50+ Pittsburgh Ways to Honor the 50th Legacy of Stonewall #PghPride

Stonewall 50th Anniversary Pittsburgh

The legacy of Stonewall’s 50th Anniversary is hotly contested, revised, and yet still remains vitally important to all of us LGBTQ people. I decided to create a list of 50 events and actions you can take to honor that legacy. These are not in any particular ranking nor chronological order. This list is meant to […]

Amy Ray Band Coming to Pittsburgh, June 4 at Club Cafe

Amy Ray Pittsburgh

  We’ve got AMY RAY of the Indigo Girls coming to town. Ray and her ace band will be in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, June 4 at Club Cafe touring for her acclaimed release, HOLLER.  Still thriving as one half of GRAMMY-winning folk duo Indigo Girls, Ray explores her Georgia roots  for a timely roots rock album that — as always with her — […]

Review: Indecent at the Pittsburgh Public Theater is Mesmerizing

It feels really important to clarify that I am not a theater critic. This is my feedback and perspective on the production of Indecent at the Pittsburgh Public Theater. It is running through May 19, 2019. So right off the bat I’m going to send you to read my Pittsburgh Current colleague Ted Hoover’s actual review […]

‘Indecent’ at Pittsburgh Public Theater Highlights Lesbian Love Story

Pittsburgh Public Theater Indecent

This looks to be a fascinating play with a powerful lesbian storyline making its Pittsburgh premiere at Pittsburgh Public Theater this weekend. The larger play is framed around an actual historical production of another play God of Vengeance. Our review will be posted early next week. Pittsburgh Public Theater is proud to present the Pittsburgh […]

Pittsburgh Underground [Queer] Film Festival – This Weekend!

The 3rd annual PUFF weekend is in a new locale at KST’s Alloy Studios, 5530 Penn Avenue. A weekend of films, panels, parties, and the Assemble + PUFF QUEER ART & COMMUNITY MARKETPLACE. On April 26, at 7:30pm, PUFF opens with the regional premiere of KNIFE+HEART, a wry slasher film set in Paris, 1979, where […]

Tig, Ellen, and Hannah Walked Onto a Stage … and Wanda is Next

Recently, we decided to watch Ellen DeGeneres’ stand-up special on Netflix. Titled Relatable, we were so inspired by our lesbian sisterhood to watch the Tig Notaro special Happy to be Here. After that, we looked at one another and used our sapphic bond to agree that of course we must re-watch the Hannah Gatsby special Nanette  […]

Q&A with Dale Lazarov, a Gay Puerto Rican Comic Book Writer and Poet

Dale Lazarov 3 Rivers Comic Con

A few months ago,  my friend Joe Wos told me about his friend, Dale, a comic creator also known as the Stan Lee of Gay. Of course, I was interested and it turns out that Dale is coming to Pittsburgh May 11-12 for 3 Rivers Comic Con, so we set up a  chat. Dale is […]

Q&A with Queer Owned Rickert & Beagle Books in Dormont

Rickert & Beagle Books

Your Name: Christy Pluto (nee Rickert) Your Age: 42 Your Pronouns: She/ Her Your Affiliation with Rickert & Beagle Owner How do you describe your identity? Queer, cis. Please tell us about your very first impression of Pittsburgh: My first impression of Pittsburgh was coming over one of the bridges at night, on my way […]

Proud to be the Official Social Media Sponsor for the ReelQ Film 2019 Events

Social Media Sponsor Pittsburgh Events

I’m very pleased that our blog will be the Official Social Media Sponsor for the 2019 ReelQ events. We’ve worked with ReelQ in the past and have a marvelous appreciation for their important work. Our collaboration will include film previews, our unique Q&A’s, and lots of other surprises. And if you are interested into tapping […]

Peanuts Worldwide Sends Cease and Desist Orders to John Placek, Worthington-West View Fire Department Over Racist Billboard

Franklin Armstrong Peanuts

Earlier in the month, we reported that the owner of a billboard displaying racist content in Worthington, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania had added an image featuring characters from the Peanuts comic strip. The image included characters Charlie Brown and Franklin Armstong with altered dialogue in which Franklin described Charlie Brown as a racist after he admitted […]