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

Pittsburgh Queer Performance: Steel Queer N’At BlowOUT Show

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If you are looking for something to do this weekend, check this out: Steel Queer N'At BlowOUT Show at Pittsburgh Eagle June 2nd Doors open at 8:30, Show starts at 9pm. Tickets are $5 in advance, $8 at the door. ADVANCE TICKETS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. THIS SHOW WILL SELL OUT. Tickets are available at A Pleasant […]

Russian Gays Defy Homophobic Violence; Will March Again

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These Russian gays are quite an intense bunch.  After facing brutality at the hands of the skinheads, the Russian Orthodox faithful and the police, they plan to rally again next year.  “The 27th of May has been for us so far an anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality in 1993 in Russia. But the gay […]

AFA sets up Anti-Gay Ford Boycott Website

Our homo-bigot friends at the American Family Association have taken their gay hate campaign up a notch by setting up a website dedicated to boycotting Ford.  Because Ford hates freedom and is out to destroy the fabric of American families by selling cars to homosexuals. h/t to Feministing

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Will Support Gay Marriage

   From the New York Daily News.  Mayor Bloomberg landed another left on the right yesterday, coming out strongly in favor of gay marriage – and vowing the city will perform same-sex wedding ceremonies, if allowed. The Republican mayor used his weekly Sunday radio address on Memorial Day weekend to say he is “firmly opposed” […]

Allegheny County Police Continue to Target Gay Men

From Saturday's Post-Gazette comes word that the Allegheny County Police successfully prevented five gay men from having sex.  Or at least they successfully punished five men for having sex by arresting them.  Or somewhere in between. As we reported last week, these intrepid cops have been monitoring a men's bathroom on Corrigan Drive (the park's main drag […]

Lesbian Bloggers Denied Access to National Stonewall Democrats Conference

The Stonewall Democrats 2006 National Conference will take place right here in Pittsburgh this coming weekend, June 2-4.  Howard Dean will be the keynote speaker with Governor Rendell making an appearance on the last day of the conference. But you won't read about it here. Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents applied for press credentials to cover the conference.  […]

African-American Lesbian Blogger sets the bar high for gay blogs

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Pam's House Blend is one of my daily absolute must-reads.  Her take on all things anti-gay, anti-black and anti-woman is smart, insightful and devastating.  I've borrowed her phrase “wingnuts” here and linked to her site more frequently that just about any other except the Post-Gazette.  The Washington Blade offers up a feisty look at what makes […]

Russian Pride and Shame – Police Stand By While Gays Beaten

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As promised, gay activists converged on Moscow to hold the capitol's first gay pride rally in spite of the event being denied a permit and denounced by religious and political leaders throughout Russia. In preparation for the rally, over 1000 police in riot gear met the activists in Red Square along with hundreds of anti-gay protestors.  […]

Right WingNuts Target 2006 Pittsburgh PrideFest for Anti-Gay Protest

A local hate group has issued a call for an “evangelistic outreach” to bring their message of hate, bigotry and intolerance to Pittsburgh's LGBT community during the 2006 PrideFest activities.  Rescue Pittsburgh is best known for their “blow up the women's health care center” message of Christian love. However,  founder Joseph Parente has tried to hurl  […]

Moscow says No to Gay Pride March AND Oscar Wilde?

At the beginning of the month, we reported on ties between Russian skinheads, the Russian Orthodox Church and Russian Muslims in the Russian ant-gay movement.   Police had to hold back protestors from the three groups trying to disrupt a gay event at a local nightclub.  Meanwhile, Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov refused to issue a permit for […]