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October 2012

Patrick Henry College Herald Tackles Homosexuality

The Patrick Henry College Herald, a student-run publication, recently published this article on out friends and family members of current students [PDF], which also features the story of a current student who describes her former relationship with a woman. It's worth... Continue Reading →

LGBT History Month: Day 31 Rev. Robert Wood

Day thirty-one of LGBT History Month features the Rev. Robert Wood, who authored the first book in the United States on Christianity and homosexuality. From his bio at the LGBT History Month website: “Is it proper for two of the same sex... Continue Reading →

LGBT History Month: Day 30 Tom Waddell

Day thirty of LGBT History Month features Tom Waddell, an Olympic athlete. From his bio at the LGBT History Month website: “Winning is doing your best.” Tom Waddell was an Olympic athlete and founder of the international sporting event, the Gay Games. Born... Continue Reading →

LGBT History Month: Day 29 Jon Stryker

Day twenty-nine of LGBT History Month features Jon Stryker, a philanthropist and leading funder of national and international LGBT organizations. From his bio at the LGBT History Month website: “It’s about supporting people who are trying to live in peace as openly gay... Continue Reading →

LGBT History Month: Day 28 Billy Strayhorn

Day twenty-eight of LGBT History Month features Billy Strayhorn, a celebrated composer and arranger. From his bio at the LGBT History Month website: “If you want something hard enough, it just gets done.” Billy Strayhorn was a celebrated composer and arranger. Best known... Continue Reading →

LGBT History Month: Day 27 Pierre Seel

Day twenty-seven of LGBT History Month features Pierre Seel, championed the memorial for gay Holocaust victims. From his bio at the LGBT History Month website: “I became aware that in spite of all that I had imagined, the true liberation was for other people.”... Continue Reading →

LGBT History Month: Day 26 RuPaul

Day twenty-six of LGBT History Month features RuPaul, the world's most famous drag queen. From his bio at the LGBT History Month website: “With hair, heels, and attitude, honey, I am through the roof.” RuPaul is one of the world’s most famous drag... Continue Reading →

LGBT History Month: Day 25 Holly Near

Day twenty-five of LGBT History Month features Holly Near, a singer and activist for social change. From her bio at the LGBT History Month website: “I do not separate my music from my heart, nor do I separate my ideas from my... Continue Reading →

LGBT History Month: Day 24 Katherine Miller

Day twenty-four of LGBT History Month features Katherine Miller, the last West Point cadet to suffer under DADT, she was able to reenlist after it's repeal. From her bio at the LGBT History Month website: “It’s about vocalizing what the voiceless cannot say... Continue Reading →

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