I Can’t Help Falling In Love With You

The Prompt: Tell us about falling in love: what does it feel like? With no intent to sexualize the metaphor, falling in love is a lot like the sensation of “falling” into a really comfy bed and having a great night’s sleep. There’s the literal fall and the allegorical fall of your muscles relaxing as they […]

Happy Meetiversary Ledcat

Ten years ago today, I went to the Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Pittsburgh for a new women’s discussion group. About a dozen women were there, none of whom I knew. One woman in particular seemed pretty intent on taking things in and (I hoped) thinking about them. We struck up a conversation about […]

LGBTQ&A Pride Edition: Ledcat

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. If there is one thing I’ve learned, it is that a proper introduction to your partner of ten years is a difficult thing to […]

LGBTQ&A: Jeanette Miller Loves Both of Her Brothers Equally

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.  Jeanette is a childhood friend of Ledcat – she and her […]

A Tale of Two Birthday Parties – Not All Endings Are Happy

Saturday evening, a group of friends joined Ledcat and me to celebrate her 50th birthday. We had dinner at Cambod-Ican Kitchen, a Cambodian fusion restaurant on the South Side of Pittsburgh. It is one of our favorites and we consider the owners to be very dear to us. We had champagne, we had birthday cake, […]

Happy 50th Birthday Ledcat!

We can’t believe she’s 50 either! This blog would not exist without her support, help, encouragement and patience during the past 7.5 years – and her occasional actual blog posts. This is a sample of photos she’s graciously posed for to use as blog content. 🙂

George Takei and Ledcat Co-Star in Environmental Video!

Pride in the Street

Ledcat makes two appearances in this video promoting reusable bags. Can you find them both? Bonus points if you can identify the event where I “caught” George Takei with a Batman tote bag.

Why Do People Respond to High Profile New Coverage on Poverty …

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

But help comes case by case from folks who still believe in stereotypes? Point in case. 60 Minutes did a pretty intense investigation on children of families living in their cars in Central Florida. More than 16 million children are now living in poverty and, for many of them, a proper home is elusive. Some […]