Pitt

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I have yet to blog on Pitt’s absurd and dangerous decision to impose “bathroom rules” on their trans students, staff, faculty and guests. I have been gathering some information both in terms of how to best help our trans sisters and brothers be safe and to figure out … well, the possible motivation. I would […]

Please Vote For Us

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

We are pleasantly surprised to be finalists for multiple categories in the Keystone Alliance Gaylife Newsletter awards … muc thanks for your votes during the semi-finalist round. We’d love your vote in this final round. Ballots are due by April 15 – email gaylifenewsletter@yahoo.com Please take a look at all of the categories. I’d particularly […]

In The Life Media – Becoming Me focuses on transgender children

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

This is an excellent episode … http://youtu.be/IxzKlPVceWg   And here’s a great accompanying piece from Huffington Post from the mom of a transgender girl.

Texas High School Anti-Bullying Video – Great!

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

http://youtu.be/waAqJ6727Hk

Pgh to form AIDS Task Force

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I was pleased to read that Councilman Corey O’Connor is the driving force behind a Task Force to focus on HIV and AIDS. He’s joined by six local organizations, including Shepherd Wellness Center. Executive Director Scott Peterman had this to say about the committee: “I hate to say it, but I believe that HIV and […]

Allegheny County LGBT Employees Will Qualify for Domestic Partner Benefits in April

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

what a great idea!   http://www.postgazette.com/pg/12063/1214223-455.stm

Its Okay Because My Friend is Gay #FAIL

Reprinted from Bilerico.com This morning a friend contacted me to share her disgust hat a local radio program was doing a sketch bit about “trannies” – it seems that they were guessing the biological gender of a photo array of sex workers. Yep, that’s what passes for morning entertainment in Pittsburgh. Before you ask, yes, I did contact […]

Washington Equalizes Marriage

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Congratulations to our sisters and brothers in Washington State and across the land who have worked to achieve this victory. A move is already underway to put this on the ballot. I strongly urge you to watch this video of Governor Gregoire’s comments, among others. The Governor’s Comments – Good morning. Welcome! Thank you, Ed […]

NYU Freshman Takes on Chick-Fil-A

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

This young woman takes NYU to task for hosting an openly anti-gay corporation (Chick-Fil-A) on their campus while purporting to be pro-diversity. Can’t have it both ways. But my FAVORITE thing is this excerpt from the press release: Within a few days of launching her campaign, Dworkoski had recruited hundreds of supporters on Change.org, the world’s fastest growing […]

James Clementi, Tyler’s Brother, Speaks Out About LGBT Youth Suicide

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

This is from Anderson Cooper’s show on CNN. (h/t Bilerico) httpv://youtu.be/0L04E-f1bGc   It is interesting that James talks about resiliency without using that word.  It seems that we as a society have a “suck it up” mentality when it comes to bullying and it is true that kids need to learn coping skills because bullying […]