June 4 is Marriage Protection Sunday – Oh Joy!

Those wild and wacky Baptists are at it again, deeming Sunday June 4 “Marriage Protection Sunday” to rally the troops for the debate on the Federal Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment. From the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission: “Supporters of traditional marriage need to bombard their senators’ offices with e-mails and phone calls,” ERLC President […]

Gay Friendly Prom This Weekend in Pittsburgh

SA-TUR-DAY NIGHT! This weekend, the Pittsburgh Chapter of GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Educatio Network) will host the Safe Prom for All at the Westin Hotel Convention Center. This event rocks b/c it celebrates creating safe spaces for ALL kids. There are many a straight young adult who attends this celebration of diversity rather than […]

Alleg. County Police Target Gay Men Crusing for Sex

In another overt example of homophobic law enforcement, Allegheny County police are “stepping up patrols” around a South Park bathroom suspected of being the location of many a gay tryst.  The Post-Gazette report hits the classic homophobic note — the site's proximity to a children's playground.  Because you cannot report on gay sex without making […]

Rene Portland – Future Pennsylvania Legislator?

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

She just can't keep her mouth shut.  No matter that Penn State found her guilty of discimination on the basis of sexual orientation.  No matter that she got off with a little slap on the wrist. No matter that she still faces a huge lawsuit.  Rene Portland continues to trumpet her innocence and has now officially […]

Fed Court Strikes Down Oklahoma’s Anti-Gay Adoption Law

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Whereas our federal government seems insistent on bringing the anti-gay marriage amendment to the Senate floor, things are looking up in the federal court system.  More accurately, we aren't losing ground in the federal courts On Friday, the US District Court ruled that an Oklahoma law banning LGBT couples from adopting was so extreme that it […]

Specter, Feingold Clash; Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment Moves to Senate Floor

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

From the AP WASHINGTON — A Senate committee yesterday approved a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, after a shouting match that ended when one Democrat strode out and the Republican chairman bid him “good riddance.” “I don't need to be lectured by you. You are no more a protector of the Constitution than am I,” […]

PA AFA slap down Laura Bush on gay tolerance

The American Family Association of Pennsylvania is displeased with the First Lady for suggesting that gay marriage not be used as a campaign tool.  Even Laura Bush is not spared their fury when the AFA smells a whiff of tolerance.  From their May 17 press release: Homosexuals have a right to live their lives as they […]

Butler Co Woman: God is Not Tolerant

Marlene Lott of Butler County picked up her pen to share her thoughts on gay marriage with the readers of the Post-Gazette. I want my grandchildren to know that their grandmother did what she could to leave a wholesome America for them to live in. Ms. Lott trots out the same tired old connections between […]

PG Readers Sorely Lacking in Christian Compassion

I think a few PG readers must have slept in on the Sundays when their pastors talked about visiting the imprisoned and other Jesus references to compassion for the less fortunate.  Last week, the paper ran a feature on mothers who are in jail.  It was harsh and difficult to read, especially when a woman admitted […]

Catherine Specter – Yinzerette Wannabe?

In yet another ridiculous attempt to court younger readers, the PG's Cat Specter has gotten herself a makeover. At least her photo has.  The Betty Crocker 'do is gone.  Instead, Cat has for a very predictable Pittsburgh look – Yinzerette skeeve.  You know what I mean — pseudo skanky hair and the undernourished look of someone who […]