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Advocates say Pittsburgh’s drag performers need more latitude to shine

Advocates say Pittsburgh’s drag performers need more latitude to shine

“We’re trying to pull drag out of bars, so it’s more welcoming and more accessible, so other folks can see it.”


How to get a Pennsylvania medical-marijuana card

According to the state health department, there are 83 practices in the Pittsburgh metro area that can certify medical-marijuana card applications.

Is Pittsburgh’s rental market a good fit for Amazon?

Rental prices appear to be adjusting away from expensive units, even as city officials are hoping to attract a company that would increase demand for high-end dwellings

Pittsburgh prepares for possible teacher strike

“We know families rely on school as a place to go that is safe, that provides an education, that allows parents to work.”

Settlements resulting from alleged police misconduct are costing Pittsburgh taxpayers millions. What can be done to lessen the burden?

“You can never make Leon Ford whole, but we sure as hell cannot tolerate officers acting in such a cavalier fashion.”

New Commutes: Analyzing the changing ways Pittsburghers get to work

“People will bike if they feel it is safe for them to do so.”

Pittsburgh LGBTQ blog grabs GLAAD media award nomination

Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents founder Sue Kerr talks Western Pennsylvania’s LGBTQ media landscape and its future

Vicente Sandoval, a fixture in Pittsburgh’s Latin-dance community, has been detained by U.S. immigration officials

The Mexican undocumented immigrant has lived in Pittsburgh for more than 12 years, and has volunteered with local dance companies and in the Latino community

A few ways to channel momentum from the Women’s March into action

“The midterms are coming.”

Power to the People

Thousands flood Downtown Pittsburgh for Women's March

Despite its thousands of uses, industrial hemp is often overshadowed by marijuana

“The problem lies in the government lumping all of these into one category.”

The AMERICAN WOMAN project seeks to highlight black women, but a similarly titled CNN project could overshadow it

“I wanted to start a dialogue, and I also wanted it to be very visual in that, well, what does America look like?”



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