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Mary Douglas Glasspool – October 15
“My top priority is serving God’s people in God’s church.”
Glasspool is the first openly lesbian Episcopal bishop.
Karl Gorath – October 16
“I wore a pink triangle.”
Gorath was imprisoned by the Nazis at Auschwitz for being gay.
Lorraine Hansberry – October 17
“There is always something left to love.”
Hansberry was an acclaimed American playwright best known for “A Raisin in the Sun.”
Taiga Ishikawa – October 18
“Coming out as a gay is not easy in Japan yet.”
Caitlyn Jenner – October 19
“I’m so happy after such a long struggle to be living my true self.”
Jenner is an Olympic gold medalist and internationally known transgender activist.
Marsha P. Johnson – October 20
“I may be crazy but that don’t make me wrong.”
Alain Locke – October 21
“Art must discover and reveal the beauty which prejudice and caricature have overlaid.”