#SteelCitySnowflake Q&A with Lynz

Lyndsey Sickler Pittsburgh

As part of our #SteelCitySnowflakes project, we are highlighting neighbors who contribute to the social justice fabric in our communities. Next up is Lynz nominated by Anonymous. They and I have known one another for many years and we are actually distant cousins. They are very well known in the LGBTQ community and had a […]

#SteelCitySnowflake Q&A with Princess Jafar

Princess Jafar snowflake

As part of our #SteelCitySnowflakes project, we are highlighting neighbors who contribute to the social justice fabric in our communities. Next up is Princess Jafar who was nominated by Tereneh Idia. Princess Jafar and I go back a few years – I’m a fan and friend. Her commitment to building and promoting the queer arts […]

#SteelCitySnowflake Q&A with Tereneh Idia

Tereneh Idia Steel City Snowflakes

As part of our #SteelCitySnowflakes project, we are highlighting neighbors who contribute to the social justice fabric in our communities. Our very first snowflake profiles Tereneh Idia who sets the bar high for this work by thoughtfully assessing the concept. I personally think her feedback is vital and appreciate being in community with her.  Thank […]

Nominate a #SteelCitySnowflake

When I think about a Steel City Snowflake, a lot of folks come to mind – from high profile social justice warriors to the everyday folks in the trenches doing the important, vital work. Most of the time, that work goes unacknowledged, even unnoticed by the general population. Our working definition of a snowflake is […]

Make Your Pittsburgh Valentine (or Galentine) a Steel City Snowflake to Show Your Love

We have the purrfect gift for your very special snowflakes – a permanent digital tribute to their values, beliefs, and politics vis a vis the Steel City Snowflakes. Why not celebrate your love, friendship, and respect with an investment in progressive media, especially a permanent installation. It takes less than five minutes. You simply opt […]