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

Ross Township Commissioner and ACDC Committee Member Patrick Mullin Sharing anti-LGBTQ, welfare-shaming content on Facebook

Content note – homophobia, transphobia, sexism, racism, Allegheny County Democrats, suburban life, ageism, welfare shaming Also please note the original version of the essay contained a pivotal typographical error. That has been corrected. People are sending me Trump social media content shared by other ACDC members. This one gets to me. Patrick Mullin holds two […]

Should You Send Me Screen Shots of Your ACDC Members Pro-Trump Social Media Content?

ACDC Trump Supporter Files

Soon after I published the post yesterday with 40 pro-Trump/MAGA images shared by Allegheny County Democratic Committee member and ward chair, Jeff ‘Bean’ Anesin, the tips about other members hit my inbox. It is important to create a repository to illustrate that the magnitude of the members of the local Democratic Committee and the Democratic […]

2 Northside Kittens, Mama and Papa Need Urgent Help

We need to raise funds lickety split to TNR two kittens known as Annie and Kitty, plus their parents. There’s a slight window to get the kittens into foster care to be socialized, but it’s closing daily. Any amount will help. More details below. It literally never ends. But TNR means it slows down. We […]

Proof that Allegheny County Democratic Committee Members Support Trump

Allegheny County Democrats

Content Note: racism, misogyny, misogynoir, ableism, sexism, homophobia, pro-Trump content, xenophobia, sexualizing young girls, Democrats, politicians Recently, several local media outlets have disclosed social media content posted, mainly on Facebook, by a ward chair of the Allegheny County Democrat Committee, Jeff ‘Bean’ Anesin. While a few of the posts suggest that Anesin is a Trump […]

#SteelCitySnowflake Q&A with Tereneh Idia

Tereneh Idia Steel City Snowflakes

As part of our #SteelCitySnowflakes project, we are highlighting neighbors who contribute to the social justice fabric in our communities. Our very first snowflake profiles Tereneh Idia who sets the bar high for this work by thoughtfully assessing the concept. I personally think her feedback is vital and appreciate being in community with her.  Thank […]

Patrouious Achatz, 25, Compares LGBTQ+ Resources in Allegheny, Westmoreland, and McKean counties #AMPLIFYupdate

A Heteroromantic Demisexual Man with Trans Experience

At the request of our contributors, we are creating space for people to submit updates. We know that for some folks, life has changed so we are offering an opportunity to post an update to earlier responses. We will NOT be modifying that content, but we will create a link to this new post. This […]

Allegheny County Democrat Committee is Not a Safe Space, Especially for Black Women

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They had one job. Endorse Democrats best suited for their respective offices. Somehow the Allegheny County Democratic Party interpreted that to mean 1) endorse a Trump supporter and 2) support misogynoir. In so doing, the ACDC has once again demonstrated that they are an actual threat to democracy, common sense, good government, and marginalized folks. […]

Grand Jury Report on Predatory Priests should make you rethink Fish Fry Season

Fish Fry Friday Pittsburgh

I wrote this in March 2019. I skipped all the Lent fish fries last year, but am unsure what to do this year. Lent is arriving in Pittsburgh and that means fish fry season is upon us. A mainstay of Catholic culture in Pittsburgh, this is the first fish fry season since the release of […]

Paczki? Pierogies? This Pittsburgher Had Never Heard of Them

Nut Roll Pittsburgh

Lent is nigh and soon a new food season will be upon us. People will wax nostalgic about their fried fish and bemoan the reality that older women who bake food tend to eventually die off unless middle-aged people who bake food take their place. The faithful will queue up in social halls, fire halls, and […]

Nominate a #SteelCitySnowflake

When I think about a Steel City Snowflake, a lot of folks come to mind – from high profile social justice warriors to the everyday folks in the trenches doing the important, vital work. Most of the time, that work goes unacknowledged, even unnoticed by the general population. Our working definition of a snowflake is […]