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Equality Forum’s LGBT History Month Icons: Oct. 24 – Laura Ricketts

Co-Owner of the Chicago Cubs

Laura Ricketts is a lawyer, a philanthropist, a businesswoman and the first openly LGBT co-owner of an American major-league sports franchise. She is also an activist who supports LGBT and Democratic causes.

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QAnon’s ‘SaveOurChildren’ Slogan Has Long Anti-LGBT History

LGBTQ History Month Retrospectives from the LGBT History Project

Model and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen recently shared devastating news with her social media followers: she and her husband, singer John Legend, had lost their child halfway through her pregnancy.

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Equality Forum’s LGBT History Month Icons: Oct. 20 – Ifti Nasim

Poet & Activist

Ifti Nasim was a gay Pakistani-American poet whose unique LGBT-themed collections, written in Urdu, were published internationally. He helped establish Sangat Chicago, an organization supporting South-Asian LGBT youth.

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SF Supe Vows to Landmark Lyon-Martin House

LGBTQ History Month Retrospectives from the LGBT History Project

A San Francisco supervisor has vowed to landmark the home where the late lesbian pioneering couple Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin lived throughout most of their 54 years together.

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