North Side Food Pantry Hopes to Gives One Can of Tuna to All Families in Dec, 1000 cans needed

Donate Tuna to Food Pantry

So I intentionally distorted the image to show what happens when you stretch a can of tuna to feed multiple people. Today, I received this message from North Side Common Ministries In December, our goal is to give each of the 1,000 families that will visit the Northside Food Pantry one can of tuna. One. […]

‘Transparent’ Debuts on Amazon, Explores Later In Life Transitioning

Jeffrey Tambor

This weekend, I watched the first episode of ‘‘Transparent’ on Amazon – a new webseries focusing on the later in life transition of Moira (born Mort) and the impact on her three adult children, ex-wife and their assorted family and friends. Moira is portrayed by cisgender, heterosexual actor Jeffrey Tambor, well known for his roles […]

When Do We Talk About Poverty in the LGBTQ Community?

It is only fitting that days after Amazon releases an “inclusive” commercial for their new Kindle, I am led to a series exploring the lives of transgender persons living on the brink (or deeply enmeshed in) poverty. The cause? Often related to their gender identity, especially in a fragile economy. “Transgender financial struggle: ‘How We […]

Amazon Kindle Ad Features Gay Married Couple

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

So, does it matter to you when advertisers incorporate LGBTQ identity into their commercials? This new ad for the Amazon Kindle has attracted a bit of attention because …… well, watch: I think it is perfectly fine and it is a sweet little twist on the traditional “guy hitting on married woman” meme. But let’s […]