Celebrate GLBT History Month
Oct. 1, 2010

 Celebrate GLBT History Month at your school!  

 

 The icons we celebrate in 2010 are:

 

1. Eric Alva - Hero/Activist 
2. George Washington Carver - Scientist 
3. George Eastman  - Entrepreneur/Philanthropist 
4. Sharon Farmer  - White House Photographer 
5. Leslie Feinberg  - Author/Activist 
6. Tom Ford  - Fashion Designer/Filmmaker 
7. E. Lynn Harris  - Author 
8. David Huebner  - Ambassador To New Zealand 
9. Kevin Jennings  - Educator/Activist 
10. Mara Keisling  - Transgender Activist 
11. Kiyoshi Kuromiya  - Author/Aids Activist 
12. Sharon J. Lubinski  - U.S. Marshal 
13. Jane Lynch  - Actress 
14. Patsy Lynch  - Photographer 
15. Matthew Mitcham  - Olympic Diver 
16. Jamie Nabozny  - Youth Activist 
17. Cynthia Nixon  - Actress 
18. Catherine Opie  -Photographer 
19. Sunil Babu Pant  - Nepalese Politician 
20. Annise Parker - Mayor Of Houston 
21. John A. Pérez - Speaker Of California Assembly 
22. Eleanor Roosevelt - First Lady 
23. Jalal Al-Din Rumi - Sufi Mystic/Poet 
24. David Sedaris - Writer/Humorist 
25. Maurice Sendak - Author/Illustrator 
26. Matthew Shepard - Hero 
27. Johanna Sigurdardottir - Icelandic Prime Minister 
28. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Composer 
29. Rufus Wainwright - Singer/Songwriter 
30. Mel White - Minister/Activist 
31. Emanuel Xavier - Poet

You can also check out the 124 Icons featured in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 that are archived along with resources, and get more ideas for celebrating GLBT History Month by visiting www.glbthistorymonth.org.

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