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GLBT Friendly Personals Site. is a premier international Gay dating site helping gay men connect and mingle with other gay singles online.


an online community for and by Queer, Lesbian, and Bi women for news, entertainment, fashion and local meet ups

The Point Foundation

Point Foundation empowers promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential – despite the obstacles often put before them – to make a significant impact on society.

Wing ma'am

Local App for Pittsburgh women to meet up

Queer Linker

A place where queer and lgbt folks in Pittsburgh can find out about what’s going on in the ‘burgh


Brewer's Hotel

3315 Liberty; 15201 681-7991


146 44th St Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Phone: (412) 687-2157

Real Luck Café

Strip DIstrict 
1519 Penn Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 566-8988

Icandy LGBTQ Dance Party 18+

Iam iCandy Pgh.'s the hottest new dance party in town! Our parties are fundraisers for various causes affiliated w/ the LGBTQ community. Come and support!

Impulse Pittsburgh (Women Dance Party)

Impulse Pittsburgh is Pittsburgh’s largest lesbian nightlife party happening 1 Saturday per month from 9PM- 2 AM! Get ready to take on the Burgh with pumping music, drink specials, and raffle giveaways.

Lez Liquor Hour

"Lez Do It Pittsburgh organizes events for women to meet and mingle with other women. It’s high time that a pretty woman like you got out to meet other pretty woman."

Blue Moon

Your Neighborhood Bar, Gay Owned and Operated with Pride since 2002. Our back bar features a vintage English bar, pool table, video entertainment, and a private patio. Male Dancers and Drag Shows.

Cruze Bar

Cruze Bar is Pittsburgh’s friendliest nightclub, located in the heart of the Strip District. Boasting 6,000 square feet of space, including two bars, a huge dance floor, state-of-the-art sound & lighting system, cozy lounge and spacious outdoor deck, you won’t want to party anywhere else. Our great drink specials, friendly bartenders, big-time DJ's and live entertainment 

Thursday is 18+ college night

1600 Smallman St. 
Pittsburgh PA (Strip District) 

941 Saloon

Downtown Gay Bar

941 Libery Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

(412) 281-5222

Donny's Place

Casual hangout upstairs with a basement leather bar
A very casual bar with pool tables and dart boards. Downstairs, a basement bar called Leather Central well known for guys wearing their leather apparel. Free parking. Don't miss the Sunday Brunch.

1226 Herron Ave (Right across the Herron Ave bridge)
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Strip District

(412) 682-9869 


Persad Center

PERSAD CENTER is a human service organization whose mission is to improve the well-being of the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning) communities, and the HIV/AIDS communities. We serve our target populations and their loved ones, cradle to grave, across western Pennsylvania, with service centers in Pittsburgh, Washington and Erie Pennsylvania.

5150 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Phone: (412) 441-9786
Fax: (412) 363-2375

Pitt Men's Study

The Pitt Men's Study (PMS) is a confidential research study of the natural history of HIV/AIDS, funded by the National Institutes of Health that has been ongoing in Pittsburgh since 1984.

University of Pittsburgh, PO Box 7319; 15213
Phone: (412) 624-2008
Fax: (412) 624-3186

Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force

5913 Penn Ave; 2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Phone: (412) 345-7456 
Fax: (412) 345-7457

Shepherd Wellness Community

Church of Good Shepherd
4800 Sciota St
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Phone: (412) 683-4477
Fax: (412) 683-5755

LGBTQ Bookstores


Come visit SoHo and check out books and DVDs on a wide range of LGBTQ topics 

General Bookstores

Big Idea Bookstore

The Big Idea has been a cooperative radical bookstore since 2001. We utilize a directly democratic, anarchist model. 

4812 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-687-4323 (412-OUR-HEAD)
Wed. to Fri.: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sat. and Sun.: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Closed Tuesday, but now open Mon. 11a.m-4 p.m.

Local LGBT Communities/Organizations

Lambda Foundation

The Lambda Foundation exists to foster for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People - educational, social, cultural, health and artistic projects and programs in the Greater Pittsburgh Area through Grants and Scholarships to Organizations and Individuals.

Phone: (412) 521-5444


PO Box 110288
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232-0288
Phone: (412) 361-6996


PO Box 81732
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Phone: (412) 422-1303

Out Newspaper

Phone: (412) 381-3350
Fax: (412) 381-7989

Dreams of Hope

A creative performing arts group for queer youth and allies 

Local Shopping

Dozen Cupcakes


3511 Butler St
Pittsburgh, PA 15201

Hours:Mon: 8 AM - 6 PM
Tues: 8 AM - 6 PM
Wed: 8 AM - 6 PM
Thurs: 8 AM - 6 PM
Fri: 8 AM - 9PM
Sat: 8 AM - 9 PM
Sunday: Closed


417 S Craig St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Quiet Storm

Vegetarian and Vegan Cafe - very queer friendly!

Currently looking for a new location 

Pamela's Diner

arguably Pittsburgh best local diner. Queer owned and very friendly atmosphere 
60 21st Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 281-6366

3703 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: (412) 683-4066

232 North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15209
Phone: (412) 821-4655

5527 Walnut Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Phone: (412) 683-1003

1711 Murray Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Phone: (412) 422-9457

427 Washington Road
Mount Lebanon, PA 15228
Phone: (412) 343-3344

Square Cafe

seasonal menu items with fresh local products in the heart of the Pittsburgh’s East End neighborhood of Regent Square.  We’re a cheerful cafe that welcomes all guests with open arms and a warm heart.

1137 South Braddock Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15218


Bet Tikvah

Rodef Shalom Congregation
4905 5th Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: (412) 362-7025

Dignity Pittsburgh

5700 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Phone: (412) 362-4334


Steel City Softball

Po Box 99493
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
Phone: (412) 683-7676

Steel City Roller Derby

The Steel City Roller Derby are a skater owned and operated organization. We are Pittsburgh’s only all-female roller derby league, comprised of strong and independent women from the nation’s home of superb sports teams. 

Pittsburgh Frontrunners

Pittsburgh Frontrunners is an active running club for Pittsburgh's gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community. Friends, family and pets are encouraged to join us as well. We run for good health, training for races, and to participate in gay-friendly social activities.

Women's Tackle Football

It is our belief that the participation in a sport provides the opportunity to cultivate core character values and share the wonderful lessons taught when people learn their meanings first hand.Teamwork. Commitment. Responsibility. Leadership. Integrity. Sacrifice. Hard Work. Loyalty. Dedication. Faith. Courage.

Pittsburgh Ironman (Mens Flag Football)

We are a co-ed flag football team that organized in 2009 as part of the National Gay Flag Football League (NGFFL). We are composed of members of the Pittsburgh metro area's gay community and their allies.

Steel City Volleyball

The Steel City Volleyball League (SCVL) offers a fun and friendly atmosphere for recreational and competitive volleyball among Pittsburgh's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.

Pittsburgh Gay Hockey

Growing a Community where the GLBT hockey player can get out on the ice and play!

Dart League

a dart league meets at 5801 video lounge in shadyside

Bowling League

Steel City Bowling League is Pittsburgh’s premiere alternative lifestyle sports league.  We create a welcoming space for the Pittsburgh area’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their allies. 

Trans* Resources

Garden of Peace Project

The Garden Of Peace Project is a community of LGBTQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, queer, questioning, intersex, invisible minorities, asexual, and allies) and HIV+ folks committed to encouraging community-building, -restoration and outreach, spiritual growth, increased self-awareness, conscious mindfulness, social justice, and informed research.

Online Resources

LGBTQ College Student Resource Guide

Created by Affordable Colleges Online, this guide intends to help LGBTQ students in making their own college welcoming and supportive. The guide also includes interviews with a pair of diversity experts who lead student inclusion efforts on campuses today.