Happy Birthday To Me; Send My Present to The White House

I was so energized by the President’s stellar performance last night – defending MY family – that I set up a little fundraiser. Can you help me celebrate my 42nd birthday (Oct 22) with a modest $5 donation? That’s all I ask – the cost of treating me to a cup of coffee or a […]

Spirit Day – Oct 19

This Friday marks Spirit Day– a day when allies wear purple to speak out against bullying and support LGBTQ youth. You can learn more by visiting the Spirit Day page at GLAAD. Why is this important? Well, today I learned that a young girl in a local school took her life and I have to […]

Post-Gazette Reminds Us That Most LGBT PA Residents Can Be Fired For Being Gay

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

It is always worth repeating this mantra – we can be fired based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. The Post-Gazette took some time to do this. In nearly 70% of the state, there is no protection. Your boss can fire you for being gay. Your landlord can refuse to renew your lease. […]

Sharing Our Communities With Our Homeless Neighbors

Where and how we provide basic support to our homeless neighbor is a NIMBY battle dating back to the day of separate entrances and so forth. And the recent failure on the part of City residents to embrace their most vulnerable neighbors reflects the fact that the private safety net is a total illusion and […]

United Way in Harrisburg Will No Longer Fund Boy Scouts

This is interesting and perhaps a sign of things to come …  The United Way of the Capital Region says it will stop distributing funds to the Boy Scouts council for south-central Pennsylvania unless the group allows memberships for openly gay scouts. The charity’s board of directors on Friday voted not to renew its partnership […]

Dan Savage vs. Brian Brown: The Dinner Table Debate – Video

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Here’s the video from the dinner table debate between LGBTQ columnist and activist Dan Savage and the president of the National Organization for Marriage, Brian Brown. http://youtu.be/oG804t0WG-c  

Celebrate Second Parent Adoption in PA! Ten Years!

The Chick-fil-A Post

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Over a two year period, Chick-fil-A donated $5 million to organizations that have clear-cut anti-gay agendas and/or promote and honor individuals who are avowedly anti-gay by honoring them with awards, etc. Let’s be clear. These organizations have anti-gay agendas. They lobby against our rights – they fight hate crimes bills, they fight bullying programs, they […]

God Hates Fracks

Witty sign from a Marcellus Shale protest …      

Chick-Fil-A Didn’t Invent Discrimination