Learn about the importance of LGBT History Month with MY HERO's curated multi-media showcase of LGBT activism.
For more LGBT heroes who have shaped culture, check out our page celebrating LGBT Pride Month.
Teachers: Visit the free MY HERO Lesson Plan for LGBT History Month. Includes multimedia content, discussion guide and learning outcomes.
Watch these inspiring short films about LGBT acceptance.
Rodney Wilson, a high school teacher from Missouri, created LGBT History Month in 1994. He chose October because it included National Coming Out Day (October 11) and the anniversary of the first march on Washington by LGBT people on October 14, 1979.
Art from the Gallery that represents leaders and the spirit of the original Gay rights movement in the United States
These four stories celebrate heroes who were LGBT trailblazers in their respective fields.
Milk was the first openly gay politician and worked to gain equal rights for the LGBT community.
Learn about a New Hero Every Day of the Year: Check out the MY HERO Calendar
Students: Share Your Hero Essays, Films and Art through our Create Program
Outstanding essays submitted to MY HERO will be considered for a certificate/t-shirt prize or be featured on the Story Homepage.
Students can submit their films for free with a waiver to the MY HERO International Film Festival.
Artwork curated by MY HERO Arts Education and Gallery director Victoria Murphy.
Organizer created on 8/24/2013 2:48:08 PM by MY HERO Staff
Last edited 10/7/2021 12:02:18 PM by Wendy Milette