Sue is founder and editor-in-chief of Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents.

Sue Kerr
Sue Kerr

She has an MSW from the University in Pittsburgh and a BA in Political Science from Marymount University. Her undergraduate claim to fame is a six month stint as an intern with then Congressman Rick Santorum.

Born and raised in West Mifflin, Sue attended college in Washington DC, then graduate school in Louisiana and ended up in Kentucky doing social service ministry. She returned to Pittsburgh in 1997.

She has been blogging since 2005. She was a cofounder of The Pittsburgh Women’s Blogging Society and is currently a manager of the Pittsburgh Bloggers. Sue has been published on Huffington Post Gay Voices as well as in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh’s OUT, CUE Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Progressive. She also blogs for The Bilerico Project and BlogHer where is also part of their social media influencer project.

She was named to Pittsburgh’s 40 Under 40 in 2004 and is a graduate of Leadership Development Initiative Class VII. She was nominated as a Woman Greening Pittsburgh in 2010 and named a “Rising Star” in 2013 for her work in reuse and recycling. Sue was also featured on the “12 Questions” website by Laughing Mouse Press.

Sue is an avid social media user and “microblogs” on Facebook and Twitter on a regular basis. In March 2014, Sue was named one of “16 Pittsburgh Social Media Mavens To Follow” by the website Pop City.

Family Life: Lives with her partner Ledcat and critters on Pittsburgh’s Northside

Compulsions: coffee, soap operas,

Sue can be found at @PghLesbian24 or via email pghlesbian at gmail (dot) com

Q&A with Gisele Barreto Fetterman, Second Lady of Pennsylvania

Gisele Fetterman

“I want Pennsylvania to be a safe, just, and more welcoming place for everyone.  I want everyone to have an opportunity to thrive in our state.” Gisele and I have been social media friends for several years, most typically coming together when there is a need that taps into our mutual social justice skills and […]

How much would you pay to hear Ed Pinto’s queer life story? #AMPLIFY

Ed Pinto Pittsburgh

This is Ed Pinto aka Eduardo Pienta aka Eddie the Jagoff. I met Ed in January 2017 at a fundraiser organized by Viva Valezz to support the ACLU. His body was covered in ink, the ‘script’ of a performance spoken word piece. I was impressed that he could do a backbend and had very pretty […]

Rent Captain Marvel on Amazon Prime This Week!

Laura is going to see the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra tonight with our friend Sarah. I might rent Captain Marvel from Amazon where it is on SALE for $3.99 for a HD rental and that can be stored for up to 30 days. Not bad, not bad. If you click on this image to rent or […]

Drag Artist Jade Elektra Wows Toronto AIDS Vigil with Her Version of ‘Undetectable’

Photo of Jade Elektra 'Undetectable'

This weekend, our Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is hosting a tribute to Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole. Their songbook is on my mind or in my ear, I suppose. So this video caught my eye when I was browsing My Fab Disease: Mark S. King writes After performing the song publicly once or twice, Jade […]

Slight Name Change, Still Lots of Cats and Cat Ladies – Meet Jewel! #PghCatLadies

Collage of Adoptable Cat Jewel

Last week, we launched a new feature promoting an adoptable cat from Pittsburgh C.A.T. the organization that is helping us with our #kittencaboodle of five kittens. That feature has been slightly revised – it is a work in progress. I am now calling it Pgh Cat Ladies and that will cover many facets of our actual […]

The Daily Show Chose Pittsburgh to Explore How Corporations Capitalize on Pride Month

Jaboukie Young-White Pittsburgh Pride

This aired Tuesday night on Comedy Central. Trevor Noah sent correspondent (we love those!) Jaboukie Young-White to explore issues around corporatization of Pride and the LGBTQ community. I’m shaking my head about the Delta Foundation trying to spin this (and the interview) as anything but a condemnation of their activities. LOL. How could they not […]

What I Think Allegheny County Should Do to Hold Police Accountable BEFORE They Are Hired

Police Accountability

Just my personal $.02 here. One issue that arises repeatedly when we are discussing police officers who kill civilians is the failure to ‘catch’ the cops who move from police department to police department because of discipline issues or misconduct or just because they are not good cops. There are two sides to this problem […]

Deb, 60, is a Lesbian Who Wants to Preserve Western PA Gay History #AMPLIFY

Queer lesbian Elder

  Name: Deb Age: 60 County of Residence: I live in California now, but was born in Allegheny Co and raised in Clearfield County and went to college in Butler County Pronouns: her How do you describe your identity? Queer, lesbian Please describe your coming out experience. Where did you find support? What challenges did you face? I was home […]

Win a Pair of Tickets to see @PghSymphony Pops Season Finale ‘Nat & Natalie’ #Giveaway

PIttsburgh Symphony Orchestra Unforgettable

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestras PNC Pops season finale is coming up, June 21-23 at Heinz Hall with “Nat & Natalie: Unforgettable” The voice: so smooth, so clear, so cool. The hits: so many – “Too Young,” “Nature Boy,” “Get Your Kicks,” “Mona Lisa” and many, many more! Conductor Byron Stripling is joined by Denzal Sinclaire and Dee […]

Enter for a chance to win the Shout! Factory’s Pride month collectible edition Blu-rays!

To Wong Fu Thanks fOr Everything Giveaway

In honor of this year’s LGBTQ Pride Month, Shout! Factory is proud to present an eclectic slate of pop culture-defining movies arriving for the first time on Blu-ray. On May 28, the hysterical and often heartfelt road-trip comedy TO WONG FOO, THANKS FOR EVERYTHING! JULIE NEWMAR, starring Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, John Leguizamo and Stockard Channing was released on […]