We're all just there to have a good time. You'll find some of the hottest restaurants and distinct shops and galleries in these parts, plus a couple of gay bars. For example when the Westboro Baptist Church came out to Oakland there was a big counter protest from students. Pgh International Airport is barely an International Airport. Particularly among the under set, gays and straights mix at many bars, restaurants, and coffeehouses. Apartments around UPenn are very expensive for anything decent. I've seen straight couples at a few drag shows at Blue Moon and I've never seen anyone have a problem with it.
Philadelphia once you leave the downtown area, is pretty Ghetto.
It's quickly developing a following among savvy, design-minded LGBT travelers, and the rates are quite reasonable considering the comfy and stylish rooms. Good luck! I'm gay and go to Pitt, I've honestly felt nothing but comfortable being myself and feeling like no one was disrespecting me on campus.
Guests, employees and performers took pictures that Johns displayed on the walls of his successive clubs.