October is GLBT HISTORY MONTHhighlighting, annually, the achievements of 31 gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender Icons—one each day—with a free video, bio, bibliography, downloadable images and other resources.
Visit the GLBT HISTORY MONTH WEBSITE where, beginning October 1, 2009, "a new GLBT Icon is presented daily. Each day you’ll have access to his or her video, bio and resources, along with information on all the preceding Icons. Just click on the Icon’s name, corresponding with the day of the month." This year, those profiled include filmmaker Gus Van Sant, early gay activist Harry Hay, television anchor Rachel Maddow, financial guru Suze Orman, professional basketball player John Amaechi, author Paul Monette and singer kd Lang.
We have embedded the daily video at the top of the main page of GayFresno.com. The video profile will change each day in October, highlighting a different person each day. You can also visit the website by clicking on the link above.
You can download a PDF file containing the biographies of all this month’s profiles by clicking HERE