Two Women’s Marches Illustrate The Two Pittsburghs

(This post grew out of a Facebook post I wrote on Sunday morning.) I think having two marches/rallies centering women in Pittsburgh was a positive thing because it shined a light on the reality that we live in two Pittsburghs, divided by race. There’s an honesty there that is so rarely evident or acknowledged elsewhere. […]

17 #AMPLIFY Quotes About Hope, Intersectionality and LGBTQ Identity

AMPLIFY MLK Day

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The Questions We Should Be Asking About The Delta Foundation

A few weeks ago, the City Paper contacted me about a planned story following up on the Delta Foundation and Pridefest. I offered a few suggestions on whom to contact and asked if they would be including the context of the latest derring-do of the Delta Foundation. Namely, that would be the ruling in civil […]

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 Pgh Trayvon Martin Sit-In Weds July 17, 2013

On Wednesday, July 17, I attended the press conference called by the community in response to the verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman for the murder of Trayvon Martin as well as other incidents of racial injustice in Pittsburgh. After the press conference, the group moved to the City County Building where they delivered […]