Even more on PA so called “Marriage Protection Amendment”

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

A lot to impart so bear with me. First, the hearing.  If you cannot attend, you can submit written testimony.  This comes from Sue Frietsche, Pittsburgh's Women's Law Project go-to-woman.  I am still trying to determine if you can email it.  Ledcat and I are working on a joint letter. It can be in letter […]

Local Trans Advocate Pens Letter to the Post-Gazette

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Here's further evidence of the “Pittsburgh is a good place to be queer” mantra that I've oft repeated.  In response to the recent media coverage of the rescue of Rebecca Hare, longtime trans advocate Dr. Emilia Lombardi shares her thoughts with the readers of the Post-Gazette.  Lombardi praises Pittsburgh's first-responders for their sensitivity to Hare's […]

Trib Readers Continue to Debate Marriage

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

There's been quite a little exchange going on at the Tribune Review with readers from New York City with Pgh roots defending the homosexuals and folks from Jeannette and Squirrel Hill condeming us.  The latest round features a January 25 letter from New York explaining how anti-gay rhetoric impacts his family: Growing up Catholic and […]

City Paper Reader Ire Over Kennywood DeGaying Pirate Show

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Woe to she who gets on the bad side of Janice Milliner of Buena Vista.  Janice got herself all worked up in response to news that Kennywood had changed homophobic content in their pirate show, thanks in large part to the efforts of one Mary Hawk.  You may recall that Mary viewed the Kennywood show […]

Ellwood City Man Calls a Bigot, a Bigot

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Vince Avedon of Ellwood City knows bigotry when he reads about it. So he took a moment to call out President Bush's intent to veto the extension of hate crimes legislation to include homosexuals.  President Bush said he will veto any bill that would include gays and lesbians in this existing hate crime law. His […]