Pittsburgh Based Trans and Queer MasQUe ProjecT Urgently Needs Youth Sized Face Masks

Donate Face Masks for Students

We need your help to help students #MasQUeUp for back-to-school. Please share this post with anyone who might be able to help. Wondering where to donate face masks? The Pittsburgh MasQUe ProjecT is issuing an appeal for donations to provide face masks to school-aged children in LGBTQIA+ households throughout the region. The project needs 100-150 […]

Update on Pgh MasQUe ProjecT as we head into Pride Month

Pgh MasQUe Project

In April, we co-launched the Pittsburgh MasQUe ProjecT in partnership with TransPride Pittsburgh. Our immediate goal was to secure face masks to distribute to the trans and queer community through donations and by identifying affirming vendors. By mid-May, we had distributed more than 1500 masks to individuals and to LGBTQ organizations. We asked the Pittsburgh […]

Outstanding Blog Category Tribute Video

My friend and co-nominee Mark S. King made a lovely tribute video announcing the nominees in the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards  

Workshop for Local Media on LGBTQ Issues, Community – June 8 @PersadCenter

Registration now OPEN for the LGBTQ Media Training scheduled for Thursday, June 8, from 1-5 PM at Persad Center. This session is brought to you by Sequal Consulting Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents and sponsors ACLU of Pennsylvania and Three Rivers Community Foundation. The workshop will cover best practices and includes two panels: one of media professionals […]

UPDATED: Creating a List of LGBTQ Blogs in Pennsylvania

When I started blogging in 2005, I was a little shocked to realize I was among the first LGBTQ bloggers – I’m usually nowhere near that far in front of a trend. I wasn’t the very first – Jason Cable  at PghGay.Com had that distinction. Over the years, the ranks of bloggers has ebbed and […]

Send Pgh Students to See the Movie SELMA

Selma for Students PGH

Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents is pleased to join other community based organizations in an effort to raise funds to send 5,000 Pittsburgh area school students to see the critically acclaimed movie “Selma.” Please read below and make a donation if possible. Dear friends, A coalition of civil rights and community groups are working with Paramount Pictures […]