Political Dissent Not Appropriate at SOTU; Women in Tee Shirts Shake Up Capitol

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Even while acknowledging that wearing a tee shirt to the SOTU is NOT a criminal offense, the US Capitol Police's actions have once again highlighted the egregious “no dissent” policies of this administration.  From CNN.com Anti-war protester Cindy Sheehan wore a shirt with the message “2,245 Dead. How many more?” — a reference to the […]

BlogActive.com Ramps Up the Culture War

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

GLBT activist Mike Rogers has significantly ramped up the gay response to the culture wars with this latest posting on blogactive.com   I fully support Mike's tactics of outing the closeted hypocrites whose actions harm our community. It is not a popular opinion, but a world in which a black gay man can openly toil for […]

PG Condemns Anti-Gay Amendment

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

This commonwealth doesn't need to write bigotry into its constitution in the name of misplaced morality. This morning the Post-Gazette editors condemn the bill introduced in the PA House of Representatives that would amend the constitution to “protect marriage.”  The PG notes that the amendment's impace reaches far beyond the queer community, threatening unmarried heterosexual […]

Missy Hart Challengers Line Up Their Luminaries

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

From the Post-Gazette, we discover that “the Democrats' would-be challengers to Rep. Melissa Hart, R-Bradford Woods, are jockeying for the endorsements of party luminaries.” That's Melissa Hart who toes the homo-hating Republican line, amendment and all.   Melissa Hart who has an openly gay man working as her press secretary.  Blogactive.com had the story this past fall.  […]

Why do these Western PA Democrats Hate Unmarried Heterosexuals?

Here's the list of Western PA State Representatives who have signed on as co-sponsors of the anti-gay marriage amendment.  Legislators who think that this is a valuable use of their time, time not spent on your economy or your property taxes or your health care.  Time not spent funding road repair, public transportation or workplace […]

State Rep. Dan Frankel – A Homo's Best Friend

Pennsylvania State Representative Dan Frankel (D- Allegheny) released a statement on the proposed state constitutional amendment.  Frankel is a long time LGBT ally and, unlike several of his colleagues, recognizes that there are greater threats to Pennsylvania's families than homosexuals.  Things like the economy, property tax reform, education, healthy care and so forth. You tell […]

PA Legislators Hate Gays and Have the Amendment to Prove It

Does this look even remotely like YOUR family?  Today, Pennsylvania legislators unveiled their plan to destroy the families of 20,000 gay and 250,000 heterosexual families.  The heterosexual families, unmarried per the 2000 Census, are the innocent victims in the homo-haters all out war on Pennsylvania's gay families. Rep Scott W. Boyd, R-Lancaster County and Daryl Metcalfe, […]

Homo-Good News

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

The other night some of my homo-friends were griping that the only “news” on LGBT issues is bad news … discrimination, hatred, conversions, proof that Melissa Hart is gay, etc, etc, etc.  So for all my “glass is half empty” readers …. here is some good news.  Note:  the good is one small nugget in a very […]

Trib Columnist Condemns Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I missed this last week.  The Trib's Dimitri Vassilaros opined against the PA legislative attempt to constitutionalize hate and discrimination.   Whenever a judge or legislative body in a state say that homosexuals have the same marriage rights as heterosexuals, it promotes more marriage. Denying gays and lesbians that right is anything but protecting marriage — it's […]

CP's Marty Levine on Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

In the latest City Paper, intrepid homofan Marty Levine takes a brief look at the latest political maneuvers in Harrisburg where homohaters have launched another drive to constitutionalize discrimination.  It boils down to this But as with all debates about gay rights, the issue seems to boil down to conservative fears about the sexuality of […]