This Is Why the GLCC Matters to Pittsburgh

A terrible story from Jamaica via the AP in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — Dwayne Jones was relentlessly teased in high school for being effeminate until he dropped out. His father not only kicked him out of the house at the age of 14 but also helped jeering neighbors push the youngster from the rough Jamaican slum where he […]

Pgh High School Student Bashes, Blames LGBTQ Families for Her College Rejection

There’s something to be said for bitterness fueled by the rapt audience of the Wall Street Journal. Pittsburgh student at Taylor Allderdice High School Suzy Lee Weiss is angry that she wasn’t accepted into the college of her choice and has chosen to take out her anger on … pretty much anyone who doesn’t fit […]

GLSEN Pgh Invites You to Brainstorm! Trivia Night

GLSEN Pgh is working with On The Nose Events to redefine their fundraising and it worked! At least – this event caught my eye amidst the barrage of Facebook notifications I receive daily. So much that I asked GLSEN to tell me more about it. Brainstorm! is a trivia night – the type of event […]

Donate School Supplies to Support Pittsburgh’s LGBTQ Youth and Families

Most schools are back in session now, but not every student has the supplies they need to succeed. In some cases, their families can’t purchase the items – in other cases, the students are on their own for the most part, particularly LGBTQ youth with little family support. Reports indicate that up to 40% of […]