Photo Exhibit Focuses on Queer Black Life in Pgh

Not a very exciting headline, I admit.  I'm a little tired this morning, but I've been meaning to blog about this exhibit for a few days so I need to get down to it. Teenie Harris.  You may have heard of him — photographer, documentarian of life in the Hill District for nearly 30 years […]

Correspondent Covers City Council Hearing.

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I was busy today at the City Council hearing on the promotions of three police officers with domestic violence histories (or allegations).  I live blogged for the Pittsburgh Women's Blogging Society.  You can start here and scroll back through nine posts. While local LGBT activist Billy Hileman showed up to testify, I was somewhat stunned […]

Pittsburgh’s Slant on Kids of Gay Parents

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I am really, really tired tonight so I will definitely not give this justice.  However, I've already had two inquiries asking me if I'm going to post about the Post-Gazette article on gay parenting.  So here is my post. Click here for the article and wonderful sidebars. A few points of interest …     * The existing […]

The search for weapons of heterosexual destruction — Mary Cheney’s baby garners yet another opinion piece

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The PG ran an interesting commentary by Slate's William Saletan who contemplates the oft-cited but never actually proven claim that homosexuals are not fit parents. The 30-year search for proof that gay parents are destructive looks a lot like the hunt for WMD. Saletan uses the conception and pregnancy of Mary Cheney to illustrate his […]

Fed Court Strikes Down Oklahoma’s Anti-Gay Adoption Law

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Whereas our federal government seems insistent on bringing the anti-gay marriage amendment to the Senate floor, things are looking up in the federal court system.  More accurately, we aren't losing ground in the federal courts On Friday, the US District Court ruled that an Oklahoma law banning LGBT couples from adopting was so extreme that it […]

Sue and John McIntire Discuss Mary Cheney on KDKA

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Tune into KDKA Thursday evening when I'll join evening host John McIntire for an in depth look at Mary Cheney's book tour.  Yes, Mary has a new book out “It's My Turn Now” which gives us an inside peek at the life of a traitorous Republican whore who happens to be a lesbian.  John enjoys lesbian peeking, […]

The Trib’s Mike Seate – Homo Friend or Foe

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Tribune-Review columnist Mike Seate has recently made repeated forays into gay issues, commenting on Rene Portland as well as the straight-appeal of beloved gay bar True.  His most recent column examines anti-gay activists outrage with that icon of the gay community … Wal-Mart. Yes, of course, its because Wal-Mart is selling DVD copies of Brokeback Mountain.  […]

Russian Christians Partner with Skinheads on Gay Rights

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Here's a sad fact: Russian Orthdox Catholics are working in unity with skinheads to oppose gay rights. On Sunday police had to hold back a crowd of bottle-tossing skinheads and Bible- clutching church folks who were protesting a gay event at a local club. Not to be outdone by the Christian-Skinhead connection, Russian Muslims are […]

Big Lesbian Welcome to Correspondent Shelly

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Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents is pleased to welcome our newest correspondent Shelly. We’ve known Shelly for several years — she is very active in the local LGBT community. Her writing, you will find, is articulate, insightful and from a slightly different perspective than Ledcat and me. Three’s Company, too! Welcome aboard Shelly! Sue