The Niblings Call It Quits on #LGBTQFamiliesDay 2023 — Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents

Sue Kerr
3 min readJun 1, 2023

For as long as I’ve had this blog, I’ve written about my niblings — a gender neutral term to describe the children of our siblings, often referenced as nieces and nephews. We have six, ranging in age from 11 to 17. Two live in Philadelphia, four here in Pittsburgh.

A few months ago, the youngest nibling told me in no uncertain terms that he does not like being called or described or referenced as a nibling. It sounds like corn, according to him. The three other local nibs had…

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Sue Kerr

I blog @ pghlesbian.com & tweet @pghlesbian24 GLAAD named us OUTstanding Blog in 2022 & 2019 National Media Awards Also I ❤soaps, cats, dogs & genealogy She/Her