LGBT History Month

October 31, 2014
Henry David Thoreau

LGBTQ History #20: Was Henry David Thoreau Family?

Famed writer Henry David Thoreau, known for Walden (1845) and […]
October 15, 2014
Laverne Cox at HIPS 20th Anniversary

LGBTQ History #10: Laverne Cox Becomes First Openly Trans Person Nominated for an Emmy

Laverne Cox is a “Jackie” of all trades. Actress, producer, and LGBTQ activist are just some of the many lines of Cox’s extensive résumé. Graduate of Marymount Manhattan College, Cox has had roles in film and television since 2007.
October 2, 2014
Rita Mae Brown

LGBTQ History #2: Rita Mae Brown’s Rubyfruit Jungle

Published in 1973, Rubyfruit Jungle was written by lesbian activist and writer, Rita Mae Brown. The autographical coming-of-age novel raised eyebrows with its explicit portrayal of lesbianism.
October 1, 2014

LGBTQ History #1: The Premiere Episode of The L Word Airs on Showtime

Whether you were sitting in front of your television on January 18, 2004, or you stumbled upon The L Word during your own coming out process, you will never forget where you were when you saw your first episode of The L Word.