About Susan Herr

As a teacher, nonprofit executive, philanthropist and filmmaker, Susan is passionately committed to advancing ideas that matter. She founded dapperQ in 2009 on the hunch that fashion could build solidarity in the GLBTQ community and positive visibility for her peers in the broader media landscape. For her work with dapperQ, Susan has been quoted and featured in media outlets that include the Washington Post, Huffington Post, Daily Beast, Curve, and Diva. She was also named to Go Magazine’s 100 Women We Love. She pays the bills as managing director for Trigger Creative, a film production company based in Brooklyn where she lives with her wife Shannon.

Posts by Susan Herr:

“Scandal” Character Is My Muse

“Scandal” Character Is My Muse

*Feature image via Georgia’s Peach. If you’ve seen “Scandal”, you’ve seen Harrison Wright: the ultimate power clasher. He’s big on checks, lavender and patterns that collide in a dance that makes me dizzy.  He’s also my sartorial role model. via Jimmy I’m heading back in to the workaday world after years of working from home.(…)

Fit (Unfortunately) Comes First

Fit (Unfortunately) Comes First

Exacting fit is the foundation upon which any solid wardrobe is built. This is especially true when it comes to suits.  Cis-men who buy off the rack expect that their purchase will have to be tailored.  In fact, this service is often provided at point of sale. But many of us find less than welcoming(…)

Murray Hill This Saturday at the Gramercy

Murray Hill This Saturday at the Gramercy

At dapperQ’s recent, fifth-anniversary celebration, I had the honor of presenting Murray Hill with an award for the brilliant work he does to advance visibility for our peeps.   In a world of imitations, Murray is the real deal and he’s ours.  If you haven’t had the chance to see Murray perform, grab tickets to this one-night(…)

Cool, Sustainable Commuter Backback

Cool, Sustainable Commuter Backback

Backbacks may be brilliantly functional but they are also notoriously nerdy. Enter Alchemy Goods which has produced an array of sustainable, stylish options for those of us who gotta be hands free. My search requirements? Sturdy, waterproof, easy to sling on for regular rides in to the city over the Brooklyn Bridge. But I also(…)