Q&A with Phat Man Dee About Her Pride Month Tribute to Billy Strayhorn

Name: Phat Man DeePronouns: she / her  How do you describe your identity?Cis gender female  You are celebrating Pride Month with a tribute to Billy Strayhorn. Why? I was inspired to produce this concert because his music and life have always been such a great source of inspiration to myself and so many creative souls […]

Stop Giving ‘Ammonite’ a Bad Rap

Ammonite Mary Anning

What lucky queers we are to have so many movies to compare and contrast this year. From the spirited debates between #TeamHarper and #TeamRiley over the film The Happiest Season to the secondary gay couple in that other holiday movie, plus still talking about David Rose wedding. Let me stick up for an underdog, the […]

Could Jonathan Capehart AND TIffany Cross Fill the AM Joy Shoes on MSNBC?

MSNBC AM Joy Host Replacement

I love this show and have been watching this time slot since the Melissa Harris Perry days when I was introduced to the show by then blogger Pam Spaulding. It has been my go-to since then and I can say with absolute confidence that I am a better human being, a better blogger, and better […]

Guest Post by Ava: Five Queer Modern Artists to Follow on Instagram

Queer Artists to Follow on Instagram

Our niece Ava has put together a list of Instagram feeds you should be following. This is her first of what I hope will be many blog posts. ~ Sue Here’s a list of queer modern artists and some information as to why you should follow their Instagram. Elton John. For many years, singer, Elton […]

‘Grist From The Mill’ trilogy explores steel mill storytelling

This weekend, Off the wall Theater debuts the first piece from a new trilogy by Lissa Brennan. GRIST FROM THE MILL is a trilogy of works of storytelling inspired by fairy tales and folk music, specifically Irish murder ballads which spoke of ugly events with considered beauty. The steel mills of Southwestern Pennsylvania go beyond […]

I published my first FanFic story

Laura Spencer grandchildren

While I am not deep into fandom, stanning, or cons of any sort, I do enjoy a lifelong relationship with soap operas, particularly General Hospital. I’ve occasionally shared my perspective on the impact of soap opera storylines, casting, and so forth. Just last month, I wrote about the potential to cast Michael Park as a […]

Tickets Available for iCandy Pgh Dead Celebrity Halloween Boos Cruise on Sat, Oct 26

The ladies of iCandy have organized another fantabulous Halloween themed cruise party on Saturday October 26. The Dead Celebrity Halloween Boos Cruise boards in the Strip District at 8 PM and promised a fun-filled evening of queer fun, music, and costumery. Prizes will be awarded. There’s a cash bar. You can bring your own snacks. […]

Ellen owes the Dixie Chicks an apology

While I’m not particularly surprised that Ellen Degeneres continues to lose touch with the experience of typical queer folks, I was dismayed by her comments defending her friendship with former President George W Bush. “We’re all different and I think that we’ve forgotten that that’s okay that we’re all different … but just because I […]

Rachel Maddow to Guest Star on Batwoman

We’ve been looking forward to the debut of Batwoman on the CW this Sunday. She’s so gay! Check out this super queer review from Heather Hogan at Autostraddle. Adding to the deliciousness is this tidbit from Rachel Maddow … I know no one’s going to believe this is true, but it’s true. I’m “Vesper Fairchild” […]

Join Drag Queens, Amneeja Schnackenmuff and Dixie Surewood for Broadway Musical Bingo Friday Night

Date: September 20, 2019 Time: 7:00 – 9:00pm Location: Trust Arts Education Center, 807 Liberty Avenue $20, includes 5 rounds of bingo, light refreshments; cash bar available This isn’t your grandma’s bingo! Join Drag Queens, Amneeja Schnackenmuff and Dixie Surewood for musical fun. Broadway Musical Bingo is simple – players are given bingo cards where […]