Happy Turkey/Tofurkey Day

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Well, any holiday that starts with a blueberry muffin from The Priory Bakery is pretty good in my book, especially if you add a cup of coffee, a parade on tv and your best girl sitting next to you reading the paper. We are skipping the cooking this year and dining out.  The menu sounds […]

Every Child Deserves a Family Legislation; National Adoption Month Blogfest

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

The Family Equality Council has invest a lot of resources to promote this legislation: This month, the Every Child Deserves a Family Act was introduced  by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (NY) and a companion bill in the House now has 82 bi-partisan co-sponsors thanks to the work of lead sponsor, Rep. Pete Stark (CA). This bill […]

Holiday Project? How About a Grab Bag to Benefit Your Neighbors …

Just a lil reminder that there is still plenty of time to set up a holiday tote bag drive to help our hungry neighbors during the holidays.  Courtesy of The Pittsburgh Tote Bag Project. So far several folks have stepped forward to pitch in Cassandra’s Floral Animal Nature Concepts Management Group (Forest Hills) Pittsburgh Public […]

What Does the Sexual Assault at Penn State Mean For Me?

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Like you, I was and continue to be horrified by the revelations of the sexual abuse of minor boys and the apparent cover-up (or fail to act?) on the part of pretty much anyone with power and authority at Penn State. It has been all over the media, as you know. It is inescapable and […]

Washington County Teen Receives National Recognition for Advocacy

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Congratulations to Emmett Patterson, a 17 year old transman for receiving national recognition from GLSEN for his advocacy work in Washington County.  Emmett founded Washington County’s first Gay Straight Alliance.  Kudos to him and we hope he enjoys spending time with Chaz Bono, whom he identifies as a hero and source of solace while struggling […]

Holiday Projects You Can Support

It is really early, but The Pittsburgh Tote Bag Project is working with local supporters to support the more than 120,000 people relying on Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank to reduce their hunger.  You can help by organizing a special “holiday”  project around hunger and recycling to help kids, adults and seniors throughout the region. […]

Facebook and the word “Lesbian”

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

OK, so this is just annoying.  Facebook added two categories to “relationship status”  – civil unions and domestic partnerships.  Woo hoo.  A nice win and accurate, too. So fast forward many months to this past weekend.  I realized I had claimed a name for my blog’s “fan” page (claiming makes it easier to direct people). […]

Podcamp Pittsburgh is Around the Corner

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Very excited to once again be an individual sponsor of this year’s Podcamp Pittsburgh, verion 6.0. In the guide of the Pittsburgh Tote Bag Project, we’ll be part of a panel with The Pittsburgh Foundation’s newest social media initiative.  To find out what it is, you’ll have to attend or read oneline later.  We are […]