“It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.”~Audre Lorde American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil rights activist Audre Lorde was born on this day in 1934.
“Heterosexuality is not normal, it's just common.”~Dorothy Parker American poet, writer, critic, and satirist Dorothy Parker was born on this day in 1893.
“I find writing very difficult. It's hard and it hurts sometimes, and it's scary because of the fear of failure and the very unpleasant feeling that you may have reached the limit of your abilities.”~Tony Kushner American playwright, author, and screenwriter Tony Kushner was born on this day in 1956. Follow me on Facebook: @jjshaunauthor.
“It is what you do from now on that will either move our civilization forward a few tiny steps, or else… begin to march us steadily backward.”~Patrick Stewart English actor, director, and producer Sir Patrick Stewart was born on this day in 1940.
“We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.”~Alan Turing English mathematician, computer scientist, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher, and theoretical biologist Alan Turing was born on this day in 1912.
“All adventures, especially into new territory, are scary.”~Sally Ride American astronaut and physicist Sally Ride was born on this day in 1951.
(C) 2019 JJ ShaunSign in front of the Rainbow House in Topeka, Kansas October is LGBTQ History Month. Why do I mention that you ask? Well, if you haven’t already figured it out, I’m a lesbian. I struggled with my identity in the early 80s when being gay was still considered a “mental illness.” It … Continue reading LGBTQ History Month