My Ignorance of AIDS and LGBTQ History: A Review of Dallas Buyers Club

On September 5, 1991, I was a college senior at Marymount University in Arlingtong, Virginia. I had no idea that a few miles down Glebe Road, a giant condom action was launched at the home of Senator Jesse Helms – an action centered around HIV/AIDS treatment. Mind you, I read the Washington Post each day. […]

LGBTQ&A: Melissa Firman Writes A Family Secret

An occasional series where we pose some questions to local LGBTQ folks (and Allies) to learn more about their personal experiences with LGBTQ culture. Click here for a complete list of all LGBTQ&A profiles.  During Pride 2013, we are trying to feature someone each day.   I “met” Melissa online via Facebook and only met her in real […]

LGBTQ&A: Jessica Skye Davies Reads Visibility In LGBTQ Books

An occasional series where we pose some questions to local LGBTQ folks (and Allies) to learn more about their personal experiences with LGBTQ culture. Click here for a complete list of all LGBTQ&A profiles.  During Pride 2013, we are trying to feature someone each day.       I met Jessica through the GLCC -she’s on the board […]

#TestMe: LGBT and Ally Bloggers, Activists Launch Digital Initiative to Encourage HIV Testing June 27

This year’s LGBT Connect Session at Netroots Nation has come up with a solid way to come together and promote HIV testing. On Thursday, June 27, you can get tested at the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Pittsburgh from 6-9 PM. For information on where to get tested locally, check out these resources Pittsburgh […]

LGBTQ&A: Mark King Stands Up to HIV Stigma

An occasional series where we pose some questions to local LGBTQ folks (and Allies) to learn more about their personal experiences with LGBTQ culture. Click here for a complete list of all LGBTQ&A profiles.  During Pride 2013, we are trying to feature someone each day. Mark is another person that I met online – we are […]