When Alexander Nicholson’s sexuality led to his honorable discharged from the army he began a lobbying effort to repeal “don’t ask, don’t tell.” He spoke about this endeavor with VCU students on Monday night.
As a teenager Elizabeth Canfield, a VCU gender, sexuality and women’s study professor, began writing to a pen-pal who was incarcerated in Texas. Today she still writes to inmates across the country, but has lost touch with her original pen-pal.
Try speaking a sentence without using any pronouns. Hard, isn’t it?
Thanks to the new exhibit hang next to the elevators on the first floor of Cabell Library, the achievements of key LGBT figures are brought to light.