Lesbian On the Air with McIntire

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I think that today I'll be on the John McIntire show around 1:20 to talk about the Bruce Kraus victory.  Be sure to listen  93.7 The Zone.   Call in with scintillating questions. 

Bush, Pope, and Ahmadinejad included on homophobic Hall of Shame

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

h/t Pam's House Blend Today is International Day Against Homophobia. LGBT groups in more than 50 countries will participate in the initiative, which was launched in 2005 to mark the day in 1990 when the World Health Organization removed homosexuality from its list of disorders. I work for a mental health provider that just extended […]

Gaylettres to the Editor and other gay stuff

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

You mean other stuff happened yesterday?  Here's a smattering … Scott Weber of Shaler wrote to the Post-Gazette urging people to recognize the value of gay parenting. In describing his country's new civil partnership law, British Prime Minister Tony Blair spoke about what he called “the civilizing effect” the policy has had on society far […]

Bill Peduto on the “coming of age” of Pittsburgh democrats

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I chatted with my friend Councilman Bill Peduto about the election outcome and congratulating him.  The Burghosphere has been bursting with analysis of the Peduto impact — the Pedutocrats. Here's what Bill had to say about it all (I refer to him as Bill on account of us being friends n'at.): “Thanks, Sue – but it wasn't […]

Pittsburgh Primarily Votes for First Openly Gay City Councilman

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

With Bruce Kraus' victory in the Democratic primary, today is an historic moment for Pittsburgh and all of Western Pennsylvania.  Kraus is the first openly gay person to be headed for the hallowed halls of the City Council of Pittsburgh. In fact, he is the first openly gay elected official in Western Pennsylvania.  Well, he will […]

Jerry Falwell RIP

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

One of the most bitter foes of the American gay community has died and I only feel sadness for him and his family.  I'm sad because his legacy is permanently scarred by his unrelenting hatred and intolerance for people who are gay, feminist, foreign born, of color  and otherwise different from his vision of a godly […]

Arnet, Dowd and Kraus – Three Folks Gays Must Vote For

NOTE:  The first edition of this post switched the district races around.  I apologize for the ridiculous mistake and can only claim that the lack of coffee made me do it.  It goes to show that people ARE paying attention.  ***************************************************************** None received the ACDC endorsement so I didn't get to sing their praises in […]

The Dawn of a New Gay: Pittsburgh’s Gay Democrats Rise Up

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Saturday night, Ledcat and I sat down to talk with Lance Friedman, co-chair of the Steel City Stonewall Democrats which is the local chapter of the national gay democratic network.  Friedman has been co-leading the group since January 2007 after the unexpected departure of Steel-City's controversial co-chair Scott Safier.  Since then Friedman and co-chair Tara Reynolds have […]

Agent Ska Shares: Queer Choirs Perform this Weekend

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Be sure to check this aht … On May 11th and 12th, the Renaissance City Men and Women's Choirs will perform their spring concert at the Hazlett Theater downtown.  The repertoire includes tributes to famous Pittsburghers, including Stephen Foster, Mimi Lerner, Andy Warhol, Lilian Russel, Erroll Garner, Thomas Mellon, and others.  For more information on […]