December 2020 Newsletter

It’s Giving Tuesday on December 1st! We are aiming for $5,000  altogether through the various ways to give. Follow these ways to give:

Give Big Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Magazine’s annual Giving Tuesday fundraising effort for Pittsburgh organizations

GiveLively Giving Tuesday Campaign: Donate via the hyperlink or text “GIVETUESPEC” to 44-321

Facebook Birthday Fundraiser: Our Office Manager created a birthday fundraiser for his birthday. It goes through December 1st since Facebook will match donations made on Giving Tuesday

Julie‘s Giving Tuesday Fundraiser: One of our Board members has created her own Giving Tuesday Facebook Fundraiser


Claws Out: A Holiday Drag Musical

City Theatre and PGH Equality Center have partnered together to bring this hilarious holiday show to your homes on December 12th! Enjoy two Mrs. Claus’s battle it out for the title of who is the better Mrs. Claus! Donations during this livestreamed event will go towards the mission and vision of the PGH Equality Center. To buy tickets, please follow the hyperlinked title.

City Theatre and PGH Equality Center have partnered together to bring this hilarious holiday show to your homes on December 12th! Enjoy two Mrs. Claus’s battle it out for the title of who is the better Mrs. Claus! Donations during this livestreamed event will go towards the mission and vision of the PGH Equality Center. To buy tickets, please follow the hyperlinked title.


Holiday Gifts
Still looking for holiday gifts? Check out our Square Store. We have it all! Hoodies, t-shirts, cookbooks, and more.

It’s New! 

Join us on December 2nd as we premiere our newly redesigned website by ImageBox!

Cooking with the Queer Community

Gluten free, dairy free, vegan, vegetarian, and more! Find recipes to suit everyone for the holidays.

Teen LGBTQIA+ Book Club

Join the PEC Teen Book Club (ages 12 to 19) to discuss Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller! This is the first of two books in the fantasy world that Linsey created with gender non-conforming characters. We will meet December 28th at 6pm to discuss the book via Zoom.
Order the book from any of these sites: BookShopAmazonSmile (make sure to list the PGH Equality Center as your charity), Barnes & Noble, or for free with a Library card with Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

Queer Family Gatherings

This month the gatherings hosted by Community House Presbyterian Church and Queer Pittsburgh Safe Place (formerly Pittsburgh MamaBears and Families) will have a holiday twist. On December 12 we will view the livestream of Claws Out: The Drag Holiday Musical. On December 26 we will play games and watch the new queer holiday film, Happiest Seasons. Both Saturdays we will meet at 6:30pm.

World AIDS Day 2020

Join the Pitt Men’s Study on December 1st at 7pm for their annual World AIDS Day Service. This year, the service will be virtual.