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LGBT History Month Icon 2021: W.H. Auden

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...

LGBT History Month Icon 2021: Frank Bruni

New York Times Columnist b. October 31, 1964 “It’s a hell of a thing to have your identity, your dignity — your very hold on happiness...

LGBT History Month Icon 2021: Alice Dunbar-Nelson

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: Janis Joplin

Rock Star b. January 19, 1943 d. October 4, 1970 “Don’t compromise yourself. It’s all you’ve got.” Janis Joplin was a trailblazing 1960s blues-rock singer and songwriter. Celebrated...

LGBT History Month Icon 2021: Johnnie Phelps

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: Karine Jean-Pierre

Deputy White House Press Secretary b. August 13, 1977 “America is progressing towards a stronger, more inclusive future — and I know women of color are...