OUTrageous Bingo Expands to Summer Months

Pittsburgh loves its bingo and OUTrageous Bingo has been entertaining for over a decade to the delight of LGBTQ folks, allies, families and those who love a fun bingo. Luminaries from Rob Rogers to Mayoral candidate Bill Peduto have lent their time to support this Pittsburgh institution. Great news – OUTrageous Bingo is continuing through […]

Native Pittsburgh Sportswriter Comes Out, Interviewed by WESA FM

Kudos to WESA 90.5 FM and Essential Pittsburgh for so quickly offsetting their previous coverage of Jason Collins’ coming out by highlighting an essay from sportscolumnists Tony Jovenitti. Jovenittis has Pgh ties and was an intern with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Jovenetti’s first-person essay was published by OUTsports on April 30. Full text here. Guggenheim interviewed […]

Kate Clinton Is Undressing Me With Her Lesbian Glasses

I must confess that I have never seen Kate Clinton perform live. <ducks> So when I had the chance to interview her, I jumped. Well, okay, I typed. She responded in like 20 seconds and I was laughing the entire time I read her answers. That’s good. And I learned stuff. Also, good. Kate, you’ve […]

Meet Jason Collins, the First Openly Gay Male Professional Athlete in the United States

Wow, some big news from the NBA today. Center Jason Collins has come out as an openly gay man via an essay published in Sports Ilustrated. I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay. I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport. But […]

Tea Dance for LGBTQ Folks 55+ This Weekend

Spring Tea Dance Sponsored by SAGE at Persad Saturday, April 27th 4PM   Rodef Shalom Temple 4905 Fifth Ave. Oakland Come dance to your favorite songs of the 50s, 60s, and 70s spun by DJ Adele, enjoy refreshments and mingle with friends both old and new. Sponsored by Western Pennsylvania SAGE at Persad, this fun dance […]

Cherry Blossoms in Pittsburgh: Our Earth Day Adventure with the Sakura Project

Ledcat has a strong desire to go to DC to see the cherry trees blossom. We’ve never quite been able to pull off a daytrip (because of the dogs) so it remains on her bucket list. I went to college in DC so I saw a lot of cherry blossoming. I was thrilled when I […]

The Week in LGBTQ: April 21, 2013

A summary of our most popular tweets. Please follow us – @PghLesbian24 Now this is how to do a #giveaway http://bit.ly/123c05c #SupportLocalBiz #Pgh #[email protected]_R @BillPeduto Facebook Meme – This Person is Voting Peduto http://bit.ly/17b4nsQ @BillPeduto @PeopleforPeduto#Race4Pgh How We Teach Our Sons To Rape | The Belle Jar http://bit.ly/16WmRiB Thanks to @MMASammichfor the referral. #SAAM How To Discuss HIV Health Issues With Non-Poz Folks | http://bit.ly/ZsQ2V6: http://bit.ly/[email protected] #HIV Stigma? We “get” […]