Stop anti-LGBT activists from writing discrimination into the Pennsylvania Constitution

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

NOTE: On January 24, the Pennsylvania Family Institute will be introducing their amendment.  Click and do something NOW. This from the ….  12/07/2005     Urgent – Ask Your Legislator to Not Sponsor the Marriage Amendment   We need your help to stop anti-LGBT activists from writing discrimination into the Pennsylvania Constitution. Representative Scott Boyd […]

Blessed bigotry: Pope Benedict XVI is Anti-Gay Person of the Year

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

From the Washington Blade EDITORS’ NOTE:As 2005 draws to a close, many media outlets will announce their selections for person of the year. In past years, Blade editors have selected a Story of the Year instead. This year, the Story of the Year was, in our view, the extraordinary efforts of one individual to not […]

From Arizona – First Out Lesbian Named to State Senate

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From PageOneQ  … Good news from Arizona … History was made Tuesday, Jan. 3, when the first open Lesbian was named to the Arizona Senate. By a unanimous vote during their weekly meeting, the Pima County Board of Supervisors named Paula Aboud (r) to the vacant District 28 State Senate seat for the remainder of […]

Confessions of a Rick Santorum Intern

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My favorite line of the morning thus far from 2 Political Junkies Rick Santorum – a man of strict principles, until he needs to win an election. This calls for full confession — in 1991, I spent six months as a legislative intern for then-Congressman Rick Santorum.  I was 20 years old and hopelessly heterosexual.  […]

Mama, Its Thrifty Not Cheap

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

This past November, we coughed up $25 to support the Homeless Cat Management Team's fundraiser (yes we feed feral cats) and came away with our very own Enjoy book.  I made a solemn vow that this would be our ticket out of the Olive Garden and into a bright local restaurant scene!  Then … bonus […]

ACT UP!

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

   > JOIN ACTIVISTS IN PROTEST AGAINST THE RADICAL RIGHT > Philadelphia SUNDAY JANUARY 8 at 7 PM AT “JUSTICE SUNDAY III” > > Jerry Falwell. > Tony Perkins from the Family Research Council. > James Dobson from Focus on the Family. > Rick Santorum. > > All coming to Philadelphia on Jan 8 to rally on “Justice Sunday” to pack the Supreme […]

Justice Sunday

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Here's a take on Justice Sunday from the winner of the Best LGBT Blog …Pam's House Blend As you can see, the AmTaliban has its splash of color up there for the big shindig, all prominently featured on the web site. Sadly, one of them is the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Alveda C. […]

From Dallas Voice – Mary Cheney and 2006

Read an amusing take from General Gayety columnist Leslie Robinson. Here's my favorite Mary Cheney: “I resolve to hold my partner’s hand in front of cameras. Even if I have to pretend I’m just helping her up.” Mary Cheney is not a good person.  I believe that Mary Cheney exploited the LGBT community for her […]

NYC Lesbian Becomes City Council Speaker

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This GOOD news from 365gay.com   New York City) Christine Quinn has earned a double distinction, becoming the first woman and the first out lesbian to serve as the speaker of New York City Council. The Manhattan Democrat becomes the second most powerful person in city politics, after Republican Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Some of my friends […]

Resolutions – Looking Back

2003 was my resolution year.  Frustrated with feeling disconnected from the LGBT community, I resolved to try at least one new lesbian friendly activity each month.  In hindsight, I feel very proud of my resolve and continue to reap the benefits of the contacts I made during that year.  And, of course, that resolution led […]