Thank You For Nine Nominations In The Readers Choice Awards

We are honored to be nominated for nine awards across eight categories for the 2016 Keystone Alliance Gaylife Newsletter Reader’s Choice Awards.  Thank you to everyone who nominated us in these categories. We regularly contribute to the newsletter and appreciate their good work in the Southwest Central PA region.

This is the semi-final ballot. To vote, you should visit the ballot page, copy the ballot into an email and submit your vote to by March 15, 2016.

News Media Staff or Columnist

  • Sue Kerr
  • Trish Mifflin

Lesbian of the Year

  • Sue Kerr

GLBT Couple of the Year

  • Sue Kerr and Laura Dunhoff

GLBT Person of the Year

  • Sue Kerr

Humanitarian of the Year

  • Sue Kerr

Miss Gaylife Congeniality

  • Sue Kerr

Miss Gaylife

  • Sue Kerr

Favorite GLBT Media Publication

  • Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents

Favorite GLBT Social Media

  • Sue Kerr/Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents

We are also really glad to see two new categories and will list the entire pool of nominees. The nominations are not listed in any particular order. It is good to see the nominations expand to explicitly recognize the bi, trans and queer communities. I hope you will vote to show your support for this change.

20. Bi, Trans or Queer Person of the Year 2016​​

Eli Kuti
Rayden Sorock – Queer Video Vault, Initiative for Trans Leadership
Paula Brewer – founder of eBIcenter
Cat Conley – founder of Steer Queer
Alexander Smithson – TransPride Pittsburgh
Reverend Janet Edwards
Rashod Brown – Garden of Peace
Joy KMT – RootsPride
In Memory of Andre Gray
Aria Copeland – advocate
Brandon Harper – educator, activist
Jazmine Brockington – elder, activist, performer,
Tara Sherry-Torres – founder of Cafe Con Leche and Pittsburgh Latin Pride
Mario Ashkar – queer artist

21. Bi, Trans or Queer Community Organization/Event of the Year

Garden of Peace
Queer Video Vault
TransPride Pittsburgh
TransPride National Conference
Pittsburgh Dyke and Trans March
eBIcenter – Pittsburgh’s bisexual community center
Pittsburgh Latino Pride
Pittsburgh Black Pride
Queer Prom Pittsburgh
Project Silk



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