Mainstream Media vs the Burghosphere: Which White Men Should You Listen To?

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

By now, you've certainly caught this week's edition of the City Paper and noted the feature story on local blogs aka the Burghosphere — yes, dear readers, we have yinzerized the blogosphere.  The Burghosphere is young, hip, sassy and an “alternative” to the mainstream media (MSM).  Or so says all the white guys writing the […]

Cool lesbo stuff to do

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Not so much fun stuff on tap for this weekend.  Ledcat and I are taking my Dad out to celebrate his 66th birthday.  Then we cap off the weekend with more carpet-ripping-up and, just possibly, feng shuing the cat boxes.  Exciting, no?  Sunday is the Family Diversity Festival at the Center for Creative Play, brought […]

Black AIDS Day, Rene Portland, Snickers and is Prince phallic?

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Still not feeling up to par so very light blogging of late.  Here's a few tidbits that I may explore later: Today (Weds) is the seventh annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.  See Tony Norman's excellent column on this very important topic. Former Penn State basketball player Jennifer Harris reached a settlement in her discrimination […]

PG Reader: Tony Norman Right About Minority Homophobia

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Ray McGogney of Shaler on homophobia in minority communities: One can spout anti-gay epithets with impunity and cloak the bigotry in religious and moral overtones. <snip> Unfortunately, too few leaders are willing to risk offending their ethnic or religious base by taking a stand against homophobia. Ray writes in response to Tony Norman's recent column […]

AFA of PA: Diversity Undermining Academic Focus in PA Schools

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Diane Gramley sent me another press releases yesterday.  It seems she has uncovered the school system component of the homosexual agenda — we are going to infiltrate the academic world by promoting diversity and thus, perhaps undermine academic efforts.  [GLSEN's] No Name Calling Week lesson plans were one to two 30-45 minute sessions per day.  […]

Hysterical Christian Pop Parody: God Hates Fags – What Does Pgh Bishop Duncan Think?

h/t to Pam's House Blend This is absolutely hysterical.  A video from the upcoming album of Donnie Davis and Evening Service from Love God's Way ministries.  Pam has all the details as intrepid bloggers ferret out the genius behind this parody.  Its been banned from MySpace, Google and YouTube.  I was rolling in my pajamas […]

News from Ohio: Plans to protect state workers from discrimination on basis of sexual orientation and gender identity

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

h/t to Pam's House Blend According to the Dayton Daily News, Ohio Governor Ted Strickland may soon sign an executive order protecting state workers from discrimination based on sexual orientation.  The even better news is that the Secretary of State and Attorney General plan to expand that to include gender identity. “Frankly, I don't think […]

Tony Norman: Isaiah Washington “irrelevant” to reality of homophobia within African-American community

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

From today's Post-Gazette: Is it religion that fosters this willful ignorance and compulsion to deny basic civil rights to other oppressed minorities? Why is the black church so complicit in taking up the cudgel of discrimination when so many organists, choir leaders and assistant pastors are obviously gay? What accounts for this shameful lack of […]