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Virtual Displays: LGBTQIA+ History Month: October 2021

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This virtual display coincides with the displays located in Reed Library from October 11 - 31, 2021.

What is LGBTQIA+ History Month?

A collage of images depicting famous members of the LGBT communityLGBTQIA+ History Month is an annual month-long observance of LGBTQIA+ history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. It was founded in 1994 by Missouri high-school history teacher Rodney Wilson. LGBTQIA+ History Month provides role models, builds community, and represents a civil rights statement about the contributions of the LGBTQ+ community. In the United States, it is celebrated in October to coincide with National Coming Out Day on October 11th and to commemorate the first and second marches on Washington in 1979 and 1987 for LGBT rights.

Source: Wikipedia

Image Credit: AKT


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