October is GLBT HISTORY MONTHhighlighting, annually, the achievements of 31 gay, lesbian,
bisexual or transgender Iconsâone each dayâwith a free video, bio,
bibliography, downloadable images and other resources.
Visit the GLBT HISTORY MONTH
WEBSITE where, beginning October 1, 2009, "a new GLBT Icon is presented daily. Each day you’ll have access to his
or her video, bio and resources, along with information on all the preceding
Icons. Just click on the Icon’s name, corresponding with the day of the month."
This year, those profiled include filmmaker Gus Van Sant, early gay activist Harry
Hay, television anchor Rachel Maddow, financial guru Suze Orman, professional basketball
player John Amaechi, author Paul Monette and singer kd Lang.
The video attached to this article will change each day in October,
highlighting a different person each day. You can also see the daily videos on
the GLBT History Month website by clicking the link above. You can download a
PDF file containing the biographies of all this month’s profiles by clicking HERE