Blog For Choice 2008: Why It Is Important to Vote Pro-Choice

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I am pro-choice.  Tuesday is the 35th Anniversary of the Roe v Wade decision and bloggers throughout the nation are working to raise the profile of reproductive choice vis a vis Blog for Choice 2008. My right to make decisions about my reproductive health is not something I take lightly.  While only three when Roe […]

Legislative/Political Stuff You Should Know

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

From Equality Advocates:  (To do something, click here). On January 17, 2008, Pennsylvania State Senators started working to pass a so-called Marriage Protection Amendment that would amend the Pennsylvania Constitution to define marriage as solely between one man and one woman and prohibit civil unions and potentially more. Please take a moment to call and […]

L Word Party Sunday Night

Did you know the Firehouse Lounge was lesbian-friendly?  I never thought about it one way or another.  My class president was considering it for our 20th year reunion, but we went another direction.  Maybe that's too bad …anyway, if you want to hang out and watch the L-word, maybe this is an option.  Let me […]

Huckabee: Gay Marriage =s Bestiality

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Just in case you thought Christian fringe nutjob Mike Huckabee has any redeeming qualities, here he is in an interview with beliefnet…. Is it your goal to bring the Constitution into strict conformity with the Bible? Some people would consider that a kind of dangerous undertaking, particularly given the variety of biblical interpretations.Well, I don’t […]

Legislative Push to Expand LGBT Protections in Employment, Housing and Public Accomodations

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

The week of January 28 through February 3 is a call to action day per Equality Advocates … On January 28 – February 3, 2008, join activists across the state in pushing for the successful passage of non-discrimination legislation in Pennsylvania! With the largest number of co-sponsors ever for pro-LGBT legislation in Pennsylvania, House Bill […]

So a lesbian and a chief editor walk into a coffeehouse …

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Tonight, Ledcat and I sipped coffee and ooh la la'd with none other than Ms. Monongahela, Ms. Chief Editor.  We reconnoitered at a local coffeehouse. I can't tell you which one because, you see, they have eyes everywhere.  Even in the vegan rice krispie treats (i missed the marshmallows).  It is always a fun time […]

Filled with GLEE – LGBT social networking site

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Today's PG gave me the heads up on a new social networking phenomenon, GLEE – Gay, Lesbian & Everyone Else.  I have a little MySpace page which I rarely use.  I also have a Facebook page that has proven more useful in reconnecting with old friends and a lot easier to use.  Then, there is […]

No longer a Vagina Monologues virgin

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Saturday night, Ledcat and I caught a local performance of The Vagina Monologues at the City Theater. It was bloggers night. I snatched two tickets as soon as word hit the Internet.  Clearly, this was the perfect occasion for Ledcat and I to see the show that pretty much defines your feminist street cred.  Overall, […]

Homophobia Disguised as Religious Bias Claim Tossed Out

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Mellon fired an employee, in part due to his disrespectful treatment of his LGBTQ coworkers and in part due to his inappropriate work behavior.  The employee, Avraham Schwartzberg of Squirrel Hill, filed a lawsuit claiming he was discriminated against because of his religion; he's an Orthodox Jew.  He was a member of the company's group […]