Thank You for Voting Us ‘Best Local Blog’ in Best of Pittsburgh Reader’s Poll 2019

Best of Pittsburgh Best Local Blog

We are in our 14th year of blogging and it has been an amazing year indeed, for good and for not so good sometimes. Being named the OUTstanding LGBTQ Blog in the nation by GLAAD during their 30th annual media awards was pretty damn exciting. It was also one of those moments where you are […]

Please Don’t Vote For Me: Pgh City Paper ‘Best of Pittsburgh’ 2017

Nominations are open for the 2017 ‘Best of Pittsburgh’ poll hosted by the Pittsburgh City Paper. I’m asking you to not vote for me as ‘Best Local Blogger’ the category I won in 2016. Don’t get me wrong, this is not false humility. Winning is fun, excellent even. I was blown away when I was […]

Time to Vote for Finalists in Reader’s Choice Awards

It is an honor to be once again part of the finalist rounds in the Keystone Alliance Gaylife Newsletter ‘Readers Choice Awards’  – this is the 18th year of the region’s only LGBTQ community based award program. Writer of the Year Lesbian of the Year GLBT Couple of the Year (with Ledcat, of course) GLBT […]

Finalists in the Readers Choice Awards

The finalists have been announced in what I’m told is a record-breaking number of votes cast for the Keystone Alliance Gaylife Newsletter 2016 Readers Choice Awards. I am honored to be voted as a finalist in nine categories. I am especially proud that the #AMPLIFY project is a finalist as well. Here are the categories […]

The Award I Did Not Receive

Nomination

I notice when people start their biographies with references to awards they’ve received. While self-promotion is not a sin, it takes a lot panache to pull it off without stumbling over the words like an overeager lad boasting about schoolyard accomplishments.  Still, that’s more endearing than someone who acts nonchalant and unaffected by such pedestrian […]