Q Archives, a LGBTQ Pittsburgh history project.

Articles beyond this date and going back in time are archival articles from various sources that QBurgh has obtained to maintain the history of the LGBTQ Community of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania.

The catalog of publications that these articles are sourced from consists of:

  • Equal Magazine
    • Published monthly from November 2012 until December 2014.
  • Pittsburgh Pride Magazine
    • Published annually from June 2008 until June 2019.
  • Pittsburgh’s Out
    • Pittsburgh’s longest-running LGBTQ paper, published from 1973 until July, 2012.
  • Gay Life Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh Gay News
  • Gay Alternatives Pittsburgh Newsletter

Read more about the QArchives mission to maintain the LGBTQ history of our region.

If you are the owner of content that ran in Cue Pittsburgh, QueerBurgher, Planet Q, or any other LGBTQ publication from Pittsburgh’s past please contact us at History@QBurgh.com, we’d love to save your material for historical purposes.

Jim Sheppard is a resident of Downtown Pittsburgh. Jim served as a Commissioner on the City of Pittsburgh Human Relations Commission which investigates instances of discrimination in the City of Pittsburgh and recommends necessary protections in our City Code to provide all people in Pittsburgh with equal opportunities. He has worked for Pittsburgh City Council, the Pittsburgh Mayor, and the Allegheny County Controller. For five years he was the President of the Steel City Stonewall Democrats. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. (He / Him / His)