The Impact of Susan G. Komen Defunding Planned Parenthood on the LGBT Community

I am sad to share that many  of the LGBTQ friends identify as pro-life. Granted, I am fine with them making their own decisions and I have plenty of straight friends who also identify as pro-life. But the right to privacy that protects my body from YOUR decision-making is also the same fundamental Constitutional right […]

“Homo Outburst” – Romney Glitter Bombed

From CBS News comes report that Romney was glitter bombed today during an appearance in Eagan, Minnesota. He brushed it of (literally – ha) as “confetti” celebrating his win, but you can imagine how smooth that came across.

More on Salvation Army

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

The New York Times has a nice piece up on the impact of educating the community about the discriminatory practices of the Salvation Army against the LGBTQ community. George Hood, a Salvation Army spokesman, said all revenue from Salvation Army thrift stores is used locally. But he said a small percentage of money dropped into […]

Fear

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

In an earlier post, I shared some recent experiences being gay bashed on the FourSquare.com website by a man I’ve never met. He established a fake venue to mock my volunteer work and described our home as “whoreville all dykes welcome.” 5 other people validated this offensive conduct by “checking in” to the site. No […]

Two Great Stories on LGBTQ Youth

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

Please check out these two important articles on LGBTQ youth. First, a piece in the Boston Globe about a family’s journey with their transgender daughter. It is a wonderful story about their experiences and how supportive and loving they are with Nicole. Nicole has a twin, Jonas so they’ve been an interesting contributor to medical […]

The Current Status of Equality Legislation in Pennsylvania

I grabbed this snippet summary from HRC: In May, Pennsylvania House Bill  1434 was introduced which would propose and amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution reading:” Marriage is the legal union of only one man and one woman as husband and wife and no other legal union that is treated as marriage or the substantial equivalent […]

Every Child Deserves a Family Legislation; National Adoption Month Blogfest

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

The Family Equality Council has invest a lot of resources to promote this legislation: This month, the Every Child Deserves a Family Act was introduced  by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (NY) and a companion bill in the House now has 82 bi-partisan co-sponsors thanks to the work of lead sponsor, Rep. Pete Stark (CA). This bill […]