Steel Queer N’At: Correspondents Weigh In

Last night, we toddled off to The Eagle to catch Steel Queer N'At, a quarterly performance of Pittsburgh queer talent put together by a local eclectic queer art collective.  For months, we've talked about going to the monthly K'vetch performances (third Thursdays at Modern Formations in Garfield), but something always came up. So this was […]

Lesbian Brains Differ From Straight Women’s Brains

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

From the AP today, I picked up an interesting little tidbit.  Swedish research indicates that lesbians' brains react differently to sex hormones than the brains of straight women. In fact, lesbian reactions are similar to the reaction of heterosexual men; previous research indicates that the opposite is true for gay men – their reaction are […]

Russian Christians Partner with Skinheads on Gay Rights

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Here's a sad fact: Russian Orthdox Catholics are working in unity with skinheads to oppose gay rights. On Sunday police had to hold back a crowd of bottle-tossing skinheads and Bible- clutching church folks who were protesting a gay event at a local club. Not to be outdone by the Christian-Skinhead connection, Russian Muslims are […]

Big Lesbian Welcome to Correspondent Shelly

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents is pleased to welcome our newest correspondent Shelly. We’ve known Shelly for several years — she is very active in the local LGBT community. Her writing, you will find, is articulate, insightful and from a slightly different perspective than Ledcat and me. Three’s Company, too! Welcome aboard Shelly! Sue

Save the Date: Art for Aids

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

              UPMC’s Celebrate Life, Celebrate Art 2006 – an auction to benefit Persad Center The Patron Party*Friday, April 7, 2006 Society for Contemporary Craft2100 Smallman StreetPittsburgh, PA 15222 (Strip District)7:00 – 10:00 p.m. The AuctionMonday, May 15, 2006 Carnegie Museum of Art, Oakland4400 Forbes AvenuePittsburgh, PA 15213

West Virginia Sheriff Refused to use CPR; Gay Man Dies Suit Alleges

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Didn't we leave this behind in the 20th Century?  According to a federal discrimination suit filed yesterday,  Welch West Virginia Sheriff Robert K. Bowman physically prevented a bystander from performing CPR on Claude Green, Jr. who was suffering a heart atack.  Green died at the hospital. Sheriff Bowman acted because he thought Green was HIV positive.  […]