The Big Gay Chat from the Party’s Point of View

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I spent 90 minutes detailing what I deemed an historic event for Pittsburgh's LGBT community and the local Democratic Party.  The party detailed it thusly (h/t Progress Pittsburgh): GLBT: A good crowd representing the GLBT community in the area met with a dozen candidates and discussed issues of concern within the community, raising health care […]

Another Pgh Presbyterian Church Votes Itself Off the Island Over Gay Ordination

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

From Weds' PG “This is a congregation that has been dealing with these issues for years, long before I ever came on the scene,” Rev. Weaver said. “This congregation is concerned about the shift of the denomination away from biblical standards.” He believes that reports endorsed at last year's General Assembly weakened the church's commitment […]

Before Bill, there was Rick …

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

I found this while cleaning out some boxes.  Ok, while moving some boxes around the attic to make it look like I had cleaned them out.  Maria convinced me to post it thinking you might get a kick out of it.  That was senior year of college … November 1991. The inscription reads …”To a […]

The Gay Chat: Here’s How It Went

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

This is really long, but read to the end for the outcomes.  First, here are the Steel-City endorsements and here are those of the Gertrude Stein Club. Tonight Ledcat and I scurried home to let the dogs out and head over to Shadyside for an historic meeting — the first ever LGBT forum sponsored by […]

Gay Endorsement Party — TODAy 3-6 PM

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

From the Steel-City Stonewall Democrats … Questionnaires detailing candidate positions on GLBT issues from:  Dan Onorato, Rick Swartz, Mike Dawida, Michael Lamb, Tony Pekora, Doug Shields, Willis Berry, C. Darnell Jones II, Seamus McCaffery, Debra Todd, Christine Donohue, Ann E. Lazarus, James Murray Lynn, Cathleen Bubash, Arnie Klien, Mike McCarthy, Jack McVay, Wrenna Watson, Bruce Kraus, Len Bodack, Patrick […]

Gay news from across the land …

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

The absurd …a father is suing an Arkansas library because his sons “stumbled across” the Whole Lesbian Sex Book which disturbed them greatly.  I believe the quote is that they had two sleepless nights at his house.  Hmm … The ridiculous …Rudy Guiliani does a big and very public flipflop on civil unions.  In case […]

PG Reader: Loud and Proud Homophobe

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

This morning the PG published a letter from Mark Santucci of Ross who objects to the bias of the PG on gay marriage. The Post-Gazette needs to be more balanced in its story selections. The vast majority of people in Pennsylvania feel that marriage is only between one man and one woman. Traditional marriage, as understood […]

Luke to distance himself from rich old white guys? Not likely

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Does this mean Luke and Yarone have to take down the “No Gurls Allowed” signs from their wing of the City-County Building? Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, speaking to the crowd, said he had not made many female appointments since taking office, citing two additions, but pledged to “diversifying” city government wherever possible. “I want you […]

Funny Man

New York based comedian Victor Varnado is hysterical.  Check out this Village Voice article to see for yourselves.  He occasionally rolls into town courtesy of local comedian Gab Bonesso.  ****************************************************** Disclosure and update:  Ledcat told me I wasn't being completely honest about this post.  We saw Victor a few weeks ago when he came to […]

Butchin’ Up Jesus

Courtesy of Pam's House Blend, this is hysterical:    Fishermen, Inc. makes figurines of Jesus participating in very butch activities like playing football, riding bulls, and engaging in the rawest, most manly, and sacred capitalist endeavor, working for food. These little statues are exactly what Our Lord needs to convince us that he's as heterosexual […]