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Can Football Create a National Dialogue?

Since the controversy regarding Colin Kaepernick’s protest first arose, I’ve been thinking about a blog post, but I hadn’t quite found a way to see his actions and the controversy itself as a queer issue and one that belonged in this blog. But two things have happened to change that: A co-worker who is a friend on Facebook posted something over the weekend about how everyone ought to stand; Miami Dolphin’s owner Steve Ross has[Read More…]

September 12, 2016 0 comments Activism
Pittsburgh: Don’t Miss Jeremiah Clark!

Pittsburgh: Don’t Miss Jeremiah Clark!

I first heard Jeremiah a number of years ago, and I’ve always been blown away by the passion that fills his songs and music. Jeremiah puts his whole self out there on the stage, and that leads to a wonderful experience for any audience member.

August 31, 2016 0 comments general
PA AFL-CIO Endorsements for November Elections

PA AFL-CIO Endorsements for November Elections

In an effort to help inform readers, I post a vatiety of political endorsements. This is from a press release I received today: Harrisburg (August 9, 2016) – The Executive Board of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO met in Harrisburg today to complete the organization’s endorsement process in congressional and state legislative races. To be endorsed, a candidate must meet a threshold of 67% of the endorsement votes cast by the Executive Board members. “Working families need[Read More…]

August 9, 2016 0 comments Election
Tone Deaf DNC

Tone Deaf DNC

Just a short post regarding all the brouhaha that has happened today at the start of the Democratic Convention. I want to know, just how f*cking tone deaf is the DNC? What Bernie supporters have been wanting all along is a clean election– a fair shake, and the emails demonstrate that this didn’t happen. That isn’t the worse part. What’s worse is how it is all being handled. Rather than own up to the shit[Read More…]

July 25, 2016 1 comment Vote!
A Deeper look at Queer

A Deeper look at Queer

Can “Queer” remain a meaningful descripor for the diverse and inclusive rainbow community? Or is the term and idea lst its subversive quality?

July 18, 2016 0 comments general
Robert Hensley to Share His Story at The Lotus

Robert Hensley to Share His Story at The Lotus

Robert Hensley, who grew up in Western PA, will share his entertaining and inspiring story at The Lotus event for LGBTQIA youth and the coimmunity as a whole.

July 17, 2016 0 comments general
Is LGBTQIA+ Divisive or Inclusive?

Is LGBTQIA+ Divisive or Inclusive?

Is LGBTQIA+ Divisive or Inclusive? It means that everyone included under the rainbow umbrella must fit into some letter or symbol.

July 4, 2016 0 comments Activism, general
Urgent Action Needed: PA Nondiscrimination Protections

Urgent Action Needed: PA Nondiscrimination Protections

Protecting LGBT Pennsylvanians in housing and employment isn’t controversial. 78% of people across the Keystone State believe that the laws of our state should protect all hardworking people from discrimination. Pennsylvanians are ready for the laws of our state to match our values.

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
Darryl Metcalfe Protects Religious Bigotry

Darryl Metcalfe Protects Religious Bigotry

The language of the bill states that LGBTQ persons may not be discriminated against in housing, employment and public accommodations.

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