Fall 2015 Issue
September 29, 2015

Inaugural posters recognize LGBTQ Month

Source: NYSUT United

Inaugural posters recognize LGBTQ MonthBayard Rustin (1912--1987) and Laverne Cox are honored on the first NYSUT posters recognizing LGBTQ History Month in October. Rustin was a leading activist in the American Civil Rights movement. An openly gay man, Rustin began advocating for gay and lesbian causes later in life, work­ing to bring the AIDS crisis to the at­tention of the NAACP.

Laverne Cox is an American ac­tress and LGBTQ advocate best known for her portrayal of Sophia Burset on the Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black." Cox is the first openly transgender person to be nominated for a primetime Emmy award for acting.

Download printable copies of the posters at www.nysut.org/posters or email orders@nysutmail.org. Reference project 515A_15 (Rustin) or 515B_15 (Cox); include your name and mailing address.