Earth Day 2013 – Lesbian Style

Monday, April 22 marks the 43rd official Earth Day in the United States. It is an important-to-me event because it brings back my very first “subversive” political action – posting Earth Day signs in 1990 (20th anniversary) when I was a college sophomore. We were ducking around Georgetown for hours committing acts of temporary vandalism. […]

Boy Scouts Proposal Will Uphold Discrimination Against LGBTQ Parents & Adults

The Boy Scouts of America are a real piece of work. While all eyes in America are glued to the largest manhunt in recent history to protect our nation from further acts of terror – they decide to slip out the fact that they are going to “let” LGBTQ boys remain in the Scouts, but […]

The Week in LGBTQ – April 14, 2013

A snippet of our most popular tweets from the previous week – follow us @PghLesbian24 Even if same-sex marriage is against your religion, we can’t ban every sin -Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://bit.ly/YXnOVt via @pittsburghpg This does not include former PA Governor Ed Rendell – Which Politicians Supported Gay Marriage and When? http://bit.ly/17jeb74 via @MotherJones Here’s a mom we all want to […]

Review: “Little Gem” at City Theatre (and Ticket Giveaway)

The three woman show “Little Gem” currently at City Theatre is like a book you expect to enjoy, but find yourself unable to put down for hours on end. As the final scene played out, I wanted to stand up and say “BUT WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?” Fortunately, I did not do that.  LITTLE GEM March […]

Interview: Alt-Pop Indie Rockers “The Locals” Perform in Pgh Saturday

I love when “out of the blue” blog magic happens. Yvonne Doll from The Locals messaged me via Facebook about their weekend show at “Frankies” in Squirrel Hill. Their FIRST show in Pittsburgh. Yvonne graciously chatted with me about the group – she and bassist Christy are partners off-stage as well, but don’t identify as […]

Former Pitt, RMU Basketball Coach Uses Gay Slurs While Abusing Rutgers Players

Mike Rice – former men’s basketball coach at Pittsburgh’s Robert Morris University – is under fire for after videos of his physical, verbal and mental abuse of his players at Rutgers University has come to light. Rice was fired today for his conduct. Word in Pittsburgh – will RMU conduct an internal investigation to determine […]

Ask NBC to Renew “The New Normal”

According to Rob Owens in the Post-Gazette, NBC has yet to renew “The New Normal” – a sitcom focusing on a white gay male couple working with a surrogate to have a son. Yet, despite a decent ratings start last fall, the show finds itself on the bubble for renewal. This probably has more to […]

Profile: Trans* Comic Ian Harvie Brings Show to Pittsburgh (And Ticket Giveaway)

Ian Harvie bills himself as “Stand Up Comic. Trans Man Superhero. Dog wrangler. Closet Cowboy.” Intrigued? We were so we took a moment to email him about his art and his upcoming show in Pittsburgh – Saturday, April 27 at Mullens on the Northside. Ian’s team has graciously offered us a pair of tickets to […]

OUT 2 Dance Fuses Fun With a Good Cause For LGBTQ Women in Pittsburgh

One pervasive myth about Pittsburgh is that there isn’t enough things to do. Longtime community member Cindy rose to the challenge by organizing a twice-year dance for LGBTQ women, to benefit the Gay & Lesbian Community Center and provide a social opportunity.  Out 2 Dance is scheduled for Saturday April 6 from 4-11 PM at […]

GLSEN Pgh Invites You to Brainstorm! Trivia Night

GLSEN Pgh is working with On The Nose Events to redefine their fundraising and it worked! At least – this event caught my eye amidst the barrage of Facebook notifications I receive daily. So much that I asked GLSEN to tell me more about it. Brainstorm! is a trivia night – the type of event […]