Mayors Bill Peduto, Bill de Blasio Drop by OUTrageous Bingo UPDATED

OUTrageous Bingo Pittsburgh

The Mayor of New York City was campaigning for Katie McGinty and Hillary Clinton at gay bingo in Pittsburgh. As you can imagine, the crowd went wild. But when Mayor DeBlasio took a seat to call a game with an able assist from Peduto, I was charmed to hear the crowd yelling at him because he called too many ‘O’ numbers in a row and resisting his attempts to launch into a round of ‘Happy Birthday’ in the middle of the game. You come to bingo, you call bingo. LOL

Sometimes Irony Is Rewarding

A few weeks ago, I reached out to David Highfield from KDKA TV News to invite him to serve as a guest caller for OUTrageous Bingo. Last night, he took the stage. He was a hit! A few hours later, this happened:   See how that works? I invite a television journalist to bingo and […]

A Bishop, a Rabbi and a Newspaper Columnist Walk Into a Gay Bar

The Post-Gazette has published a lovely piece from Rabbi Aaron B. Bisno, senior rabbi of Rodef Shalom Congregation in Squirrel Hill. We don’t like the government intruding into citizens’ personal lives, and we have a deeply ingrained sympathy for victims of prejudice, having so often been victims ourselves. As Rabbi Yoffie states, “We know from long […]

OUTrageous Bingo Expands to Summer Months

Pittsburgh loves its bingo and OUTrageous Bingo has been entertaining for over a decade to the delight of LGBTQ folks, allies, families and those who love a fun bingo. Luminaries from Rob Rogers to Mayoral candidate Bill Peduto have lent their time to support this Pittsburgh institution. Great news – OUTrageous Bingo is continuing through […]

Tea Dance for LGBTQ Folks 55+ This Weekend

Spring Tea Dance Sponsored by SAGE at Persad Saturday, April 27th 4PM   Rodef Shalom Temple 4905 Fifth Ave. Oakland Come dance to your favorite songs of the 50s, 60s, and 70s spun by DJ Adele, enjoy refreshments and mingle with friends both old and new. Sponsored by Western Pennsylvania SAGE at Persad, this fun dance […]