For me, few activists are as inspirational as Bayard Rustin, and I believe todays LGBTQ movement, must look towards individuals such as Rustin, if we are going to successfully navigate the next steps towards real respect, and equality.
However, they all serve as inspiration to me, to keep doing what I do. If they could be so inspirational and motivating facing such oppression and invisibility within either the African-american community, the LGBT community or both, then why would I see the little struggles I face as a hindrance to demanding change?
Press release from Equality PA regarding their Prayer Breakfast being held with an impressive list of speakers.
Does Pittsburgh need LGBTQ related journalistic reporting? Where could it be found, and what would it take to make it successful?
This breakfast follows the announcement that all four Episcopal Bishops of Pennsylvania endorsed legislation to update PA’s discrimination laws to include sexual orientation and gender identity.
Marriage Equality is all about the right to Civil Marriage and has nothing to do with the religious rite of marriage or the actions of religious institutions.
Everyone, regardless of your HIV status can take steps that help stop the spread of HIV. In that regard, your status is irrelevant. The only thing that matters is doing your part to stop the spread of HIV.
Many people knew of her great work and projects. Pittsburgh City Council is planning to recognize the Initiative for Transgender Leadership (ITL) and Madeleine Hershey.
Or from another queer angle– a story about a young woman who wants to change herself to be more acceptable, only to come to learn that she was enough from the very start. Who doesn’t need to be reminded that we are all princesses already…
Andre Gray has been missing since late October, and his family is asking for members of the LGBTQ community to come out on Saturday, February 6th to help search for information, in the area of the North Side where Andre’s car was found.