That Time NPR Tweeted About the Dunhoff-Kerr Family Thanksgiving Politics

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Our usual gang of relatives are all like-minded albeit ranging from moderate Democrats to very liberal. Talking politics at the holidays is a way to bond, to feel the comfort of like-minds, to acknowledge the big bad world while appreciating our companionship. — Sue Kerr (@PghLesbian24) November 19, 2018   (Be sure to read all […]

Can We Find 11 New #AMPLIFY Donors to Celebrate 11 Years on Facebook?

Tuesday, July 19 will mark 11 years since I joined Facebook. This past May, I celebrated 10 years on Twitter. That’s a lot of content created and shared.  In that time, I’ve gone through three laptops, a tablet, and six phones. I took a closer look at the OP I shared and was (not) surprised […]

Casual Promises to Myself That I Am Under No Legal Obligation to Fufill 2018

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I’m not setting New Years resolutions this year. I peaked in 2003 and figure why mess with a resolution that introduced me to Ledcat? Instead, I’m identifying some noncommital aspirations into the conversation. I’m not apathetic about trying to fulfill these, but I’m also not overly vested in the outcome. Either way, I still have […]

Sean, 29, Wants to Change the LGBT Climate in Western Pennsylvania #AMPLIFY

Name:  Sean Meloy Age: 29 County of Residence:  Allegheny, formerly Centre County and Washington DC Preferred Pronouns: He / His / Him How do you describe your identity?  Gay male  Please describe your coming out experience. Where did you find support? What challenges did you face? Well, it was two-fold. Firstly was “coming out” to myself, which was formally […]

LGBTQ&A: Christopher Whitlatch Believes Diversity is Good for Everyone

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.  During Pride 2013, we are trying to feature someone each day.  I met Christopher through a storytelling performance at Bricolage Theater – […]

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 […]

The Week in LGBTQ – April 14, 2013

A snippet of our most popular tweets from the previous week – follow us @PghLesbian24 Even if same-sex marriage is against your religion, we can’t ban every sin -Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://bit.ly/YXnOVt via @pittsburghpg This does not include former PA Governor Ed Rendell – Which Politicians Supported Gay Marriage and When? http://bit.ly/17jeb74 via @MotherJones Here’s a mom we all want to […]

Equal Rights in Pennsylvania

Last week, I shared a graphic from The Guardiandepicting the fact that Pennsylvania as a Commonwealth has extended zero benefits to its LGBTQ residents (and tax payers.) I’ve been challenged – on the fact that a State Surpreme Court determined that as PA permits single persons to adopt, they cannot use sexual orientation of the […]

Take Our LGBTQ Social Media 101 Survey!

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I am personally fascinated by the intersection of social media with social justice. From the use of Twitter during the recent uprisings throughout the Middle East to the Occupy movement, it is all abuzz. But on a microlevel, I have people say “I get like 4 links to your posts every day by Twitter, Facebook, […]