Mair, 55, Came Out the Same Week As Ellen DeGeneres #AMPLIFY

Lesbian Pittsburgh

Name: Mair Age: 55 County of Residence:  Allegheny, previously Westmoreland Preferred Pronouns: Lesbian How do you describe your identity? Tomboy, butch Please describe your coming out experience. Where did you find support? What challenges did you face? I didn’t know I was gay until I was 33 (1993) and met a women I fell for. Actually, she wrote me […]

First United Methodist Church Withdraws from Pgh Pridefest To Stand With Marginalized LGBTQ Community

Church Withdraws From PrideFest

I received this statement from First United Methodist Church in response to recent disclosures about Pridefest ~ Sue PRIDE 2015 RESPONSE– First United Methodist Church, 5401 Centre Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15232 Our response to the contracting of IGGY AZALEA for be the musical headliner for PrideFest 2015. IGGY AZELEA is a rapper who in both […]

Photos from the 2014 Pittsburgh Dyke and Trans March

Pittsburgh Dyke Trans March

Post by Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents.

LGBTQ&A: Ted Martin Wants Us All to Pull Together

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. Ted is the Executive Director of Equality PA, a statewide LGBTQ advocacy group. We’ve never actually met, but we have chatted quite a bit […]

Pittsburgh Dyke and Trans March

Pittsburgh is one of the few cities with a trans inclusive Dyke March – a reflection of how our unique LGBTQ community creates interesting spaces.  

“Put a Rainbow On It” – Quirky Video Explores How We Create Queer Safe Spaces

My friend Ian Awesome passed this along … the commercialization of “Pride, Inc” has always been troubling, but perhaps inevitable in our market driven society. The issues about creating false messages of safety and other deceptive practices are worth considering. It is sort of like a Mayor signing a pledge about a marriage he can’t […]

Local Theater Company Celebrates Pride With Female Erotic Theatrical Expose

Earlier in May, we were introduced to Off The Wall Productions theater company in Carnegie, PA. We are excited to share that they are producing a one-night only performance for Pride – “The Secret of the Pear for Women Who Love Womenl” on Tuesday, June 11 at 8 PM. A Pittsburgh Pride Event by The […]

Save the Date: Pittsburgh Dyke and Trans March 2013

Saturday, June 22, 2013 – Bloomfield.  For more details – check them out on Facebook! Want to help? Join the “float committee” Offer to drive folks to & from march so they can participate Donate – $5 or $50 will help with some of the modest costs Donate clean, gently used tee shirts (plain, solid […]