LGBT History Month PSAs

October is LGBT History Month. Watch these amazing PSAs that feature LGBT icons and activists.

LGBT History Month: Amanda Simpson
Amanda Simpson is the Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology in the U.S. Department of Defense. She is the first openly transgender female presidential appointee.
LGBT History Month: Virginia Woolf
Virginia Woolf was an accomplished 20th century English novelist and one of the founders of the modernist movement. She published nearly 500 essays and nine novels.
LGBT History Month: Wanda Sykes
Wanda Sykes is an Emmy Award-winning comedian and actor praised for being one of the most entertaining women of her generation.
LGBT History Month: Ryan Murphy
Ryan Murphy is an award-winning film and television director, writer and producer. He is best known for creating the television series 'Glee.'
LGBT History Month: Ricky Martin
Ricky Martin is a Grammy Award-winning pop singer. A professional entertainer since childhood, Martin has sold more than 60 million albums.
LGBT History Month: Dan Savage
Dan Savage is an award-winning author, journalist, newspaper editor and political commentator. He launched the "It Gets Better" video project to combat bullying and prevent LGBT teen suicides.
LGBT History Month: Amelie Mauresmo
Amélie Mauresmo was the World No. 1 tennis player. She won 25 career titles including two Grand Slams. In 2004, she received an Olympic Silver medal in tennis singles.
LGBT History Month: Michael Kirby
Michael Kirby is a former justice of the High Court of Australia. He is believed to be the world's first openly gay justice of a national supreme court and was Australia's longest-serving judge.
LGBT History Month: Victoria Kolakowski
Victoria Kolakowski is the first openly transgender person to be elected a trial judge in the United States.
LGBT History Month: David Kato
David Kato was the founder of Uganda's LGBT civil rights movement.
LGBT History Month: Frida Kahlo
Frida Kahlo is a renowned Mexican painter, noted for her vibrant colors as well as nationalist and feminist themes. Her paintings have commanded higher prices than any other female artist.
LGBT History Month: Langston Hughes
A celebrated poet and novelist, Langston Hughes is one of the most significant voices to emerge from the Harlem Renaissance. A major contributor to American literature, his legacy includes 25 published works.
LGBT History Month: Daniel Hernandez Jr.
University of Arizona student and congressional intern Daniel Hernandez Jr. garnered national recognition when he saved the life of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. President Obama acknowledged him for his heroism.
LGBT History Month: Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris is an award-winning television, film and stage actor. Starting at age 16, he has forged an enduring career as a performer in Hollywood and on Broadway.
LGBT History Month: Denise Eger
One of the first openly gay rabbis, Denise Eger served as rabbi for the world's first gay and lesbian synagogue. She is the first female and the first openly gay president of the Board of Rabbis of Southern California.
LGBT History Month: Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga is a world-famous performance artist and singer. She is best known for her chart-topping singles and outrageous costumes. She has had three consecutive best-selling albums and one of the highest-grossing tours.
LGBT History Month: Michael Guest
Michael Guest is the first openly gay Senate-confirmed U.S. ambassador. He was nominated by George W. Bush. After serving for 26 years, Guest resigned from the State Department due to its discriminatory policies toward same-sex couples.
LGBT History Month: Alan Cumming
Alan Cumming is an award-winning film, television and stage actor. He has appeared in more than 100 films and television series, as well as major theatrical productions in London and on Broadway.
LGBT History Month: Aaron Copland
Aaron Copland was a world-renowned composer, teacher, writer and conductor. He was a key figure in forming the early 20th century American style of music and composition.
LGBT History Month: Dan Choi
Lt. Dan Choi is a West Point graduate, Iraq War veteran and Arabic linguist. He was the nation's leading activist for the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT).
LGBT History Month: Rita Mae Brown
An author and screenwriter, Rita Mae Brown is best known for her semi-autobiographical lesbian-themed novel, "Rubyfruit Jungle." She is a groundbreaking activist for lesbian and civil rights.
LGBT History Month: Dustin Lance Black
Dustin Lance Black is a screenwriter, director and producer. In 2009, he received an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for "Milk," about openly gay San Francisco politician Harvey Milk.
LGBT History Month: Keith Boykin
Keith Boykin is a political commentator, a New York Times best-selling author and a veteran of two presidential campaigns. He is the editor of The Daily Voice and has appeared on CNN, MSNBC and BET.
LGBT History Month: Kye Alums
Kye Allums is the first openly transgender athlete to play NCAA Division I college basketball. Allums was a star shooting guard on the George Washington University (GWU) women's basketball team.
LGBT History Month: John Berry
John Berry is the director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM). He is the highest-ranking openly gay federal employee in U.S. history.
LGBT History Month: John Ashbery
John Ashbery is recognized as one of the greatest twentieth-century American poets, who has won nearly every major American award for poetry.
LGBT History Month: Fashion Forward
GMHC salutes the fashion industry's longstanding commitment to fighting the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
LGBT History Month: Alison Bechdel
LGBT History Month PSA featuring Alison Bechdel, the award-winning author of the comic strip "Dykes to Watch Out For."
LGBT History Month: PSA
October is LGBT History Month. Watch these amazing PSAs that feature LGBT icons and activists.
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