Here’s How We Recently Helped Three Cats

Helping Cats

I was having a good day yesterday. Lots of little positive things. Then I got word that a cat named Tang had successfully been transferred from his humans to a rescue. That news was the capstone of the day. Two weeks ago, Tangs owners contacted me. A married gay couple, they both had serious, unexpected […]

LGBTQ Youth Holiday Project Targeted by TERFs

Trans-Exclusionary Radical Feminists or TERFs attempted to derail a Pittsburgh holiday project for LGBTQ teens. Pittsburgh LGBTQ Charities is organizing a gift card drive for local teens affiliated with queer and trans organizations. It is an extension of their #ProtectTransKids projects that are distributing over 1000 yard signs, 5000 stickers, and 2500 pens with a […]

Donate Gift Cards for Local LGBTQ Teens This Holiday Season

Pittsburgh LGBTQ Charities (PLC) is teaming up with local LGBTQ organizations to end the year on a positive and affirming note – distributing gift cards to queer and trans teens, ages 12-21, who are participants in those programs. As part of our #ProtectTransKids projects from 2022, PLC is working with the community to end the […]

One Year Anniversary of Pittsburgh LGBTQ Charities

Pittsburgh LGBTQ Charities

Today marks one year since Pittsburgh LGBTQ Charities (PLC) was registered by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. And what a first year we’ve had. Pittsburgh LGBTQ Charities was established in 2021 to raise community awareness and promote grassroots engagement for neighborhood quality of life, animal welfare, anti-poverty, and LGBTQ+ issues in Western Pennsylvania. We’ve been busy. […]

Sue’s Birthday Fundraiser for Pittsburgh LGBTQ Charities and #ProtectTransKids

October 22, 2022 will be my 52nd birthday. It is also the 1st ‘birthday’ of Pittsburgh LGBTQ Charities, a 501c3 I founded to serve the community. It was pretty cool that the Department of State recognized us on that date. For my birthday this year, I’m asking for donations to Pittsburgh LGBTQ Charities. PLC is […]

How to Help

Hey! We have a lot going on right now. Most people do one thing at a time, but we aren’t most people. We exist in a world that is complex, nuanced, and filled with priorities clamoring for our attention. Pittsburgh LGBTQ Charities (PLC) has multiple programs PLC is registered with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and […]

Update on #ProtectTransKids Yard Sign Effort – 500 Signs!

Protect Trans Kids Pittsburgh

As you may know, Pittsburgh LGBTQ Charities has been working with a local family and their neighbors to distribute yard signs throughout the community. The signs read ‘Protect Trans Kids’ and are intended to send that direct message. The idea was planted in mid-June, the first 50 signs delivered to us on June 24, and […]

VIDEO: 150 #ProtectTransKids Yard Signs on Pittsburgh’s Northside

Protect Trans Kids Yard Signs

As of yesterday, there are 150 #ProtectTransKids yard signs all over the Northside neighborhoods … take a look at the video below. We have requests for 400+ signs and expect a delivery next week. Anyone in the region can request a sign at no cost. We are accepting donations to help with production costs GoFundMe […]

Update on the #ProtectTransKids Yard Sign Distribution in Pittsburgh and Beyond

A few weeks ago, Pittsburgh LGBTQ Charities responded to concerns of a LGBTQ family being targeted by a neighbor. The specific focus at that time was targeting their 15-year-old Black trans daughter by hoisting a 9-foot transphobic sign in their backyard facing her bedroom window. Previous encounters included implicit threats to their then 17-year-old Black […]

Ke’Juan is a Proud Black Trans Girl With a Message for Pittsburgh

Ke’Juan and her Dad, Sean, ‘unboxed’ the next batch of Protect Trans Kids yard signs today. Pittsburgh LGBTQ Charities and volunteers from the Northside distributed 50 signs on the Northside this week. We have received requests for nearly 150 signs. 50 more were delivered today, 50 more next week. We can keep going as long […]