Portfolio Category: LGBTQ History

Audre Lorde

Audre Lorde, born Audrey Geraldine Lorde on 18 February, 1934 was a lesbian activist, human…

Gilbert Baker

The Rainbow Flag: the LGBTQ symbol was designed by artist and gay rights activist Gilbert…

Harvey Milk

Harvey Milk was the first openly gay elected official in American history. He was elected…

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde was an Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet born in Dublin in 1850.  He…

William “Billy” Haines

Hollywood's First Openly Gay Star [caption id="attachment_915" align="alignleft" width="295"] William Haines, 1926[/caption] William Haines was…

Katherine Lee Bates

Katherine Lee Bates: Author of America the Beautiful Born in Falmouth, MA on August 12,…