At the end of the day, your silence is damaging. Your story can heal and make people feel like they’re not alone. Name: Rain Age: 26 ** Update – I made an error and listed Rain’s age as 44. I am sorry for the error. – Sue County of Residence: Allegheny, formerly Washington and Greene Preferred […]
Join us for the 2014 Dyke and Trans March which will once again take place in Bloomfield. We’ll meet at Morrow Triangle (Baum at Liberty) to make signs, listen to our guest speakers and then take to the streets.The route is a little over 1 mile in length (Liberty to Taylor, Right on Taylor […]
When was the last time you really wanted (or needed) to say something, but kept quiet? Write a post about what you should’ve said. Earlier in the week, I wrote about an experience in a local Northside business where a man used a slew of racial slurs in front of me just as casually as […]
So one year, I was asked to speak at the Dyke March. I was flattered, but I’ll say right here – I blew it. I was absolutely terrified to speak with this group of women and felt like I had nothing to say. I was super anxious and I did not prepare and it was […]
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. Lauren is a co-organizer of the Pittsburgh Dyke and Trans March (we’ve already profiled Eli Kuti) which is coming up this weekend. This […]
We were on 5th Avenue at 11 AM to line up for the Pride Awareness March and hung in until the very end of the day, trekking our way back to our car after 6. The march was terrific – we ended up at the bend where 5th turns into Liberty and so we had […]
Pittsburgh is one of the few cities with a trans inclusive Dyke March – a reflection of how our unique LGBTQ community creates interesting spaces.
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. In 2005, queer activist Eli Kuti helped launch our region’s first-ever […]