Posts tagged "Right Under Our Noses"
Right Under Our Noses:  Anne Lister

Right Under Our Noses: Anne Lister

When you get right down to it, it’s often harder to find notable lesbians throughout history because up until the Women’s Liberation movement of the early 20th Century, women simply weren’t afforded much of a place throughout society.  That’s why this edition of Right Under Our Noses is particularly remarkable.  Not only is she a...
Right Under Our Noses:  Pyotr Tchaikovsky

Right Under Our Noses: Pyotr Tchaikovsky

I personally had no idea that the famous composer Tchaikovsky was homosexual and I have a feeling that the majority of people who haven’t studied a music history class probably don’t know this either.  His music is widespread and considered by many to be some of the best, making him a household name.  What we’ve...
Right Under Our Noses:  Bayard Rustin

Right Under Our Noses: Bayard Rustin

One of the hardest things I had to deal with growing up gay was the sheer isolation I felt while doing so.  I’m from a small Midwest town, was put through Catholic schools, and didn’t know a single gay person throughout all of my teenage years.  I like to think I turned out pretty okay,...