Gay Rights Rally Tuesday March 14 in Harrisburg

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

From the Center for Lesbian & Gay Civil Rights                 The Value All Families Coalition is sponsoring buses from Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and the Lehigh Valley for the March 14th Anti-Amendment rally in Harrisburg. If you are interested in taking a bus from: Philadelphia contact the Center at 215-731-1447 […]

Tribune Review article on local Prebyterian Minister

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Fom Monday's Tribune Review. “Marriage is a sacred union of two people who are committed to each other, without regard to gender,” Janet Edwards said. “I do not feel I have done anything wrong. On the contrary, I felt I was holding up the vows of my ordination.” This is an excellent article about a […]

Rebuttal to PG Piece: Why African Anglicans would oppose ordination of homosexuals

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

From Wednesday's Post-Gazette, this response from the Rev. Luke Mbefo, C.S.Sp., associate professor in the Theology Department at Duquesne University to Sunday's Forum “A Gospel of Intolerance” I'm having a rather unpleasant day so I'll refrain from too much editorializing.  Reverend Mbefo seems to believe that Africans' worldview of the ordering of society (divinely ordered) prohibits […]

Cat Specter: Good girls don't challenge racism

I'm not a fan of Catherine Specter's alleged advice column in the Post-Gazette.  In fact, I'm secretly convinced she was planted by the Mellon-Scaife contingent to subtly shift PG readers back to “when men were men and girls were girls.”  Her advice has mostly been ridiculous and demeaning. Today, however, she took herself to a […]

Anglican/Episcopal Church and Gay Injustice

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

In Sunday's Post-Gazette, I found this piece from John Bryson Chane who is Episcopal bishop of Washington.  The Bishop questions the pastoral concern of the conservative wing of the Anglican church for the gay and lesbian community. Archbishop Peter J. Akinola, primate of the Church of Nigeria and leader of the conservative wing of the […]

Lesbian Pastor Not Guilty in Same Sex Marriage Trial

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

From comes this great news … (Santa Rosa, California) A longtime Presbyterian minister who was the first of her faith to be tried for officiating at the unions of gay couples was acquitted Friday of violating her denomination's position on same-sex marriage. A regional judicial commission of the Presbyterian Church (USA) ruled 6-1 that […]

The Boondocks: Gay is Okay? Could Granddad be a Metrosexual?

In the final strip from the recent gay cowboy thread, Aaron McGruder's Granddad comes to the startling revelation that he can appreciate gay-themed movies and music without turning gay himself!  GASP!  Click on strip to read it. 

West Virginia Sheriff Refused to use CPR; Gay Man Dies Suit Alleges

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Didn't we leave this behind in the 20th Century?  According to a federal discrimination suit filed yesterday,  Welch West Virginia Sheriff Robert K. Bowman physically prevented a bystander from performing CPR on Claude Green, Jr. who was suffering a heart atack.  Green died at the hospital. Sheriff Bowman acted because he thought Green was HIV positive.  […]