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LGBT History Month Icon 2021: Mart Crowley

Playwright b. August 21, 1935 d. March 7, 2020 “I had no agenda in writing this play except expressing myself.” Mart Crowley was a gay American playwright famous...

LGBT History Month Icon 2021: Ashley Diamond

Transgender Prison Activist b. 1978 “While it seems like the world is so obsessed with ‘Orange Is the New Black,’ I’m living it.” Ashley Diamond is a...

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: Carlos Elizondo

White House Social Secretary “In both my professional and personal life, it has always been important to me to represent our community in a positive...

LGBT History Month Icon 2021: Althea Garrison

Transgender State Representative b. October 7, 1940 “It pays not to quit when you want something. You have to keep working until you get it.” Althea Garrison...

LGBT History Month Icon 2021: R.C. Gorman

Native American Artist b. July 26, 1932 d. November 3, 2005 “I’m an Indian painting Indians, and if it worked out for me, then it's all well...