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

Mass voters claim tricked into signing anti-gay petition

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This from …. (Boston, Massachusetts) “I don’t want to alarm you, but was your signature stolen?” That is the beginning of an automated telephone message that is going out to thousands of homes throughout Massachusetts. The calls to 10,000 people, along with letters to another 14,000, warn that they may have unwittingly signed petitions […]

Book of Daniel

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Two hour premiere tonight.   Found it to be engaging, more reminiscent of Picket Fences than Joan of Arcadia. With a salty dash of Desperate Housewives tossed in or perhaps it was the similar background music?  Either way, the gay characters are soooo not the biggest issue for the American Family Association.  This show has several flavors […]

Coach Rene's team succumbs to Lavender Menace

From (East Lansing, Michigan) More than a dozen people in purple T-shirts with the slogan “Lavender Menace” were scattered throughout the stands Thursday night as Penn State met Michigan State in women's basketball. The demonstrators were protesting against Penn coach Rene Portland who is accused of engaging in a reign of terror over her […]

NBC's Today Reviews Brokeback Mountain: Labels Character Predator

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From Pam's House Blend and GLAAD Gene Shalit of the Today show offered a strange review of Brokeback Mountain, characterizing Jake Gyllenhaal's character as a sexual predator because he's gay.  He dredges up a classic predator/victim gay stereotype that indicates, IMHO, that Shalit was uncomfortable with the movie.  Homophobic?  Yes.  Should GLAAD have called him […]

America helps the white Katrina survivors ….

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Caught this little tidbit in Newsweek Katrina—Welcome: 'White Couple' Newsweek Jan. 9, 2006 issue – As Katrina evacuees scrambled to find homes, whites were given incentives to rent in some places, while blacks were charged extra or politely turned away 66 percent of the time, according to a five-state report by the National Fair Housing […]

AFA at it again: NBC's Book of Daniel LGBT connections

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This from (Terre Haute, Indiana) NBC affiliate WTWO has become the first station to announce that it will not carry the program “The Book of Daniel” following pressure from the American Family Association. <snip> The American Family Association has been calling for its members to complain to NBC affiliates about the show which features […]

Not a good time to be a woman at Penn State …

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The women at Penn State aren't fairing well in the hands of the current Administration.  Women basketball players have been enduring the homophobic tyranny of Rene Portland for years.  and this from today's Post-Gazette … The only sour note is that JoePa appears not to have understood the seriousness of a sex assault charge made against a […]

Stop anti-LGBT activists from writing discrimination into the Pennsylvania Constitution

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NOTE: On January 24, the Pennsylvania Family Institute will be introducing their amendment.  Click and do something NOW. This from the ….  12/07/2005     Urgent – Ask Your Legislator to Not Sponsor the Marriage Amendment   We need your help to stop anti-LGBT activists from writing discrimination into the Pennsylvania Constitution. Representative Scott Boyd […]

Blessed bigotry: Pope Benedict XVI is Anti-Gay Person of the Year

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From the Washington Blade EDITORS’ NOTE:As 2005 draws to a close, many media outlets will announce their selections for person of the year. In past years, Blade editors have selected a Story of the Year instead. This year, the Story of the Year was, in our view, the extraordinary efforts of one individual to not […]