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

How ‘A Tree Grows in Brooklyn’ shapes my perspective of my 2x great-grandmothers

2x great grandmothers

Over a year ago, I took on a daunting task of blogging about the lives of my eight 2x-great grandmothers (2gg’s) aka the grandmothers of my own grandparents I have four grandparents, they each had two and that equals eight. Technically, I also had three step-2x-great-grandmothers who were the second spouses of my male ancestors, […]

Q&A: Crafters with activist leanings will be at Pittsburgh’s first holiday Craftivist markeplace

Craftivist Pittsburgh

Joining the annual array of holiday craft shows is a brand-new entry – Craftivists. On Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 11 AM – 4 PM, you’ll find an array of socially conscious crafters exhibiting at The Union Project in the East End. We are pleased to be the social media sponsor for this intriguing new […]

Win a free download of Halsey’s “Graveyard” (Axwell Remix)!

Halsey giveaway

Enter now to win a free download of “Graveyard” (Axwell Remix), based on the hit single featured on the forthcoming album Manic from multi-platinum artist Halsey. Download/stream “Graveyard” (Axwell Remix): https://halsey.lnk.to/graveyardaxwell Manic is available for pre-order NOW: https://halsey.lnk.to/manicthealbumPR Facebook.com/halseymusic Twitter.com/halsey Instagram.com/iamhalsey Rulez To be eligible you must be 18 and live in the continental US. You may enter as many giveaways […]

My Pittsburgh Basket #NaBloPoMo2019 #NaBloPoMoPgh

The Prompt – You are packing a Pittsburgh box for someone who has moved away. Describe what you include and why. My box would include Yinz is a Gender Neutral Pronoun shirt from Etna Print Circus A piece of slag from Brown’sDump Locally roasted and ground coffee from Eat n Park and Coffee Tree Roasters […]

Rural PA LGBTQ&A with West Branch Pride Organizers in Williamsport, Lycoming County

West Branch Susquehanna River Pride

This is part of a new occasional series exploring LGBTQ organizing in rural Pennsylvania communities. After our recent driving trip through the PA Wilds communities, I was impressed that after an almost complete lack of queer visibility, a slew of new LGBTQ projects unfolded in my feed – a Pride event in Elk County, a […]

I’ve never been to Pittsburgh

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

The Prompt – There are 90 neighborhoods in Pittsburgh and 130 municipalities in Allegheny County. Tell us about one of each that you’ve never visited. And about one of each that you absolutely adore. I’ve never knowingly been to Esplen or Oakwood or St. Clair in the City of Pittsburgh. In Allegheny County, I’ve never […]

Where is your coat? #NaBloPoMo2019 #NaBloPoMoPgh

Hallloween costumes

The Prompt – How often did you have to wear a coat with your Halloween costume? Should this be a dealbreaker? It was hit or miss. As I got older, I tried to lean into costumes that were inherently weather flexible. One year, my Dad made me a costume that allowed me to wear a […]

82 Trans Stories from Western Pennsylvania Honor Trans Awareness Week

The week before Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20, we have Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility of transgender people and address issues the community faces. I’ve curated 82 stories from our #AMPLIFY project to illustrate the multi-faceted experiences of transgender neighbors in Western Pennsylvania. Our project asks people to describe their […]

What qualifies as Pittsburgh Famous? #NaBloPoMo2019

Pittsburgh Famous

The Prompt – There are lots of folks described as “Pittsburgh famous” – what does that phrase mean to you? Please list a few Pittsburgh famous folks that most people might not immediately think about. Pittsburgh famous includes high-profile local folks, often members of the media and politicians, but also artists, creators, quirky neighbors who […]

Twinkle! kid’s drag and talent show devoted to gender fluid and trans kids, and their friends at the Warhol on Sunday

Kid's Drag and Trans Variety Show

See you on Sunday at the Warhol … scroll down for details or follow that link …   Tickets only $10 at the door general admission, or reserve a discounted seat for $7. Purchase your discounted tickets at: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=FHYDAPPBQK2ZG Join us for the 5th annual TWINKLE! Kid’s Drag & Variety Show! You will not want […]