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Ohio Joe

(21,748 posts)
Sun Jun 19, 2022, 08:06 PM Jun 2022

13 LGBTQ+ Heroes You Didn't Learn About in History Class

Members of the LGBTQ+ community have made amazing contributions to world history, yet often they are overlooked or painted with a brush that ignores who they loved and how they identified. From brilliant artists to famous nurses, activists, and astronauts, these amazing heroes stepped up and changed the course of history. Read on to learn about the accomplishments of these amazing human beings. Then, read up on when Pride Month is and how it began, along with inspiring LGBTQ quotes.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/smart-living/13-lgbtq-heroes-you-didn-t-learn-about-in-history-class/ar-AAYwDW2?ocid=msedgntp&cvid=6e28a242c4024c73991eb86b066bbb1d

The List:

Alan Turing
Oliver Sipple
Ma Rainey
Bayard Rustin
Florence Nightingale
James Beard
Kathy Kozachenko
Christine Jorgenson
Marsha P. Johnson
Dave Kopay
Barbara Gittings
Sally Ride
Larry Kramer

Has a one paragraph blurb about each and links to various items about each. Good stuff, check it out.

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13 LGBTQ+ Heroes You Didn't Learn About in History Class (Original Post) Ohio Joe Jun 2022 OP
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1. Ann Bancroft
Sun Jun 19, 2022, 08:10 PM
Jun 2022

First woman to reach the North Pole by foot and sled. Plus many other accomplishments.

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