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Pittsburgh Pulse Action Event

Pittsburgh Pulse Action Event

The Ace Hotel is hosting an evening for those who still are coping with the Orlando massacre at the Pulse night club. 7PM – JUN 28, 2016 Free and open to the public – PITTSBURGH

June 26, 2016 0 comments Activism, general
Equality PA and Day of Action for #FairPA

Equality PA and Day of Action for #FairPA

PA is promoting a rally/day in Harrisburg on June 22nd. We must see full and inclusive protections that cover all LGBTQ Pennsylvanians, and anything less isn’t enough!

Pittsburgh city-wide vigil planned for Monday.

Pittsburgh city-wide vigil planned for Monday.

A second vigil is being held in Pittsburgh to remember the many lost and harmed in the Orlando massacre that occurred so early Sunday morning. This vigil will be held on the steps of the City-County Building, as that is a location symbolic, meant to represent the city as a whole. 8PM. There are numerous reasons why I encourage you to attend. And, if you are one of my many blog readers living outside of[Read More…]

June 13, 2016 1 comment Activism, general
Orlando and the Queer Massacre

Orlando and the Queer Massacre

As a blogger, my role is to come up with words, but at the moment, I have no words to express my sadness, horror, and outrage about the Florida massacre. As happy as we want Pride to be, we must face the fact that there are people who want to kill us, simply for being who we are and because we love each other. The struggle for full equality includes a struggle for our very[Read More…]

June 12, 2016 0 comments Activism, general
Bomb Damages Target Ladies Room

Bomb Damages Target Ladies Room

We do not know that this bomb episode has anything to do with Target’s decision to all all employees and visitors to use the restroom that aligns to their gender expression.

Allegheny County Bar Association Presents on Trans Issues in Pennsylvania

Allegheny County Bar Association Presents on Trans Issues in Pennsylvania

The Allegheny County Bar Association LGBT Rights Committee is offering a program, “Translating Transgender Issues: Understanding the Challenges Faced by Transgender Pennsylvanians” on Thursday, June 9 from 4:00 – 7:00 at the Omni William Penn.

Lawsuit claims Gilead Sciences Put Profits First

Lawsuit claims Gilead Sciences Put Profits First

But is drug development more controlled by what will impact their profit margin? Of course, drug companies like any businesses have a right to make profits, but how many billions is enough? And why aren’t HIV/AIDS activists speaking out against such profit hogging?

June 6, 2016 0 comments general, HIV/AIDS
AIDS foundation asks Congress, FDA to investigate Gilead

AIDS foundation asks Congress, FDA to investigate Gilead

The downside is that we are placing a lot of power in the hands of a single drug company, and I think we can be sure that decisions being made serve their financial bottom line far more than they serve the common good.

June 4, 2016 1 comment general, HIV/AIDS
Another 3rd Party Candidate?

Another 3rd Party Candidate?

I’m not really in favor of supporting a 3rd party candidate. The chances of them getting enough votes to win is worse than your chances of winning the lottery.

June 1, 2016 0 comments Election, general

Monster and the Masculine Bar Controversy

Aside from the drama aspect, the questions raised by this episode are interesting. What is the role of gay bars/clubs today?

May 31, 2016 2 comments general
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