Outdated policy turns away gay and bisexual men from being a full part of the donor pool. Lifting even just the blood donation ban could increase the blood supply to 219,000 pints of blood.
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Having LGBTQ impact upon the City is not only about so-called LGBTQ Rights related stuff. Rather, Pittsburgh will progress and grow when individuals from all sorts of communities across the City come together and work together on the everyday stuff that is all about the life of the City.
Pittsburgh is a great city because we are not simply a collection of neighborhoods and communities, but because together, in concert with one another we are greater than the sum of the parts.
HIV/AIDS is an issue that impacts everyone, and affects our communities and the City as a whole. By doing all of these “to do” items, each and everyone of us is truly doing our part to minimize the impact of this disease and create a better tomorrow for everyone. Will you join me in committing to this HIV to do list?
LGBT Reception with Dan Onorato and Joe Hoeffel, October 3, 2010. Come out to hear why this election is so important for gay and lesbian issues in Pennsylvania.
This year, GLEC is taking this mission a step farther. On National Coming Out Day, October 11th, GLEC is sponsoring their 1st Annual Jobs, Services, and Organizations Fair.
I’m very pleased with how the investigation has been proceeding and the involvement of councilman Patrick Dowd has been a tremendous help. But also, the Zone 5 police commander and others there has been great.
According to Dowd, involvement in this program, not only teaches citizens about the police, but possibly more importantly, teaches the police about real citizens, and helps the police learn more about how to best serve the people of Pittsburgh.
If you are on the Highland Park email list, you know that few details have trickled out about the attack, although what has been published, has been very bothering. It is outrageous to think of this type of incident happening here, or anywhere for that matter.
Too often, some in the LGBT community see the African American community as other than an ally, when in fact groups like the NAACP and Corretta Scott King have been outspoken against homophobia and discrimination. After such a log history of marginalization, so many within the African American community have much to share and offer the LGBT community as we seek to achieve full equality. If we are open to their input and seek out them as partners towards equality for all.