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LGBT History Month Icon 2021: Johnnie Phelps

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Decorated WWII Veteran b. April 4, 1922 d. December 30, 1997 “It would be unfair of me not to tell you, my name is going to head...

LGBT History Month Icon 2021: Shannon Minter

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Transgender Supreme Court Attorney b. February 14, 1961 “This is how we win; not by being confrontational but by showing people we want to contribute to...

LGBT History Month Icon 2021: Alice Dunbar-Nelson

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Author & Activist b. July 19, 1875 d. September 18, 1935 “Unwittingly, you’ve made me dream Of violets, and my soul’s forgotten gleam” Alice Dunbar-Nelson was a racially-mixed bisexual...

LGBT History Month Icon 2021: David Cicilline

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U.S. Congressman b. July 15, 1961 “The American people deserve to know who will stand up and speak out for those on the margins of society.” David...

LGBT History Month Icon 2021: Stacey Milbern

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Disability Rights Activist b. May 19, 1987 d. May 19, 2020 “I would want people with disabilities 20 years from now to not think that they’re broken.” Stacey...

LGBT History Month Icon 2021: W.H. Auden

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Poet b. February 21, 1907 d. September 29, 1973 “If equal affection cannot be, Let the more loving one be me.” Wystan Hugh (W.H.) Auden was a Pulitzer Prize-winning...