Hypocrites & bigots

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Some random notes…Rep. Randy Cunningham's loot came on the auction block last week. You remember Randy? The gentleman who ranted about the evils of gay people but then accepted bribes. The last time I checked, stealing was a big one in the ten commandments, but, uh…being gay …WAS NOT. Also, some observations about who might […]

Pitt Human Rights Conference to Discuss Gay Rights

I found this on the Trib web site Oakland Pitt sponsors human rights conference The University of Pittsburgh is sponsoring the Conference on Human Rights and the Security Continuum from noon to 6 p.m. March 31 and 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. April 1 at Posvar Hall, third floor, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The […]

US stands by while Iraq Death Squads Murdering Gays

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

In a stunning human rights travesty, Gay City News reports that gays and lesbians are being systematically kidnapped, beaten and murdered on a daily basis by Iraqui death squads. Following a death-to-gays fatwa issued last October by Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, death squads of the Badr Corps have been systematically targeting gay Iraqis for persecution […]

Poll Shows Americans Become More Supportive of Gay Marriage

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

A poll released Wednesday from the Pew Research Center for the People and Press shows that opposition to gay marriage has dropped from 63% to 51% since February 2004.  (365gay.com) More good news.  The number of people who say they strongly oppose gay marriage has dropped from 42 percent in early 2004 to 28 percent […]

Dubya Comes to Pgh to Visit Ricky

2 Political Junkies has the scoop on Bush's upcoming trip to support his man Rick Santorum.  WHAT: Candlelight Antiwar/Peace RallyWHEN: Friday, March 24, 2006, 7:00 PMWHERE: The corner of Beaver and Broad in Sewickley at the Gazebo

Pittsburgh's Anti-War Rally

I was unable to attend this year b/c of another unbreakable commitment.  I was there last year.  God willing, I won't have to be there next year.  For more photos from the rally, click here   For PG coverage, go here     For Tribune Review Coverage, go here  

Has Fred Phelps finally gone too far in Pennsylvania?

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

According to an article in the Wednesday (March 15) Post-Gazette, several state legislators have decided to attempt to ban a notorius gay basher–Fred Phelps–from protesting at the funerals of fallen soldiers. Putting aside for a minute the First Amendment issues this ban would involve, I find this incredibly hypocritical. As perhaps some of you may know, Fred Phelps and […]

Gay Irish New Yorkers Denounce KKK Comparison

The thing that really gets me is when homo-bigots are not content to just hate us for ourselves, but have to take the extra step of connecting us with something vile … like pedophilia, bestiality or white supremacy. From the New York City St. Patric's Day Parade comes this gem. In an interview with the […]

Local Anti-War Movement Gains Queer Contingent

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Check this out from the City Paper  The March 18 anti-war march from East Liberty to Oakland has gained a new queer contingent. And the weekend’s activities — which mark the beginning of the Iraq War’s fourth year — has spawned concerts and opened a Greensburg front this year as well.   In addition to […]