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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Editorial | Corporations should care about LGBTQ+ people beyond just Pride Month

Editorial | Corporations should care about LGBTQ+ people beyond just Pride Month

By The Pitt News Editorial Board June 10, 2022
Many corporations say they support LGBTQ+ pride, but their words do not reflect their actions during the rest of the year.
Dan Minkel, a North Huntingdon resident, performs as a drag queen in Pittsburgh under the name Scarlet Fairweather.

Pittsburgh drag scene adjusts to new normal

By Charlie Taylor, Culture Editor June 23, 2020
Most drag queens and kings earn money and practice their craft by performing at bars, which closed March 15 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But the City’s drag scene has far from disappeared.
When not onstage singing, Tegan and Sara Quin use their voices to advocate for LGBTQ+ equality, as well as other human rights movements.

Artists to listen to during Pride Month and the rest of the year

By Kaitlyn Nuebel, For The Pitt News June 23, 2020
Pride Month shines a light on the LGBTQ+ community and its members, although their music, art and stories shouldn’t only be recognized in June. Regardless of your sexual orientation or gender identity, here are a few artists in the LGBTQ+ community to listen to this month — and every month after.
The People’s Pride march kicks off from Freedom Corner.

Editorial | Acknowledge progress and pitfalls during Pride month

By Pitt News Editorial Board June 12, 2019
But the past few years also brought forth a slew of hateful events, serving as a bleak reminder that we still have a long way to go. In order to continue progressing forward, it’s vital to acknowledge both the progress and the pitfalls.
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