Meet Rodger, a Cat Available for Adoption in Pittsburgh #PghCatLadies

Adopt a Cat

Meet Rodger Adult male, domestic shorthair, tabby, FIV+. Good with other cats, dogs, children. Hello! My name is Rodger, and I am around 3 or 4 years old. I am a cuddly, playful, curious boy — and I’m just plain gorgeous! Like your cats on the majestic side? ‘cuz I’m a big, handsome, snuggly boy! […]

The @PghCurrent Column Where I Call for Pittsburgh To Abolish the Mayor’s LGBTQIA Advisory Group

Delta Foundation Pittsburgh

My latest for the Pittsburgh Current – City Should Dissolve LGBTQIA Advisory Panel It is time for Pittsburgh to establish an Office of LGBTQ Affairs with a dedicated paid staff. This Office will be a resource for all City Departments and Programs, City Council and the City Commissions, Boards, and Authorities. In addition, a LGBTQ […]

Snipping Kittens and Other #KittenCaboodle Updates

Feral Cats Pittsburgh

On Monday, we took our feral mama, Jennie Jane, to be spayed, tested, and vaccinated. She came through that procedure with flying colors (tested negative for both FeLV and FIV.) The cat lady who helped us to trap her had a temporary spot in her foster room so JJ is now enjoying a bit of […]

Jessica, 38, is a Cis Lesbian Who Came Out Later in Life #AMPLIFY

Pittsburgh Cisgender Lesbian

I was very comforted by seeing stories of women like me. Those who came out later in their lives, those who had families and marriages. If my story can help even one person to feel seen, then I’m grateful to have participated. Name: Jessica Age: 38 County of Residence:  Allegheny County, formerly Lancaster County, Dauphin County Pronouns: […]

Another Day, Another Trapped Feral Cat #PghCatLadies

Feral Cat Pittsburgh

We’ve been trying to trap Jennie Jane, the mother of our #kittencaboodle for months. She’s incredibly wily and trap savvy – constantly pulling food out the side and always avoiding the actual trap snap. So the folx at Homeless Cat Management Team hooked us up with Karen Sable who is a guru among drop trap […]

Denali Berries Stuckey, 29, is 12th Trans Woman of Color Murdered in 2019

Monica Roberts at TransGriot is reporting the murder of Denali Berries Stuckey, the 12th trans woman to be murdered in the US in 2019. Her body was discovered in Charleston early Saturday morning. Denali was a Charleston native. She graduated from North Charleston High School in 2011. She worked as a manicurist. Facebook is already […]

One Year After His Death, I Have Unfinished Business with Kerry S. Kennedy

Kerry S. Kennedy Florist Collage

I use my Google calendar to track a lot things, but memorial dates are perhaps the most important to me. Because I don’t want to forget them, even if its sad to think about their deaths. I want to remember that they lived (birthdays) and acknowledge that their deaths were too soon and too sad. […]

Meet Frankie, a Kitten Available for Adoption #PghCatLadies

Adopt a cat Pittsburgh

This is part of our ongoing series to highlight cats available for adoption through Pittsburgh C.A.T.  They are part of the Homeless Cat Management Team. We are fostering our own #kittencaboodle through Pittsburgh C.A.T. and sponsoring the #CatFoodDrivePgh for feral cat colonies through HCMT. Pittsburgh Cat Ladies News & Info The #CatFoodDrivePgh continues. We urgently need donations of cat food from our Amazon list or […]

Tips to Beat the Heat in Pittsburgh This Weekend

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Watch for the Pittsburgh region from Friday afternoon through Saturday. Temps in the 90s combined with the dewpoint are expected to generate Heat Index Values close to 105. Three days in Pittsburgh’s recorded history have hit 103 degrees. That temperature was recorded in July of 1881, […]

Saturday Film screening: Transient

  This Saturday, come see a screening of Mark Janavel’s new film, Transient, about the trans community’s response to the current administration. Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church 416 W North Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212 Note *This building is not fully accessible so please call ahead to discuss any accommodations you may need. This screening is in […]