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Three Days of Heartache and Loss

Three Days of Heartache and Loss

I think a great start is more dialogue about the history of policing and it’s connection to slavery and the subjugation of black people.We must come to terms with this past if we are going to be able to find solutions today.

July 8, 2016 Comments are Disabled 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 Comments are Disabled Activism, general
How Pride Needs to Change Post Orlando

How Pride Needs to Change Post Orlando

This is part 2 of a post. Here is the first part. So what needs to change about Pride because of what happened in Orlando? Or I think I’d rather ask it this way: was the LGBTQ community as well prepared as it could have been to deal with such a devastating attack on queer people? I’m not sure we were. Pride is an opportunity for the community to celebrate while remembering the history of[Read More…]

June 30, 2016 3 comments Gay Pride, general
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 Comments are Disabled 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!

June 17, 2016 Comments are Disabled general, LGBT Discrimination: Exploring Laws and Policies
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 Comments are Disabled 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.

June 9, 2016 Comments are Disabled general, Transgender Discrimination & Issues
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.

June 7, 2016 Comments are Disabled general, Transgender Discrimination & Issues
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 Comments are Disabled general, HIV/AIDS
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