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Staff Picks: Shows and movies for Pride Month

Major Pittsburgh Pride celebrations have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 2, 2020
Pride Month looks like it will come and go without much in-person celebration this year, with major Pittsburgh Pride celebrations postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the LGBTQ+ community and its allies can’t spend the month of June physically together, our staff has compiled a list of the shows and movies that help bring us closer to the community and the issues that matter.

Students face encouragement, difficulties when coming out

Robert Huerbin (left), Theresa White (middle), and Jason Landou-Goodman (right) talk at the University Club Wednesday night for an LGBTQIA+ hosted reception. (Photo by Issi Glatts | Staff Photographer)
October 13, 2017

Decked out in suits and dresses, Pitt’s LGBTQ+ alumni and current students congregated in the Gold Room of the University Club Wednesday, reminiscing about the evolution of the community and discussing...

Embracing Queer: Pitt’s LGBTQ+ Community

(Illustration by Maria Heines | Staff Illustrator)
May 30, 2017

Queer pride is everywhere in Pittsburgh — Bloomfield storefronts sell queer-friendly merchandise, rainbow flags dance in the winds of Lawrenceville homes and banners adorned with local drag performers...

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