We are faced over and over again with opportunities to ask what does it mean to be an LGBTQ community? As society changes the answer may change, and we need now as much as ever before to be doing the hard work to keep asking and sorting out the answers.
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Pride: Pittsburgh will have celebrated, danced, marched, networked, and there was probably some other fun stuff in there too. We are now just another part of the rich tapestry of neighborhoods and people that make up what we call Western PA. Not only is Pittsburgh used to us, but they embrace us and love us and want to show off their pride in us, and pride in the way we are an integral part of the whole.
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.
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.
Zach will be here in Pittsburgh for the Pittsburgh Pride Advocacy Rally on June 3rd, on the steps to the City County Building.
I try, sometimes more successfully than others, to raise a different perspective and ask questions others aren’t asking, and writing over the past few months has shown me over and over again, how that is both working, as well as how much more I can do to be clear with what I’m saying and through provocative posts prompt meaningful thinking and exchange.
Yesterday, I posted a list of questions I would like to ask Cleve Jones, and today, I want to turn my attention to Brent Hawkes.
Nate Phelps, the estranged son of the controversial Pastor Fred Phelps of the Westboro Baptist Church, will join activist Cleve Jones and Rev. Dr. Brent Hawkes to promote equality at the first ever Advocacy Rally in Pittsburgh.