GLCC Wisdom Wellness Series

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

GLCC Wisdom Wellness Series Wednesday, September 22, 2010 7-9pm 210 Grant Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219  The GLCC has created a Wisdom Wellness Series! This month's topic will be SMOKING CESSATION, an issue that strongly affects the older adult LGBT community. Do you want to quit smoking? Do you know someone who does? Come learn why and […]

Could hospitals soon be required to implement anti-discrimination policies

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

According to the HRC, yes. According to the Human Rights Commission, the Joint Commission, the largest organization that accredits hospitals nationwide, announced recently that, in the future, all hospitals in America will need to have a non-discrimination policy for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Once the new rules are in place, “the horror stories” […]

PG Shout out to LGBTQ runners

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

The PG ran a nice little article about local running groups. Among those listed: Pittsburgh Frontrunners is a running club for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. It usually has three weekly runs, with participants meeting at the Columbus statue next to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. It is good to see an article […]

Wingnut Donutter pulls one over on LGBTQ community

I have to give Ron Razete of Peace, Love and Little Donuts credit. His anti-gay bigotry was on display in the Post-Gazette, the Pgh City Paper, national blogs and the Urban Spoon and he didn't miss beat nor repent a single vile word he spewed.  What did he say?  Here are some excerpts from his now […]

University of Pennsylvania to provide insurance coverage of gender confirmation surgery to students

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

h/t Bilerico Project From the Daily Pennsylvanian … In the next academic year, the Penn Student Insurance Plan will begin offering a new benefit for transgender students — it will cover the cost of the gender confirmation process, also known as gender reassignment or transition. The benefit covers triadic treatment, the term used for the […]

Breaking: Obama on Same Sex Hospital Visitation

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

h/t Pam's House Blend The President, in an extremely positive development for LGBT families, has directed the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to ensure that hospitals participating in Medicaid or Medicare will allow patients to designate who may visit them as well as name their primary caretaker and decision maker. Countless tragedies have […]

Women's Spa Night at GLCC

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Ledcat and I attended this last year and it was very nice. My massage was a little vigorous, but the hand wax was really cool.  I also felt super hip with my henna tattoo.  🙂 Come and let yourself be pampered! FREE mini spa night featuring: chair massages, hot wax treatments, henna art, guided meditation, […]

Health Care Resources for Uninsured and Underinsured in Allegheny County

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

This is an updated version of a very useful resource.  It is a .pdf file which you can download or you can go to the Allegheny County Health Department website. HEALTH SERVICES DIRECTORY UPDATED FOR UNINSURED & UNDERINSURED Guide to Remain Valuable Tool Until Health Care Reform Fully Goes Into Effect    The Allegheny County […]

ACDC Call to Action on Health Care Reform

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I received this via an email list. Call to Action: We Need Your Help With the House of Representatives expected to vote on health insurance reform as early as next week, the Allegheny County Democratic Party and Organizing for America (OFA) are stepping up our efforts as we head into the “Final March for Reform.” […]

The GLCC Newsletter is Out

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

We received our current issue of the GLCC News this past week after what seems like a long hiatus.  Is it just me or has it been awhile?  Maybe its just me.  I really look forward to this connection with the Community Center.  The professional quality just keeps getting better and I really like that. […]