Activism

Five Reasons Why Ireland Matters for Americans

Five Reasons Why Ireland Matters for Americans

My list my five reasons the Irish victory for marriage equality matters for Americans.

May 25, 2015 0 comments Activism, Same-Sex Marriage
Will you attend the party or the protest?

Will you attend the party or the protest?

Blogger’s note: Since I began writing this post, the protest effort has morphed into planning for an alternative e Pride called Roots Pride Pittsburgh.  If you missed it, there is a great post over at Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents, about the Delta Foundation’s finances. I’d encourage you to check it out. The author paints a clear picture of how the supposed goals of the group and their activities don’t seem to be aligned. I want to[Read More…]

May 24, 2015 0 comments Activism, Gay Pride, general
Is the Wizard of Oz behind the Delta Foundation facade?

Is the Wizard of Oz behind the Delta Foundation facade?

But underneath that is a longstanding and very justified frustration with an organization run mostly by a few white persons (including Bryan) which makes itself out to appear like the all- powerful wizard.

May 22, 2015 0 comments Activism, Gay Pride, general
The Protest Against Delta Foundation: Why is this happening?

The Protest Against Delta Foundation: Why is this happening?

One of the single most important things that ought to grow from this protest is for people to come understand what is happening and why. We have to hear and grasp the motivations and underlying feelings if we are to move ahead and affect change that makes what comes better and more inclusive than what has been.

May 20, 2015 0 comments Activism, Gay Pride
Has Delta Foundation Alienated Another Group of People?

Has Delta Foundation Alienated Another Group of People?

It isn’t a new criticism for Delta– that persons of color are overlooked and/or ignored. But to some, this latest effort feels like a slap in the face. Does Delta deserve the criticism?

May 19, 2015 0 comments Activism, Gay Pride, general
Pennsylvania Youth Congress Established

Pennsylvania Youth Congress Established

The Pennsylvania Youth Congress Established.
PA’s First Statewide LGBT Youth Organization, PSEC, to become PYC.

May 18, 2015 0 comments Activism
Open Letter to SCOTUS: Are LGBTQ Persons a Protected Class?

Open Letter to SCOTUS: Are LGBTQ Persons a Protected Class?

Are LGBTQ persons a protected class, and if not why shouldn’t they be?

Didn't A-rod do a photo like this already?

James Franco Don’t Know Jack About Gay

Franco has identity (how a person self identifies), orientation (one’s biological/organic predisposition), and expression (one’s gender presentation in relation to gender norms) mixed up and treating them s if they are one and the same thing.

March 19, 2015 0 comments Activism, Art
New Voices Pittsburgh Accepting Applications for LGBTQ Leadership Institute

New Voices Pittsburgh Accepting Applications for LGBTQ Leadership Institute

New Voices Pittsburgh offering first New Voices LGBTQ Leadership Institute for LGBTQ people of color, taking place on Wednesdays March 25 – April 29, 2015.

March 6, 2015 0 comments Activism, general
Did Black History Month Change You?

Did Black History Month Change You?

Two North Carolina Senators: Joel Ford, and Ben Clark, demonstrate that some need to pay more attention to Black History Month.

March 2, 2015 0 comments Activism, general
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