Gay Pride

Pittsburgh’s Delta Foundation Discriminates

Pittsburgh’s Delta Foundation Discriminates

A number of folks in Pittsburgh complain that the Delta board is made upon men with their own personal agendas. Events like this only add fuel to that fire. What are their real motives? I don’t know, only the Delta Board knows.

June 12, 2013 3 comments Gay Pride, general
Pittsburgh Pride = Marriage?

Pittsburgh Pride = Marriage?

But in the spirit of Stonewall which we remember and celebrate every June-

It was not the A-list gays, or the trendy folks who got the ball started demanding EQUAL RIGHTS! It was the drag queens and the types of folks that were the outcasts of an outcast minority. Marriage Equality is but one small part of the large and inclusive demand we have called Full Equal Rights for Everyone!

April 7, 2013 Comments are Disabled Gay Pride, Same-Sex Marriage
First Entertainer During Pride in Pittsburgh Announced!

First Entertainer During Pride in Pittsburgh Announced!

RuPaul’s Drag Race has brought new attention to Drag, which has grown and evolved in exciting ways. At one time, it may have been the form of gay entertainment, where today there are lesbian, gay, bi, trans and gender nonconforming entertainers in all sorts of mediums and venues. Still Drag is poignant and meaningful in the ways it uses Gender, to express power, roles, and and ideas.

February 24, 2013 Comments are Disabled Gay Pride, general

Diverse Communities: Kicking out the Bisexuals?

What I do want to really own from Jillian’s position however, is that today, more than ever before, we have a need to both accentuate our differences, and at the same time embrace our togetherness. Even if we can easily see how to cut ourselves up into isolated parts, there is enormous value in owning our connectedness which makes us one community full of diversity. Our sense of community isn’t about how we are alike, but rather, our willingness to celebrate our differences without it harming our individual or collective identity.

June 18, 2012 Comments are Disabled Gay Pride, general

Gay History 101: Gay Days at Disney

This is from Box Turtle Bulletin’s Daily Agenda, and I thought it was interesting. As we struggle today for same-sex marriage and full equality, it may be helpful to remember that it wasn’t that many years ago, when there was very little gay visibility, let alone public support for our basic civil rights. My, how far we have come, even if we still have farther to go! I have never been to Gay Days at[Read More…]

June 8, 2012 1 comment Activism, Gay Pride, general

Sailor and (GF) partner reunited.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Marissa Gaeta (left) shares a historic kiss with her girlfriend of two years, Petty Officer 3rd Class Citlalic Snell, at Fort Story in Virginia Beach on Wednesday. It’s a tradition at Navy homecomings that one sailor is chosen by raffle to be first off the ship to kiss a loved one. This time, for the first time, the reunited couple was same-sex. The picture is worth a million words!  Follow the link[Read More…]

December 22, 2011 Comments are Disabled Gay Pride, general

Pittsburgh Pride: my thoughts following Pride

Wanted to post some thoughts about Pittsburgh Pride: Pride in general, and what all of that brings to mind.

June 20, 2011 Comments are Disabled Gay Pride, general

11 Ways To Celebrate Pride

In case my blog has been a bit too heavy duty recently, here is a bit of humor (that still has a good message) about Pride. [youtube][/youtube]

June 10, 2011 Comments are Disabled Gay Pride, general

The Pride Controversy

In my experience of being at Pride events for almost 30 years, there will be al sorts of folks at Pride and each has his or her own agenda, ideas, thoughts, feelings, desires and plans.

June 6, 2011 Comments are Disabled Gay Pride, general

Equality Partners Town Hall Forum and Advocacy Training

How can we stop the negative legislation and accelerate progress on the positive legislation? We will show you how to get Harrisburg to hear your voice! That’s what advocacy training is all about.

June 4, 2011 Comments are Disabled Activism, Gay Pride, general
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