Celebrating LGBTQ+ Women in History and Culture, Part 2

GWC is proud to celebrate Pride Month in June.  Below is part 2 of our list of links to websites, books, podcasts, etc., that commemorate the history and achievements of LGBTQ women in history and culture, and feature upcoming Pride events, such as:

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Global Pride 2020: Celebrate Pride this year virtually by participating in Global Pride 2020.  Speakers include numerous world leaders, including former Vice President Joe Biden, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Icelandic President Guðni Jóhannesson and Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

Performers include: Adam Lambert, Kesha, The Village People, Mel C, Leann Rimes, Pussy Riot, Calum Scott, Natasha Bedingfield, Mary Lambert, the Pussycat Dolls, Rita Ora, Bebe Rexha,Olivia Newton John, Thelma Houston and more.

Book Lists: Check out Bookriot’s list of 10 Great Bisexual Women Books of 2020, or their list of 21 Books by Queer Women of Color That You Have to Read.

Visual Art: Are you are fan of visual art? Then take a look at the Feminine Moments website, which features queer feminist art from around the world, or Autostraddle’s List of 100 Queer Women Artists in Your Face.

The Renegades: Check out this amazing piece, The Renegades, in the New York Times Magazine about butch and stud lesbian culture. “Queer culture and the arts would be much poorer without the presence and contribution of butch and stud lesbians, whose identity is both its own aesthetic and a defiant repudiation of the male gaze.”

LGBTQI Women in Sport: Are you a sports fan? Review this lists of famous queer women in the sports world, including 10 Queer Athletes That Will Make You Sweat and Ranker’s list of top Lesbian Athletes.

In addition, the Democrats Abroad LGBTQ Caucus is hosting events this month as well.  Visit their web page to see their Events listing.