Fish Fry Review: Judah Fellowship Christian Church (Central Northside)

Pittsburgh Fish Fry

Random review of #fishburgh adventures during Lent. Find a fish fry on this Google maps collection. You can also follow them on Facebook and find tons of reviews and suggestions. Name: Judah Fellowship Christian Church Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 Time We Ate: 5:30 PM Location: Central Northside (120 Parkhurst Street 15212) We selected Judah Fellowship because they specifically […]

PA Governor Corbett States Support for Non-Discrimination Legislation

Corbett Pennsylvania

In a move that implies the changing dynamics of Pennsylvania, Governor Tom Corbett announced his support for legislation that would expand non-discrimination protection to the LGBTQ community. HB 300 and its companion bill would expand the scope of the state Human Relations Law to include sexual orientation and gender identity in matters of employment, housing […]

LGBTQ&A: Ted Martin Wants Us All to Pull Together

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. Ted is the Executive Director of Equality PA, a statewide LGBTQ advocacy group. We’ve never actually met, but we have chatted quite a bit […]

ACLU in PA: LGBT Same-Sex Couples Survey

If you are a same-sex couple in Pennsylvania interested in discussing your relationship publicly as part of an advocacy project for marriage equality, please consider taking this survey. Tell us your story: It is the most powerful weapon to create change. Real couples with real stories will convince America that all relationships deserve equal protection […]

Breaking: PA School District Approves Domestic Partner Benefits for Employees

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

In an era of intense scrutiny of the public school systems in Pennsylvania, it is heartening to see that the belt tightening necessitated by the Corbett Administration’s gutting of public education funding does not stop school districts from treating their employees fairly.  This press release from Equality PA proves that the tide is in favor […]

Equal Rights in Pennsylvania

Last week, I shared a graphic from The Guardiandepicting the fact that Pennsylvania as a Commonwealth has extended zero benefits to its LGBTQ residents (and tax payers.) I’ve been challenged – on the fact that a State Surpreme Court determined that as PA permits single persons to adopt, they cannot use sexual orientation of the […]