The five fictional heroes who taught me that women were, without a doubt, heroes of their own lives.
Dorothy Allison and Hannah Gadsby have something in common. I saw the connection, after preparing to present the Trailblazer Award to Allison at #GCLS2018. My thoughts and the presentation are included in this blog.
Biographies of lesbian women are rare. Your local library should have a copy of Indomitable and you can make it happen in five minutes or less without leaving your chair.
It’s okay to be gay as long as you are invisible – true then. True now. Which is why reading Joan Nestle is as important today as it has ever been.
If you don’t know the name Grace Hopper, spend 16 minutes with the QUEEN OF CODE from the Signals channel at 538. Populate your scenes of computer science with Grace Hoppers. And Hedy Lamarrs. And the women they have inspired like Brittany Wenger.
Astronaut and Scientist Sally Ride’s statue may represent California in the Capitol Statuary Hall and she’d be the first openly LGBT person figured there.