender Nonconforming
  105. Seth, 21, Came Out as Bi and Trans Via Power Point 
  106. Krissy, 34, Talks About Step Parenting as a Bisexual Woman 
  107. Rev Leonard, 37, is a Black same-gender loving freedom fighter – #200
  108. Wendi, 31, Describes Being a Trans Ally in Her Workplace
  109. Chica Discusses Her Bisexuality to Show Solidarity 
  110. Brandon, 23, Identifies as a Pansexual Genderqueer Male
  111. Angela is a Queer Mother & Intersectional Feminist
  112. Tyler, 18, is a Pansexual Trans Man in Erie
  113. Chris, 40, is an Aspie Queer Girl With Some Kinks
  114. Bi and Demi, Kristen Wants You to Get Uncomfortable With Your Privilege 
  115. Caiolin, 56, is Just Another Woman Who Happens To Be Trans
  116. Regina, 33, Finds Comfort in Lesbian Ambiguity
  117. Megan, 22, is a Bisexual Woman Using Her Voice To Grow Her Community
  118. Ally, 20, Describes Her Fluid Sexual Orientation 
  119. Maddy, 23, is Queer and Gender Nonconforming in Allegheny County 
  120. Jason, 42, aka Miss Thea Trix Spreads a Positive Vibe in the Mon Valley
  121. Jesse, 28, Helps To Build New LGBTQ Community Supports in Mercer County 
  122. Sean, 29, Wants to Change the LGBT Climate in Western Pennsylvania 
  123. Emily, 40, Talks About LGBTQ Visibility, Intersectionality & Resiliency 
  124. James, 54, Is a Gay Pittsburgh Dad Living in Texas
  125. Kyle Discusses Privilege & Perception of Gay, White, Cisgender Men
  126. Shari, 57, Wants More Inclusivity & Power for QTPOC
  127. Leo, 42, is a Bi Man in Erie County Who Wants to be Heard
  128. Laura, 44, is a Lesbian Mom in Fayette County 
  129. Dawn, 33, Describes Life as a Trans Woman in Westmoreland County 
  130. Emma, 28, Keeps Her Queer Eyes Open in Pittsburgh
  131. Ravenna, 37, Pansexual Trans Woman Living in the Allegheny County Suburbs 
  132. Vanessa, 31, Describes Her Transition & Life as Pansexual in Washington County
  133. Tara, 29, Describes Life in the Shenango Valley as a Bisexual Woman  ** #175
  134. Lav, 29, a Queer Trans Gender Non Binary Mermaid Witch Warrior 
  135. Vi, 24, Is Very Concerned About Trans Health Issues in Pittsburgh 
  136. Mitch, 27, Describes Life in Butler County as a Gay Man
  137. Kierra Darshell is Pittsburgh’s First Lady of Drag
  138. Alexa, 22, Talks About Acceptance as a Bisexual Woman
  139. Ira, 30, Identifies as Pansexual, Genderqueer and Possibly Agender 
  140. Lavi, 29, is Trans Queer Bi and Wants Your Respect & Support
  141. Ciora, 27, Says Trans People Have the Strength of Two Souls
  142. Anonymous, 30, Wants More Visibility for the Pansexual Community 
  143. Janet, 66, is Bisexual, Cisgender and Gender Nonconforming
  144. Dominic, 18, Is a Bisexual Man Finding His Comfort Zone in College 
  145. Dean Sees Queer Struggles as Stories of Strength
  146. Brian, 29, Wants the LGBTQ Community to Address Social Isolation
  147. Morgan, 21, Hasn’t Met Other Openly Gay Suburban Couples 
  148. Hayley, 46, Wants To Keep That Pride Feeling Year Round #160
  149. Brian, 35, ‘It’s okay to be who you want’ 
  150. Jim, 63, Reminds Us That Environmental Issues Are Queer Issues
  151. Kitteh, 27, ‘The Door Is Open But I’m Still Sitting on the Floor of the Closet’
  152. Samantha, 44, Wants Better Health Choices for the Trans Community
  153. ‘Your Story Can Heal’ Says Rain, 26
  154. Jill, 48, Has Ties to Allegheny, Washington and Westmoreland Counties
  155. Caitlyn 51, Lives Her Authentic Self as a Trans Woman in Erie 
  156. Melissa, 23, is Androgymous and Queer in Butler County
  157. Delilah, 31, Finds Trans Community on Twitter
  158. Jamie, 52, Celebrates the Queer Tribe Rising
  159. Jessica, 28, is Resisting Bisexual Erasure in Pittsburgh
  160. Benjamin, 35, is a Cis Gay Man Who Came Out Four Times
  161. Chi Chi, 47, Lives Her Version of Latina, Queer and Spiritual
  162. Jay, 33, Says Stories Are Part of Queer Liberation
  163. Cheryl, 42, Wants Us To See Everyone in the LGBTQ Community
  164. Dave on Coming Out and Being Out in Cambria County
  165. Avery is a Bisexual, Latino Tran Man in Cambria County
  166. Eileen, 52, Reflects on the Awakening of Her LGBTQ Community  (142)
  167. Rach, 36, Loves a Girl in Armstrong County
  168. Kim, 40, Mother, Pansexual and Mexican-American in Washington County
  169. Kay, 27: Not Ashamed of the Reality of Me
  170. Heidi, 28, Learned That It’s Okay To Be A LGBT Christian
  171. Mel, 40: Bi, Queer and Pan Folk Don’t Always Speak in a Gay or Lesbian Voice
  172. Mitch, 52, Believes in The Power of Movies to Create Community
  173. alexis, 29, talks compensation & community for marginalized lgbtq neighbors 
  174. Camellia, 30, is a Lesbian, Soon-to-be Wife, and Momma 
  175. Staci, 52, Wants More Representation for the Bi Community
  176. Rachel, 30, Is In The Process of Coming Out as Bisexual
  177. Bill, 52, is a Gay Man Living in a Small Town in Cambria County
  178. Patricia, 41, Does Not Feel Safe as a Trans Woman in Her Urban Pgh Suburb
  179. Mariah, 38, Wants More Support for Westmoreland LGBTQ Neighbors 
  180. Norman, 67, is a Gay Black Male of African Descent
  181. Wes, 44: Queer Trans Man, Parent Wants You To Know That He Exists
  182. Lisa Believes Being Out and Honest is ‘Like Flying’
  183. Sueno, 33, Adds Her Particular Color of the Rainbow to the #AMPLIFY Narrative
  184. Maggio, 28, is Unapologetically a Bi-sexual Queer Feminist Scholar
  185. Ben, 29, is Proud to be a Queer Pittsburgher
  186. Martha, 52, is a Gay Woman Spending Her Whole Life Coming Out
  187. Naheen, 29, is a Gay Black Male Who Feels Confident in Himself 
  188. Mia Donna Has a Wild Happy Life as a Pansexual Polyamorous Person
  189. RevDrRay, 49, Believes LGBTQ Folks Deserve Strong & Powerful ‘Spiritual’ Life
  190. Sara, 28, Single Mom, Agnostic Jew, and Queer in Ohio
  191. Shain is 32, grew up in Mercer County and now lives in NYC
  192. Bobby, 50, Queer Trans Guy, White Anti-Racism Activist
  193. Diane, 56, Is Asexual With Lesbian Leanings and a Writer
  194. Pixie, 26, is Androgynous, Non-binary, Genderqueer and Lesbian, But Identifies as Pixie
  195. Tylor, 30, is a Pansexual Trans Man Who Wants Better for Young People
  196. Nayck, 50, Identifies as a Black, Gay, Domini-rican in Pittsburgh
  197. Jill, 49, Wants Young LGBTQ People To Have a Safe Place to Go In Cambria County
  198. As a Gay Man, Ryan Wants More Scrutiny of Bath Houses and Non-Profits
  199. Dani Janae, 23, Identifies as a Black Femme Lesbian Poet & Trauma Survivor
  200. Jay, 54, Considers His Gay Identity Both Now and The
  201. Ama, 30, is a Girl Who Likes Girls and Who Likes Guys
  202. Austin, 30, is a Straight Trans Man from Washington County
  203. For Jodi’s Kids, Having Two Mothers Is Just a Fact of Life
  204. Char, 62, is a “Very Late Bloomer” Lesbian in Cambria County
  205. Minion Wants to Talk About What It Means to Be a Queer Black Futch Leathergirl
  206. Kim, 44, Say She Lost Her Job in Beaver County Because She’s a Lesbian
  207. Alissa, 34, is Just Another Girl in the Crowd in Lawrence County
  208. Carina, 18, Identifies as Plus Sized Monogamous Queer and Femme 
  209. John, 38, is a Johnstown Based LGBTQ Activist **#100
  210. Corvus Regrets the Lack of a Sober, Queer, Radical and Disability Friendly Community in Pgh
  211. KK Compares Small Town Michigan to Pittsburgh
  212. De, 49, is Concerned About LGBTQ Youth in Rural Western PA
  213. Joe Was Dragged Out of the Closet As A Young Man
  214. KD is a Gay Woman Who Chooses to be On the Periphery
  215. Sabrina, 50, Found New Friends When She Came Out as Trans
  216. Lela Wants Bisexual Voices To Be Heard
  217. Kevin, 38, Talks About Jack Kerouac, Senior Housing and Gay Crushes 
  218. Jus Hadiya Wants to Spread Education 
  219. Viva Valezz is a Queer Burlesque Performer Parenting a Gender Fluid Child
  220. Alyssa is First Generation Cuban American, Trans, Gender Nonconforming and from Beaver County
  221. Heather Refuses to Marginalize Herself as a Bisexual Woman
  222. As a Lesbian, Shelly Values Her Ties to Rural Indiana County
  223. Elliot is Bi, Trans and Wishes Westmoreland County Was Talking More About Queer Youth
  224. Gloria a Happy Black Lesbian
  225. Moira Describes the Toll of Gatekeeping on the Trans Community
  226. Sara, 35, On Her Reality as a Lesbian in Western Pennsylvania 
  227. Mark, 29, Talks About Gay Stereotypes in Pittsburgh
  228. Ade is Pansexual, Androgynous and Finds Comfort in Their UU Community
  229. Dinah Denmark: Lesbian, Jewish, Buddhist
  230. Jazmine, 46, Has Advice for LGB Allies to the Trans Community
  231. Niki Talks About Living as a Gender Queer Trans Woman in Pittsburgh
  232. Cavanaugh, 25, Talks About Genderflux Identify and the Value of Self-Care
  233. Jean Came Out as Bisexual After Retirement
  234. Kathi Wants To Connect with LGBTQ Elders in Rural Communities
  235. Casey, 38, Honors One Year Since Coming Out As a Gay Woman
  236. Roman Knows to the Depths of His Soul That He Is a Man #AMPLIFY
  237. Erin Answered These Questions to Challenge Bisexual Erasure
  238. Mair, 55, Came Out the Same Week As Ellen DeGeneres #AMPLIFY
  239. Derek On Life As a Gay Man With Asperger’s Syndrome #AMPLIFY
  240. Kaley is Trans, Queer and a Fan of Gender Outlaws
  241. Shaquanna Wants Families to Have Positive Conversations With LGBTQ Relatives
  242. Raven Has Not Told Anyone That She’s Pansexual Because She’s Afraid
  243. Walter Wants Western PA to Be More Vibrant, Tolerant and Diverse
  244. Janie From Brackenridge: Being Trans Limits Many Things
  245. Cat is Queer, Genderflued and Fully Out #AMPLIFY
  246. Jeff Hopes the LGBTQ Community Will Embrace a Common Queer Identity
  247. Jesse Talks About Living as a Trans Woman in a Culture of Fear
  248. Jess is a Lesbian Mother Who Wants More Family Friendly Resources
  249. Saintly Sinner is a Cisgender Lesbi Not So Flexible Black Biological Womyn
  250. Diane Discusses Being Belligerently Out in Pittsburgh
  251. Jaime From The ReelQ Film Festival Says Yep I’m Gay
  252. Scott Describes Life as a Gay Bear in Rural Armstrong County
  253. Claudette is a Non-Binary Queer Who Wants Us To See Beyond the L and the G #AMPLIFY
  254. Taylor Wants More LGBTQ Resources and Community Unity
  255. Alexandria is a Lesbian Artist Trying To Get Her Bearings
  256. Anonymous Grieves How Pittsburgh’s Gay and Lesbian Community Treats Bisexuals
  257. Erik Is a Cis White Working-Class Queer from Clearfield County
  258. Maria Wants You To Know a Family Like Hers #AMPLIFY
  259. Lyndsey Identifies as a Queer Genderfluid Lipstuck Butch
  260. Alex is a Black Trans Man Who Doesn’t Apologize For His Existence
  261. Mario Identifies As Queer Rustbelt Genderfluid Artist #AMPLIFY
  262. PJ Identifies as a Cis White Gay Man With a Twist of Genderqueer</a
  263. Ashe Believes To Be Queer Is To Be Yourself #AMPLIFY
  264. DJ Scott Is a Gay Black Man Full of Positive Vibes #AMPLIFY
  265. Kitty Is Out and Open as a Bisexual Trans Woman in Erie County #AMPLIFY
  266. Shawna on Her Unique Experience as a Lesbian in Indiana County #AMPLIFY
  267. Miss Erie Pride 2015: Embrace Who We Are Meant To Be #AMPLIFY
  268. Daniel Wants to See More Diverse Employers in Western Pennsylvania
  269. Alex Describes Erie’s LGBTQ Community as Live and Let Live
  270. David Talks About the State of Equality in Erie
  271. For Kristina, Being Out is Her Normal
  272. Bee Asks Where Single Parents Fit Into the LGBTQ Community
  273. Jessi is a Trans Lesbian Who Asks Questions
  274. Larry Traces His Coming Out to JFK and a Frat Brother
  275. Jesse Believes in the Power of [Trans]cendence
  276. Vic Lives Closeted in Westmoreland County
  277. Kayden Wants to Be Safe Holding Her Partner’s Hand in Pittsburgh
  278. Tony Believes Everyone in the LGBTQ Community Matters
  279. Brandon Believes Pittsburgh Should Have Better Trans Health Resources
  280. Cindy Has Been Fundraising for the GLCC for 14 Years
  281. Coley Claims to Be Invisible in Plain Sight
  282. Carmen is a Queer Black Womyn From Pittsburgh
  283. Darcell Hopes Everyone Will Find Love
  284. Sivynn Acknowledges That Some People Just Don’t Pay Attention to His Transition
  285. Amber Has Always Been Proud of Being OUT
  286. Shell is Proud of the Positive Impact of Pittsburgh Black Pride
  287. Gary Has Lived in Northwest and Southwest PA As An Openly Gay Man
  288. Patrouious Describes His Fears & Frustrations as a Trans Man in McKean County #AMPLIFY
  289. John is a Geeky, White, Cisgender, Queer, Pagan, Proletariat Hippie #AMPLIFY
  290. Skip Believes The Act of Coming Out Is a Continuous Process
  291. Sam Prefers the Ambiguity of Queer Identity to a Specific Label
  292. Jan Offers an Older Perspective on LGBTQ Pittsburgh
  293. Meg Is a Country Queer
  294. CJ Describes Living Stealth As A Trans Man
  295. Bob Is the First Openly Gay Elected Official In Northwestern PA
  296. Paula Speaks Out About Bi-Erasure and Bisexual Exclusion
  297. Joy KMT Values Intersectional Healing Spaces
  298. Katie-Anne Speaks As Two Spirited Bi Gendered Resident of Johnstown
  299. Twist Shares Their Life as Neuroqueer
  300. kelly emphasizes that ‘gay is not the totality of me’
  301. Gina Shares Her Truth With Those Who Deserve To Know
  302. Donna Met a Female Impersonator Who Made a Lasting Impression
  303. Joyce Believes Tolerance Is Not Acceptance
  304. Mike Talks About the Privileges of Living in Erie as a Gay Man
  305. Rashod Is An Unapologetic Trans Man of Color
  306. Tara Wants Us To Talk About Intersectionality

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