PghLesbian Correspondents Voted ‘Best LGBT Media Publication,’ ‘Lesbian of the Year’

Readers Choice Award

We split the vote! I am honored to be voted Lesbian of the Year and for the blog to be voted Best LGBT Media Publication by readers of the Keystone Alliance Gaylife Newsletter. My health struggles prevented me from being there in person last night, but I am very happy for the winners and nominees. […]

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 […]

LGBTQ Things To Do in Western PA #AMPLIFY

LGBTQ Things To Do Pittsburgh

Welcome to the second edition of our new feature  – a signal boost to the efforts of our #AMPLIFY contributors to strengthen our communities. Our first post was well received! This list is not all-inclusive or comprehensive, but we’ll do our best to share the items our contributors ask us to promote. If you’d like […]

Honored to Receive Ten Nominations in the Readers Choice Awards 2017

Reader's Choice Awards

We are honored to be semi-finalists in the Keystone Alliance Gaylife Newsletter Reader’s Choice Awards 2017. You can cast your vote through March 15, 2017 in this round. There are many, many awesome nominations and I’m excited to see some new names in many of the categories. We received ten nominations and we are very […]

18th Annual LGBT Reader’s Choice Awards Nominations Open Until January 30

Reader's Choice Awards

It is that time once again to nominate your LGBT heroes and favorites for a the Keystone Alliance Gaylife Newsletter Readers Choice Awards. You have until January 30 to submit nominations. There are 24 categories that cover everything from community organizations to nightlife and beyond. To vote in this round, do the following: Create an […]

AMPLIFY Project, Blog Voted ‘Best GLBT Media Source’ in 2016 Reader’s Choice Awards

It is always nice when someone acknowledges your work, your vision or even just you. I’ve written in the past about my appreciate for the Keystone Alliance Gaylife Newsletter based in the Johnstown area. So I am pleased to be among the honorees in their 2016 Reader’s Choice Awards. What’s really exciting for me is […]

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 […]

Thank You For Nine Nominations In The Readers Choice Awards

We are honored to be nominated for nine awards across eight categories for the 2016 Keystone Alliance Gaylife Newsletter Reader’s Choice Awards.  Thank you to everyone who nominated us in these categories. We regularly contribute to the newsletter and appreciate their good work in the Southwest Central PA region. This is the semi-final ballot. To vote, […]

Vote in the 2016 LGBT Reader’s Choice Awards – UPDATED!

Updated to reflect two NEW categories – see the list below. Time again for the annual Readers Choice awards sponsored by Keystone Alliance/Gaylife Newsletter. We’ve been honored to be nominated and awarded in previous years. Here’s how it works:  You copy the ballot below into an email with your nominations then send it to [email protected]  The […]

John, 38, Is a Johnstown Based LGBTQ Activist #AMPLIFY

Johnstown Gay

John has the distinction of being the 100th person profiled in this series since May 2015. Thank you, John. Name: John DeBartola Age: 38 County of Residence: I hail from New Jersey. I lived in Susquehanna County, PA when I was finishing high school. I have lived in Cambria County, PA and the surrounding area since 1995. Preferred […]