Enter to win Rocketman on Blu-ray/DVD!

Elton John Rocketman giveaway

Enter to win Rocketman on Blu-ray/DVD! 3…2…1…Liftoff!  Enter now for your chance to win the epic musical celebration Rocketman on Blu-ray/DVD! Experience the electrifying story of one of the most iconic figures in rock & roll Packed with over 75 minutes of must-see bonus content, including exclusive footage not seen in theaters Available now on Blu-ray/DVD/Digital: http://paramnt.us/RocketmanBlu-ray Facebook.com/rocketmanmovie Twitter.com/rocketmanmovie Instagram.com/rocketmanmovie #ROCKETMAN […]

Bob, 24, is an autistic butch non binary lesbian. This is their story. #AMPLIFY

Austistic Nonbinary Lesbian Pittsburgh

  I still don’t know how to tell them I legally changed my name. Maybe they’ll see this and find out. Hi mom, hi dad. I love you. I wish I could tell you how incandescently happy changing my name made me. A weight has been lifted. I hope you can respect that. Name: Bob Rudenborg […]

Meet Queenie, an Adult Cat for Adoption in Pittsburgh #PghCatLadies

Cats for Adoption Pittsburgh

Meet Queenie Senior female tortoiseshell, good with dogs and children, prefers no other cats. Hello! My name is Queenie, and I have been through a lot in my 9 years! I am originally from a shelter in Florida. A bunch of us kitties were flown to safety in Pittsburgh when my shelter had to make […]

Flip, 32, Describes Rural & Urban Life as a Pansexual, Queer Man #AMPLIFY

Pittsburgh Pansexual Queer Man

Name: Flip Shuffstall Age: 32 County of Residence: Allegheny County, formerly Venango County. Clarion County. United Kingdom, Liverpool. Pronouns: Him How do you describe your identity? Cis Male—Pansexual—Queer Please describe your coming out experience. Where did you find support? What challenges did you face? Imagine if Dharma and Greg had kids. My maternal side—liberal—loving and accepting. Paternal side—right-wing-Christian—homophobic—rich. Some summers […]

‘Brewed on Grant’ is on my Pittsburgh blogging bucket list

On my Pittsburgh blogger bucket list: A mention in a Tony Norman column (while there’s still a print edition) Appearance on Pittsburgh Today Live with David Highfield to talk about literally anything Blogger segment on 91.3 WYEP (what music do we blog to?) Best Local Blog in Pittsburgh Magazine Readers poll A regular blogger panel […]

I have Cat Scratch Disease and I’m not even kitten

Cat Scratch Fever

I didn’t see this coming – apparently, I have a lymph node infection traced to cat scratch disease. Yep, what we often call cat scratch fever.  I have Ted Nugent disease and this does not make me happy. It started for me on Monday when I realized I had a headache that wouldn’t quit and […]

Worthington Borough Billboards Once Again Display Hateful, Racist Content in Armstrong County

John Placek Worthington billboards

Content Note: racism, white supremacy Earlier this year, we reported on the racist and offensive content displayed by Worthington businessman John Placek on his giant electronic billboard along State Route 422 in Armstrong County. After resistance from the community, Placek lost his Sunoco franchise and seemed to retreat from this tactic of displaying the seedier […]

Rachael, 21, Describes Bisexual Life in Rural Western PA #AMPLIFY

Butler Erie County Bisexual

  Being out feels a lot like there’s a clearer, more accurate presentation of myself being shared with the world and that’s how I prefer it. Name:  Rachael Age: 21 County of Residence: Butler County, formerly Erie County Pronouns: She/Her How do you describe your identity? Bisexual Cis and Caucasian Please describe your coming out experience. Where did […]

Meet Allister, a Kitten Available for Adoption in Pittsburgh #PghCatLadies

Pittsburgh CAT adoption

Meet Allister Small male kitten, chocolate brown tabby, good with other cats, dogs and children. I am a regal boy named Allister. My foster mom tells me I have a ton of personality. I’m not sure what that means, but it must be good since she laughs and gives me kisses! I love attention and […]

Q&A with Drag Queen Aquaria about Her Pennsylvania Roots, Queer Fashion, and Her Funky Drag Race Family

Werq The World 2019 lands in Pittsburgh at Heinz Hall on Saturday, October 12. The tour cast includes Pennsylvania native and Season 10 winner, Aquaria, who graciously agreed to a Q&A with our blog. it’s always important to frequent your local bars, clubs, and theaters to find talent that sparks your particular interest. There are […]