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Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Mayor Records PSA to Promote HIV Testing

Sue Kerr | Posted 06.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Sue Kerr

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has been a long-time ally to the LGBTQ community, from his days as a legislative aide to his years on City Council and now in his first months as Mayor.

If You Can't Afford Tampons, What Do You Do?

Sue Kerr | Posted 07.19.2014 | Impact
Sue Kerr

The stigma of menstruation compounded by the stigma of poverty shouldn't leave our neighbors without the items they need for their basic health and welfare.

10 Things You Can't Buy With Food Stamps

Sue Kerr | Posted 06.03.2014 | Gay Voices
Sue Kerr

Instead of discussing the horror of someone buying soda pop or a steak with SNAP (food stamps), it would be great to turn the conversation to the things that can't be purchased and think for a minute how we could find a workaround.

Back to School Supply Drives for Older Youth

Sue Kerr | Posted 10.20.2013 | Impact
Sue Kerr

Our young LGBTQA youth (gay and straight for short) don't have family support and often don't have a place to live, but they are trying to continue with their education. So, child-sized backpacks and boxes of crayons aren't enough to get them on their way.

Pittsburgh Entrepreneur Creates Social App for Local LGBTQ Women

Sue Kerr | Posted 08.19.2013 | Gay Voices
Sue Kerr

When Ariella Furman relocated to Pittsburgh two years ago, people she met complained that there were not enough LGBTQ things to do in Pittsburgh, but after some research, Ariella figured out the real problem: There was not enough information about the LGBTQ things to do in Pittsburgh.

'God Hates Jags': Pittsburgh Straight Allies Stand Up to the Westboro Baptist Church

Sue Kerr | Posted 08.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Sue Kerr

Pittsburgh-based comedian Davon Magwood has caught the attention of the Westboro Baptist Church. Magwood, a straight ally of the LGBTQ community, loathes the WBC, so when an opportunity to poke fun at them arose, he didn't miss a beat.