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A farmer’s wife, the grieving Abigail, and her neighbor, the free-spirited Tallie, can’t quit each other in the queer 19-century romance “The World to Come.” The women, both unhappily married to men, form an intimate bond that explores how isolation ...

This Strawberry Cheesecake features a creamy cheesecake on a graham cracker crust topped with fresh strawberry sauce. There’s really nothing fancy with today’s recipe. It’s simple, light, and fresh. You’ll probably be able to enjoy more than one slice without ...

Stonewall Sports Pittsburgh has announced that the Spring 2021 Kickball Season will begin the week of April 25th with registration opening March 13th. Stonewall Sports Pittsburgh has implemented strict health and safety guidelines to ensure players can enjoy the season ...

This is breaking news and will be updated with developments. The US House passed the Equality Act today which amends the 1964 Civil Rights act to protect LGBTQ people from discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations. The bill passed ...

If the name State Representative Ed Gainey doesn’t mean anything to you now, that’s likely to change by May. Gainey, the District 24 State Representative, is running to become the next Mayor of Pittsburgh. “I want to build a city ...

One month into his term as President, Joseph R. Biden has done more for LGBTQ equality than any President’s full body of work in an entire four year or eight year term. Here’s the summary. Even before being sworn in, ...

John Easter (Dez’manian) and Duane Binion (Naheen) brought the Ballroom to Pittsburgh. Now, they are no longer merely showcasing talented LGBTQ people, they are lending them a helping hand with True T Pittsburgh, an organization that not only brings extravagant ...

On Thursday, February 18, New Wilmington Police responded to a disturbance on South New Castle Street around 11:00 am. Police witnessed Juan Carlos Hernandez, 30, assaulting Chynaa Carrillo, 24, with a blunt object. When Hernandez refused police orders to stop ...

“Where should I be looking? There? Or there?” His face smothering the camera as he wonders where his eyes should be, Leslie Jordan is settling into our video interview like it could be a comic routine about somebody trying to ...

TJ Young, a black and queer playwright right here in Pittsburgh, joins Jim and Jason on the February 2021 episode of the QBurgh Podcast. TJ’s show “No. 6” will be streamed by the Indiana Repertory Theatre March 11 through 28. ...

It’s all in the name. “Weirdo Night” is a variety show comprising stand-up, music, performance art and the straight-up bizarre that the Los Angeles community has been returning to night after night since it started four years ago. The gritty, ...

Rabbi Denise Eger has been at the center of change and acceptance in the LGBTQ Jewish community for her entire career. She was ordained by the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in 1988 and began her rabbinate at Beth ...

A new LGBTQ+ owned small business has opened in Millvale. Maude’s Paperwing Gallery is a metaphysical store and so much more in support of queerness and all things witchy. Owners Athena and Indigo strive to provide a safe space of ...

Yesterday, out and proud State Representative Brian Sims (D, Philadelphia) announced his intention to run for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania in 2022 in a video posted to his Facebook page. “After 10 years in the State House, I’ve taken the ...

A ‘Wizard of Oz’ remake? Lol ok. New Line Cinema is teaming up with Emmy Award winning filmmaker Nicole Kassell (“Watchmen”) for a remake of “The Wizard of Oz.” Kassell will direct, but there’s no cast yet, no script to ...

What a feeling! Okay, this QBurgher couldn’t resist a winky nod to Flashdance!  Jennifer Beals has been looking fierce in the lead up to season two of the Showtime series “The L Word: Generation Q”. We’re not quite sure what’s ...

I am so giddy sharing this Valentine’s Day Cake recipe with you! This impressive Valentine’s Day Cake with chocolate cake and fluffy pink buttercream looks like something from a gourmet bakery, but is totally doable at home! What makes an exceptional ...

There’s one thing about Pittsburgh: we like to show off! Anything we develop in this city, we cannot wait to share it with the world. This is true of any movie or TV show that is filmed here, any invention ...

American Girl dolls are pretty ubiquitous these days. These expensive dolls have an endless collection of accessories and outfits that your stimulus check won’t even come close to buying. There are also books. So many books. The dolls have their ...

The good folks over at Central Outreach Wellness Center have launched an app to help get the LGBTQ+ Community of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania vaccinated against COVID-19. The app, called “VaxUp COWC”, launched earlier this week and is available in ...

Dr. Tyler Titus, the Erie School Board President and Pennsylvania’s first out trans elected official, will announce that they are running for Erie County Executive at a press conference at 1:30 PM today. The announcement will be made by Zoom, ...

Stanley Tucci has survived the icy death stare of Meryl Streep’s Miranda Priestly and told Cher to her face that she looks like a drag queen. Aside from starring as the queer second-in-command next to those gay icons in “The ...

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto today made the official inaugural appointments to the City of Pittsburgh LGBTQIA+ Advisory Council that was formally codified into City Code in June of 2020 as an off shoot of the original LGBTQ Advisory Council created ...

Last year’s Super Bowl featured commercials from nine brands with LGBTQ+ celebrities or themes and that number declined for Super Bowl LV. Only three ads prominently featured LGBTQ+ celebrities and themes this year. Additionally, Ru Paul made a “blink and ...

Chalamet and Guadagnino finally get it together While you wait for that “Call Me By Your Name” sequel that may or may not ever happen, Luca Guadagnino is lining up another collaboration with Timothée Chalamet. The project is called “Bones ...

Without dispute, the ’70s were an iconic fashion decade. Tie-dye, floral, bell-bottoms, mini (and maxi) dresses. It’s not hard to pick out a seminal trend whose influence can be seen even in modern-day wear. But despite its fun fashion, the ...

Pop Quiz: Which of the following are things that Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (Q-Prepper Bunker, Ga.) believes? Forest fires are started intentionally by Jewish space lasers. COVID-19 is a hoax. Democrats are part of a global cabal of Satan-worshipping pedophiles. ...

Learning the basics of voguing, political activism, youth events and drag shows are the queer agenda for February 2021! TransVisibility: See Me. Tonight, February 4, 2021@ 7:30 PM, online National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day February 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, ...

Sundance’s slate of queer films has grown steadily over the years, as has the scale of the increasingly star-studded festival itself. At its founding in 1985, it wasn’t the first festival to heavily feature queer-focused works — that would be ...

On January 27, 2021, the Stonewall Sports Pittsburgh board approved a winter bowling season. The season is set to run February 16th through March 23rd with team captains attending a mandatory health and safety training tonight at 7:30 PM. The ...

The first 100 days of the Biden-Harris administration mark a unique opportunity to revitalize efforts to end the HIV epidemic in the United States. This new administration begins as our country is in the midst of devastating political and public ...

The 2021 Sundance Film Festival has begun! For the first time in history, the fest is going virtual. Innovation has been the pulse of creative communities across the world to stay safe and invigorated during this global pandemic from the ...

Russell Tovey steamed up screens as Jonathan Groff’s hunky boss on the HBO series Looking, about an intimate group of gay and queer friends living in contemporary San Francisco. Impassioned thoughts on the Richie-Kevin-Patrick love triangle abounded. And then the ...

President Joe Biden has signed an executive order reversing Donald Trump’s ban on transgender service members. This is great news! I mean, kind of. These past four years have been particularly brutal for transgender Americans. The Trump Administration was a ...

Jason Shavers joins Jim Sheppard for the January 2021 QBurgh Podcast. From surviving in quarantine and how 2021 feels a little bit better to Drag Queens and learning to vogue, Jim and Jason tackle a wide range of topics for ...

Dena Stanley is a woman whose life is dedicated to aiding and uplifting trans folk in the Pittsburgh area. “I’m a hard worker.” Stanley said. “I’m about community. I’m about family, and we’re going to make a change here in ...

The Pennsylvania Republican Party’s drama over Lt. Governor John Fetterman’s Pride and marijuana flags continued this week when officials removed the flags from his balcony at the Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg. Unfortunately for the PA GOPers, the Lt. Governor ...

Following the historic nomination of Dr. Rachel Levine by the Biden Administration for Assistant Secretary of Health, hundreds of organizations across the United States have joined together to urge the U.S. Senate to swiftly confirm her to this position. More ...

We are pleased to introduce QWellness, a monthly LGBTQ+ Health and Wellness newsletter. We believe that there are two things that are vital to one’s wellbeing: Access to healthcare Access to information As leaders in those two respective fields, Central ...

Much to our dismay, we’ve all got a bit of a COVID denier living inside of us. There’s a small part of us that doesn’t care about guidelines or rules or others’ well-being. Sometimes it doesn’t even care about your ...

When it comes to safe sex, it is always best to proceed with caution.  Sure, we have the essentials like condoms, lube and routine STD/STI screenings, but there is more to it than most know. Within the LGBTQ+ Community, many ...

Breaking Binary Presented by True T PGH. Starting Thursday, January 28th, bi-weekly through May 20th Breaking Binary explores what it means to be two-spirited while dismantling the social norms of traditional male versus female idealizations. Brewer’s Drag and Dine Fridays ...

PrEP2Me Queer health your way! No more office visits. No more uncomfortable interactions. PrEP2Me is a new at-home testing service powered by Central Outreach, bringing your healthcare needs directly to your doorstep! Central Outreach will deliver PrEP, HIV and STD ...

TransYouniting today launched the Pittsburgh Trans Defense Fund to purchase the supplies to put together an initial 65 free self-defense kits for Black and brown trans individuals in the Pittsburgh region. In 2019, the City of Pittsburgh’s Gender Equity Commission released ...

President Biden today followed through on his campaign promise to overturn the ban on transgender Americans serving in the military put in place by former President Trump. The ban had affected nearly 15,000 service members by discharging people for not ...

It all started with Rufus Wainwright in his bathrobe. The crooner, at the forefront of virtual pandemic performances in March 2020, performed a song a day at his home piano in the Hollywood Hills during his “Quarantunes Robe Recital” series ...

On Thursday, Republican Pennsylvania State Representative Jeff Pyle, who represents parts of Armstrong, Butler and Indiana Counties, posted a transphobic denigration of Biden Administration designate and former Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine to his personal Facebook page. Now, the ...

This show-stopping blueberry swirl cheesecake needs to come with a warning label. Really, it does. Cheesecake so creamy, a graham cracker crust so buttery, and blueberry swirls so swirly. You will not be able to stop at one sliver. Dangerous, I tell ...

It’s what you all wanted!! New Year, MORE MOMMA! And just when we thought the dumpster fire that was 2020 was starting to dim, 2021 poured some gasoline on it and kicked it up a notch! But with the new ...

As video games grow in popularity, they have become more inclusive to reach a broader, diverse audience. There are now legions of LGBTQ gamers, known as Gaymers. Lifelong gaymer Alexa Loveridge said, “I’ve been gaming since I was five and ...