AFA of PA: Being Queer More Risky Than Bullying and Harassment

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I just have to post the whole damn message I received as part of my subscription to the American Family Association of PA email list.  🙂   Apparently, homos have shorter life spans than our heterosexual counterparts.  Not to mention the obligatory reference to us hurting kids. From: AFA of PA [mailto:info@afaofpa.org] Sent: Thursday, April 27, […]

Big Lesbian Welcome to Correspondent Shelly

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

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

Eat Pancakes for Queer Kids — Something Fun to do next weekend

Dreams of Hope Youth Invited to Perform in Twin Cities Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser! hosted by Dreams of Hope Saturday, April 29 Seating times: 10:00am and 11:30am Community of Reconciliation; 100 N. Bellefield Ave corner of 5th and Bellefield; street parking and lot across Bellefield Performance for both seatings $5 for breakfast EAT DRINK (juice, coffee, […]

Catholic Church Hates Gays More Than It Loves Children

The Catholic Church strikes another blow for homobigots everywhere.  365gay.com reports that Catholic Charities of Boston will no longer provide adoption services because they choose not to comply with the states human rights law requring them to not discriminate against GLBT parents.  The Catholic Church wants a special exemption from the law. They want to […]

Good News for Pittsburgh’s Queer Youth

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

From the City Paper Tom Wyse, faculty adviser for Gay-Straight Alliance groups in two Pittsburgh Public high schools, says a new meeting spot in Carnegie Library’s Oakland branch is the start of a community-wide Alliance. The Carnegie’s dedicated teen room will become the “Safe and Respectful Space” every Wednesday after school, beginning with a post-Valentine’s […]

Homophobes in High School – Teachers?

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

A group of teachers in San Leandro High School (California) are refusing to display posters promoting gay diversity.  The posters were designed by the school's  Gay-Straight Alliance and show a rainbow flag and bear the words “This is a safe place to be who you are.”  The “educators” are hiding behind the illusion that the […]

Cleveland LGBT Center Reached Out to Homeless LGBT Youth

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

From 365gay.com, Cleveland's LGBT Community Center is partnering with Cuyahoga County to determine how many homeless LGBT youth there are between the ages of 14 and 24.  The study is the first major look at gay homelessness in more than a decade, when one study suggested that almost a third of the homeless in big […]