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LGBT History Month Names 2011 Icons

By Charlotte Robinson, August 04, 2011
LGBT History Month provides role models, teaches history, builds community to make an important civil rights statement about our LGBT community’s important contributions. LGBT
History Month has announced its LGBT icons for 2011. Each day in October, an Icon is featured with a video, bio, downloadable images & other educational resources.
LGBT History Month 2011 Icons Are:
Kye Allums – Athlete John Ashbery – Poet,
Alison Bechdel – Cartoonist John Berry – Gov. Official,

Dustin Lance Black – Screenwriter Keith Boykin

Rita Mae Brown – Author Dan Choi – Activist,

Aaron Copland – Composer Alan Cumming – Actor,

Denise Eger – Rabbi Lady Gaga – Singer,

Michael Guest – Diplomat Neil Patrick Harris – Actor

Daniel Hernandez Jr. – Hero Langston Hughes – Author

Frida Kahlo – Artist David Kato – Ugandan Activist

Michael Kirby – Sup. Court Justice Victoria Kolakowski – Judge

Dave Kopay – Athlete Ricky Martin – Singer

Amélie Mauresmo – Athlete Constance McMillen – Activist

Ryan Murphy – Writer/Director Dan Savage – Journalist

Amanda Simpson – Gov. Official Wanda Sykes – Comedian

Lilli Vincenz – Gay Pioneer Virginia Woolf – Author

Pedro Zamora – AIDS Activist & MTV Personality

These resources are available without charge @ www.lgbtHistoryMonth.com for high schools, colleges, community centers & other organizations including LGBT media outlets. We have a fab relationship with this org.
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1 comment:

Malcolm Lazin said...

In its sixth year, there will be an inspiring 186 LGBT Icons with resources on the site. The 31 Icons for 2011 include four youth, three transgender leaders, seven international Icons, six Oscar, Tony and Emmy winners, activists as well as legends Lady Gaga, Ricky Martin and Wanda Sykes.

LGBT History Month was launched in 2006 with 20 organizations having a link on their websites. In 2010, over 700 organizations and educational institutions had a link, making LGBT History Month the largest LGBT collaboration. In 2010, the federal government recognized the project with Secretary Arne Duncan launching LGBT History Month ceremonies at the US Department of Education.

Malcolm Lazin, Founder of LGBT History Month

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