LGBT History Month 2011

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Keith Boykin

LGBT History Month profile: Author, political commentator Keith Boykin

Thursday, October 6, 2011
Keith Boykin, Commentator b. August 28, 1965 “I'm not on a show with a pink triangle or rainbow flag -- which means that being gay is just a part of who I am.” [caption id="attachment_36166" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="Keith Boykin"][/caption] Keith Boykin is a political commentator,... [ Read more → ]
Dustin Lance Black

LGBT History Month profile: Screenwriter, director and producer, Dustin Lance Black

Thursday, October 6, 2011
Dustin Lance Black, Screenwriter b. June 10, 1974 “I heard the story of Harvey Milk and it gave me hope that I could live my life openly as who I am.” [caption id="attachment_36123" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="Dustin Lance Black"][/caption] Dustin Lance Black is a screenwriter, director... [ Read more → ]

LGBT History Month profile: John Berry, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Tuesday, October 4, 2011
John Berry is the director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM). He is the highest-ranking openly gay federal employee in U.S. history. [ Read more → ]
Alison Bechdel

LGBT History Month: ‘Dykes To Watch Out For’ cartoonist Alison Bechdel

Monday, October 3, 2011
Alison Bechdel is a celebrated cartoonist and author of the long-running comic strip, “Dykes To Watch Out For.” Her groundbreaking graphic memoir, “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic,” was awarded the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Comic Book. [ Read more → ]
John Ashbery

LGBT History Month: John Ashbery, successful 20th century poet

Sunday, October 2, 2011
John Ashbery is one of the most successful 20th century poets. He has won almost every major American literary award, including the 1975 Pulitzer Prize for poetry. [ Read more → ]
Kye Allums

LGBT History Month: Kye Allums, first openly transgender NCAA athlete

Saturday, October 1, 2011
Kye Allums is the first openly transgender athlete to play NCAA Division I college basketball. Allums was a star shooting guard on the George Washington University (GWU) women’s basketball team. [ Read more → ]
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