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LGBT History Month Icons 2022: J. Paul Oetken

First Out Male Federal Judge b. October 1, 1965 “Moderation and judicial modesty are crucial characteristics of a judge.” J. Paul Oetken is the judge for the...

LGBT History Month Icons 2022: Rudolf Nureyev

International Ballet Star b. March 17, 1938 d. January 6, 1993 “You live because you dance, you dance as long as you live.” Rudolf Nureyev was a Soviet-born...

LGBT History Month Icons 2022: James Merrill

Pulitzer-Winning Poet b. March 3, 1926 d. February 6, 1995 “Let the mind be … a landing strip for sacred visitations.” James Ingram Merrill was a great 20th-century...

LGBT History Month Icons 2022: Lance Loud

First Out Reality Star b. June 26, 1951 d. December 22, 2001 “It was a pleasure to be a gay eyesore.” Russell “Lance” Loud was a television celebrity,...

LGBT History Month Icons 2022: Lawrence Of Arabia

British Military Officer b. August 16, 1888 d. May 19, 1935 “Truly, for some men nothing is written unless they write it.” T. E. Lawrence, “Lawrence of Arabia,”...

LGBT History Month Icons 2022: Stephen Lachs

World’s First Out Judge b. September 1939 “Now, if a gay judge is appointed, people barely bat an eye … at the time, this was big...