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 […]

It is NOT Okay Because Your Friend is Gay …

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Just a quick link to my most recent post to Bilerico.com. It is about playing the “I have gay friends” card to justify a lack of professionalism in the media. http://www.bilerico.com/2012/02/its_okay_because_my_friend_is_gay_fail.php

15 New Jersey Girl Speaks OUT for Her Fathers – Go Madison

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Washington is poised to legalize marriage equality. New Jersey is in hot debate over that very topic. Garden State Equality has the latest.  In the Garden State, lawmakers are working to lock down the number of votes needed to override Gov. Chris Christie’s expected veto of a bill permitting gay marriage. New Jersey Democrats believe they have […]