A Cool School Chick – Heather Arnet Backed for School Board

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Kudos to the District 2 School Board Coalition for endorsing Heather Arnet to run for the school board seat being vacated by Highland Park resident Patrick Dowd.   Arnet, also a Highland Park resident, is the Executive Director of the Women and Girls Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania.  The Correspondents (and the Lesbians) are long-time fans of […]

Gay Friendly Prom This Weekend in Pittsburgh

SA-TUR-DAY NIGHT! This weekend, the Pittsburgh Chapter of GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Educatio Network) will host the Safe Prom for All at the Westin Hotel Convention Center. This event rocks b/c it celebrates creating safe spaces for ALL kids. There are many a straight young adult who attends this celebration of diversity rather than […]

Do Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents = Pornography?

Tonight some disturbing news from our good friend Dave over at 2 Political Junkies. It seems that the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh has categorized the Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents’ website as pornography and blocked access from their computers. OH MY! Seriously, pornography? I took a quick look at the online library policies which indicates that material […]

Mon Valley Schools Bury Heads in Sand Over Bullying

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

From Monday’s Valley Independent, I learned that most of the high schools in the mid-Mon Valley believe they are being proactive on cyber-bullying. According to Charleroi Superintendent Dr. Brad Ferko. “I think technology is a great thing, but like everything, it has to be controlled,” he said. “We’ve (addressed) bullying and cyber safety at the PTA […]

Why Pgh Catholic Schools should contact GLSEN

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

From last week's Tribune-Review, I found this little item about a young Catholic middle school child who was the victim on-line bullying.  According to his mother, classmates put up a faux My Space profile identifying the young man as gay.  This happened hand in hand with unspecific physical bullying.  So what happened to this kid?  […]

Russian Christians Partner with Skinheads on Gay Rights

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

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 […]

Hypocrites in right winger land

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

As a member of the female species and a feminist I have been paying attention to the furor in Mt. Lebanon. I have some friends who live in Mt. Lebanon and my grandfather lived there for many years. It's a nice place. Lately it has also provided a lesson in good ole fashion hypocrisy, one […]

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, […]